Breast cancer resources

Breast cancer resources


National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)
NBCF is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)
BCNA works to ensure a better journey for all Australians affected by breast cancer.
Cancer Australia
Breast cancer information from the national government agency working to reduce the impact of cancer on all Australians.


A new approach to halting the spread of breast cancer
Dr Sam Oakes: a new approach to halting the spread of breast cancer
Community Breast Cancer Research Update
Garvan and Love Your Sister


Key support for Garvan’s cancer research in 2018 and beyond
Garvan researchers are thrilled to be among the recipients of grants in recently announced funding schemes from the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Australia.
Breakthrough breast cancer drug targets a major type of pancreatic cancer
A newly approved breast cancer drug could be highly effective against some forms of pancreatic cancer, including metastatic cancer, Australian researchers have found.
DreamLab app speeding up Garvan's cancer research
The DreamLab app, a distributed smartphone supercomputer, is now available on iOS and Android. Garvan and The Vodafone Foundation are now calling one million Australians to download the app and contribute to Garvan’s cancer research.
Susan G. Komen funding for Garvan cancer researcher
Congratulations to Dr Thomas Cox (Cancer Division) who has received a Career Catalyst Research grant from the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organisation to study the role of tissue stiffness in the progression of breast cancer and its treatment.
Vale Constance (Connie) Johnson OAM 1977 – 2017
Love Your Sister generously donated funds to establish a new laboratory at Garvan – the Connie Johnson Breast Cancer Research Laboratory.
Inaugural grant funds simultaneous breast and prostate cancer research
The Movember Foundation and National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) have awarded the inaugural ‘Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant’ to an innovative, Australia-led international research project including Garvan researchers.
Cancer Council NSW funding kickstarts research into colorectal cancer, breast cancer and osteosarcoma
Researchers from Garvan’s Cancer Division were awarded five Project Grants from Cancer Council NSW.
Translational breast cancer research – translated to the public
The inaugural Community Breast Cancer Research Update is an important interface between the community and breast cancer researchers.
The Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research launches
Congratulations Dr Christine Chaffer, recipient of the Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research.
Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread in mice
Garvan scientists have uncovered a new way to decrease the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to a new combination therapy with the anti-metastasis drug dasatinib.
New technique to delve further into cancer cell biology
A team of researchers from Garvan and UNSW Australia has developed a new technique that helps to unravel some of the complexities of how proteins interact with each other in breast cancer and other diseases.