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To mark World Cancer Day on 4 th February, Breast Cancer Ireland has announced it’s funding of The Orla Byrne PHD Scholarship, awarded to student Louise Watson at RCSI – a four-year study into understanding key regulatory networks in breast cancer brain metastases.
Triple Negative Breast Cancers (TNBCs) are characterised by high rates of metastases, relapses and chemoresistance. It is now well recognised that breast cancers are not all the same and can be divided into a number of subtypes, which need to be treated differently. When compared to other subtypes of breast cancer, TNBCs often have the […]
Researchers From the University of Chicago & The BCI Research Centre at RCSI Closing in On Metastasis of the Brain
Brain tumours in general are some of the hardest to treat cancers. Whether it is a primary tumour in the brain or whether it is a metastasis, it is very difficult to treat. Drugs that target specific signalling pathways are generally thought to be superior to cytotoxic chemotherapy, when they work, because they typically avoid […]
New Breast Cancer Ireland part funded research led by RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and Beaumont RCSI Cancer Centre investigators, reveals a new potential therapy approach to treat brain metastasis in breast cancer with existing drugs. Most breast cancer related deaths are as a result of treatment relapse leading to the spread of […]