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Nanotube Therapy Takes Aim at Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers have again proven that injecting multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) into tumors and heating them with a quick, 30-second laser treatment can kill them.

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Comprehensive Cancer Center Joins National Breast Cancer Study

Comprehensive Cancer Center Joins National Breast Cancer Study Comprehensive Cancer Center Joins National Breast Cancer Study The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University has been approved to participate in a sentinel node biopsy clinical trial sponsored by the National Cancer Institute''s Nation

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Breast Cancer Vaccine Studied at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is one of seven sites in the world participating in a clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of an anti-cancer vaccine in reducing the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

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Peptide Delivers One-Two Punch to Breast Cancer in Pre-Clinical Study

Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC) have discovered what may become a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer. For the first time, a peptide found in blood and tissue has been shown to inhibit the growth of human breast tumors in mice, according to a study recently published in the journal Cancer Research.

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Avon Foundation Grant Creates Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Program

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has received a $125,000 grant from the Avon Foundation to hire two patient navigators to guide minority breast cancer patients through the health care system. This was one of four grants awarded as part of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Charlotte, a two-day, 39-mile annual fundraising event Oct. 21-22. Wake Forest Baptist is the only grant recipient in Winston-Salem. Eliminating health care disparities in the community is a major goal of Wake Forest Baptist. This disparity is quite evident in breast cancer patients: while whites account for more cases of breast cancer each year, the mortality rate in non-whites is higher. In Forsyth County in 2002, the mortality rates for whites with breast cancer was 18 percent and for non-whites it was 39 percent. With the Avon grant, a new program called the Survivors in Service (SIS) Navigation Network will be created to target women from the underserved and undertreated African Americ

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Women with Breast Cancer Who Choose Preventive Mastectomies Generally Satisfied, Study Shows

Women with Breast Cancer Who Choose Preventive Mastectomies Generally Satisfied, Study Shows Women with Breast Cancer Who Choose Preventive Mastectomies Generally Satisfied, Study Shows WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Most women with cancer in one breast who decide to have the unaffected breast removed along with

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Experts to Discuss Breast Cancer Disparities

Faculty from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, University of North Carolina, Penn State, Howard University and West Virginia University will participate in the Southeastern Symposium on Breast Cancer Disparities on Saturday, October 20. The one-day symposium, sponsored by the Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health, the Komen Foundation and the Avon Foundation, will be held at the Marriott and Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem. Areas of focus will include disparities in breast cancer incidence, genetic risk, diagnosis and treatment, and survivorship. The symposium is targeted primarily for practitioners and researchers, but the public also is invited to attend. Registration fee is $75 and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Family Foundation Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Education

Family Foundation Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Education Family Foundation Awards Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Education WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Oncology Outreach Department of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has been awarded a grant from t

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Researchers Identify New Genes that Determine Breast Cancer Prognosis

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist have made a discovery that brings them one step closer to being able to better predict which patients have the best chance of surviving breast cancer.

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Southeastern Symposium on Breast Cancer Disparities Upcoming

The Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will sponsor the Southeastern Symposium on Breast Cancer Disparities, Friday March 28 at the Marriott Hotel, 425 North Cherry St. Registration is required.

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