Drug extends life of younger women with advanced breast cancer, study says

“(CNN) – Younger women suffering from a common form of advanced breast cancer have experienced significantly improved survival rates when treated with a drug that targets cancer cells, according to the findings of an international clinical trial. The study was conducted among 672 women under the age of 59 who received a drug called ribociclib, in combination with a common…

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KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc

The KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide assistance and support to breast cancer patients who are in financial need. We also emphasize cancer prevention through the dissemination of literature and brochures, programs, and workshops. Each year KFJ strives to instill a spirit of hope and triumph in the community by hosting an…

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KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc

The KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide assistance and support to breast cancer patients who are in financial need. We also emphasize cancer prevention through the dissemination of literature and brochures, programs, and workshops. Each year KFJ strives to instill a spirit of hope and triumph in the community by hosting an…

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Body fat levels linked to breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

“(CNN) – Older women with excess body fat, even if they have what’s considered a normal body-mass index, could be at greater risk for breast cancer, according to a study published Thursday in the medical journal JAMA Oncology. “We do find that excess body fat in those who are post-menopausal with a normal body mass index is associated with about a doubling…

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SAVE the DATE! Our 9th Annual Celebration is October 11th!

KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc

The KFJ Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to provide assistance and support to breast cancer patients who are in financial need. We also emphasize cancer prevention through the dissemination of literature and brochures, programs, and workshops. Each year KFJ strives to instill a spirit of hope and triumph in the community by hosting an…

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