Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. Estrogen is a known cause of the most common type of breast cancer (HR-positive).
Developing a robust, evidenced based approach for estimating the value added of new breast cancer drugs
Despite improvements in diagnosis and treatment over the past several decades, breast cancer remains the most common malignancy and the greatest cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide.
Discovering genetic susceptibility factors for breast cancer in an innovative international consortium
This project aims to discover new markers of breast cancer through an international effort focused on low-penetrance alleles that, in combination, have a high probability of explaining a large proportion of breast cancer risk.
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