Breast Cancer Research Foundation

REMAP-CAP to Partner With Eisai on Innovative Trial to Combat COVID

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:00am

The trial will be conducted in the multi-hospital UPMC health system along with other medical centers in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • The trial will be conducted in the multi-hospital UPMC health system along with other medical centers in the United States.
  • REMAP-COVID is an optimal study to identify potential treatments for COVID-19 as safely, quickly, and effectively as possible.
  • Eisai is proud to be part of this collaborative initiative to fight the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Most recently, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, committed $1M to help launch U.S. trial sites through the long-established, innovative trial infrastructure of the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium.

American College of Radiology, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and GE Healthcare Announce a Planned Trial to Evaluate Use of Contrast Enhanced Mammography for Screening Women with Dense Breasts

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 12:30pm

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --In a new effort to improve early breast cancer detection and reduce false positive exams in women with dense breasts, the American College of Radiology (ACR), Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) and GE Healthcare are partnering to support the Contrast Enhanced Mammography Imaging Screening Trial (CMIST) .

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --In a new effort to improve early breast cancer detection and reduce false positive exams in women with dense breasts, the American College of Radiology (ACR), Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) and GE Healthcare are partnering to support the Contrast Enhanced Mammography Imaging Screening Trial (CMIST) .
  • Approximately 40 percent of women age 40 and over have dense breasts, which can make detection of breast cancer more challenging using mammography alone.
  • "CMIST will investigate the challenges of current screening options for women with dense breasts," said Dorraya El-Ashry, PhD, BCRF Chief Scientific Officer.
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to ending breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

ascena retail group Raised $6.2 Million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 3:00pm

MAHWAH, N.J., Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ascena retail group, inc. (Nasdaq: ASNA) announced today that through its retail brands, it has raised a total of $6.2 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October of this year.

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  • MAHWAH, N.J., Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ascena retail group, inc. (Nasdaq: ASNA) announced today that through its retail brands, it has raised a total of $6.2 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October of this year.
  • For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several of ascena retail groups brands activated fundraising campaigns and special collections to help raise funds for BCRF.
  • By supporting the highest rated breast cancer organization in the country, ascena retail group has played an important role in propelling breast cancer research forward, toward new preventative and treatment options at a faster speed than ever before.
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

maurices Raises Over $1 Million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 9:00pm

Since 2017, maurices has donated a portion of special collection product sales along with customers' register donations to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

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  • Since 2017, maurices has donated a portion of special collection product sales along with customers' register donations to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
  • "This incredible milestone is a testament to maurices' dedication and unwavering commitment to end breast cancer," said Myra Biblowit, BCRF's president and CEO.
  • "By supporting the highest-rated breast cancer organization in the country, maurices and their customers are propelling research forward and undoubtedly improving outcomes and saving lives.
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

Be a HERo: Help Gordmans Fund Another Breast Cancer Research HERo

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 7:36pm

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Gordmans, as part of the Stage community of stores, is renewing its pledge to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Gordmans, as part of the Stage community of stores, is renewing its pledge to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
  • These donations fueled nearly 24,000 hours of breast cancer research and, during 2018, we raised enough money to fund a full year of research under a grant named The Stage Community Counts Award.
  • Dr. Brown's area of focus isTriple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), a particularly aggressive type of breast cancer, which makes up 10-15% of all breast cancer diagnoses.
  • We invite Gordmans guests to join us in funding another Research HERo to help end breast cancer."

Just Add Ice® Donates 10% of Online Sales for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

OBERLIN, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Online orchid and tropical plant retailer Just Add Ice has committed to donate 10% of all October e-commerce sales to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Key Points: 
  • OBERLIN, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Online orchid and tropical plant retailer Just Add Ice has committed to donate 10% of all October e-commerce sales to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • While Just Add Ice has selected four featured products for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the company will donate 10% of all e-commerce sales, so there is no limit on which products will result in a donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
  • The scientifically-supported ice watering method allows plant owners to water their orchid with ice cubes, which provide efficient uptake of water by the roots due to the slow melt of the ice.
  • In addition to the donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Just Add Ice is also running a Breast Cancer Awareness Month promotion for online orders.

Ricoh and Heidelberg join forces to give back and raise awareness at PRINTING United

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:34pm

Ricoh is a proud supporter of this organization and its commitment is reflected across all areas of Ricoh's business nationally, within local communities and with employees.

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  • Ricoh is a proud supporter of this organization and its commitment is reflected across all areas of Ricoh's business nationally, within local communities and with employees.
  • Also, this year, Ricoh hosted its fifth annual Run for Heroes event, which raises funds for veterans' charities.
  • As October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, Heidelberg is asking PRINTING United attendees to wear pink on Wednesday, October 23 to show their support and visit its booth 10143 to donate to BCRF.
  • "We're excited to join forces with Ricoh to raise money for these two very worthy causes," said Heather Banis, Director of Marketing for Heidelberg USA.

Be a HERo: Support Stage's Next Breast Cancer Research HERo

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 12:41am

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Stage is renewing its pledge to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Stage is renewing its pledge to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
  • Dr. Brown's area of focus isTriple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC), a particularly aggressive type of breast cancer, which makes up 10-15% of all breast cancer diagnoses.
  • We invite Stage guests to join us in funding another Research HERo to help end breast cancer."
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

megabus.com to Donate $1 For Every Ticket Purchased to Support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 2:00pm

On October 23rd, the company will be donating $1 for every ticket purchased.

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  • On October 23rd, the company will be donating $1 for every ticket purchased.
  • "We are honored to enter our fourth year in partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and continue contributing to finding a cure for breast cancer," said Colin Emberson, vice president of retail for megabus.com.
  • "Megabus.com like so many other companies have employees and loved ones who have been affected by breast cancer so we want to show our support on and off the road".
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

Razer #QUARTZFORACAUSE Campaign Supports Breast Cancer Research

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 6:11pm

Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the launch of its #QuartzForACause nationwide campaign to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world.

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  • Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the launch of its #QuartzForACause nationwide campaign to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191001006015/en/
    Join Razer in our #QUARTZFORACAUSE campaign to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 1st to 31st), Razer will donate 50% of the purchase price on new limited-edition BCRF Razer Customs mobile phone cases and 20% from select Quartz edition peripherals.
  • The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to be the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.