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Breast Cancer Prevention

Despite significant advances in breast cancer treatment, people continue to be diagnosed with breast cancer at astounding rates – rates that have remained essentially unchanged over the past three decades. Of the approximately $2 billion spent on breast cancer research each year, less than 10 percent is dedicated to prevention research. The opportunity for discovery is immense, and the time for breakthroughs is now – to help prevent the more than 2 million breast cancers that are diagnosed each year.

The California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP), aims to advance breast cancer primary prevention by surfacing innovative breast cancer prevention research ideas from researchers and others interested in breast cancer prevention through the Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer, a competition designed to surface game-changing breast cancer prevention research ideas.

This series presents the ten finalists with the most promising ideas for advancing breast cancer prevention.

Browse more programs in Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer.

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month on UCTV

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what better way to raise awareness than with informative updates from some of the foremost cancer researchers in the country at the University of California.

UCTV is proud to present this fine collection of content covering everything from prevention to plastic surgery and inspiring stories of breast cancer survivors.

All videos are available for free online viewing and podcast downloading, with new programs arriving each month to keep you in the know. Start learning now and share this valuable resources with a friend, family or loved one.

Breast Cancer programming on UCTV

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