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Research for a World Without Breast Cancer

The Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG) conducts an independent, collaborative breast cancer clinical trials research program to save lives from breast cancer.
 
Clinical trials identify new, safe and effective treatments and treatment strategies for those diagnosed with breast cancer and prevention strategies for all, particularly for women at increased risk. 
 
We work with researchers throughout Australia, New Zealand and globally to pool resources, avoid duplication, share knowledge and achieve research progress faster for the benefit of all women.
 
The Breast Cancer Institute of Australia (BCIA) is the fundraising and education department of the ANZBCTG.  Ongoing support for clinical trials research is essential for progress - results can be achieved more quickly, when more funding is available.  
 
Our aim is to eradicate all suffering from breast cancer and achieve the ultimate goal of “a world without breast cancer.”
 

Recent Breast Cancer Research News

ANZBCTG Awards Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, Western Australia 24/07/2015
Members of the Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG), and researchers involved in breast cancer clinical trials research, were recognised during the ANZBCTG's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in Perth, Western Australia. more...
Perth Hosts International Breast Cancer Conference 20/07/2015
Perth in Western Australia will host the Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group's (ANZBCTG) 37th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) from 22-24 July 2015. more...
Extended Treatment May Prevent Breast Cancer Returning For Some Women 30/05/2015
Women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer may benefit from new research which has found that further treatment with an aromatase inhibitor, which reduces the production of oestrogen, may prevent breast cancer from returning. more...

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Messages from our breast cancer research supporters

  • Karen
    30/07/2015
    My mother has been living with recurring breast cancer for a couple of years now and has had wonderful support from her breast care nurse and surgeon.
  • Fatima
    15/07/2015
    It's simple - let's make the lives of women a little better.
  • John
    10/07/2015
    Our group has several members whose wives/partners/relatives/friends have had breast cancer and we wanted to support research into this condition.
  • Hannah
    07/07/2015
    Breast cancer affects too many families in this country. I know it has plagued mine and many people I know. We need to find a cure so no one else has to suffer.
  • Debra
    03/07/2015
    I had breast cancer in 1987 when I was 32 and will soon celebrate my 60th birthday - I am still healthy and very happy!
  • Yvonne
    30/06/2015
    Hopefully my donation goes to helping someone with this dreaded disease.
  • Molly
    30/06/2015
    Thank you for helping me. I wish I could give more.
  • Rosalind
    30/06/2015
    I have watched two close friends die from breast cancer so I wish to help research into prevention and cure of this disease.
  • Leanne
    30/06/2015
    To put an end to this horrible disease.
  • Karen
    30/06/2015
    I support the BCIA to let the ladies I know fighting breast cancer that they are not alone.
  • Veronica
    30/06/2015
    My mother died of breast cancer in 1969 at the age of 43.
  • Gai
    30/06/2015
    To stop the suffering that breast cancer brings we must find the cause - donate to research!
  • Linda
    30/06/2015
    My younger sister & sister-in-law have both had breast cancer.
  • M
    30/06/2015
    I have had friends pass away and also some that have survived with earlier detection and operations.
  • Sandra
    30/06/2015
    I have a very dear friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer and I saw her struggle with the process... and then rise to beat it. So proud of her!
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