Move For A Cure 2020 - Join the Movement

Care For A Cure presents Move for a Cure, a weekend-long virtual exercise event on Sept 26-27th, raising awareness for Breast Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Join independently from the comfort of your own home and neighborhood. Participate with the activity of your choice: biking, running, walking, yoga, etc! All entries receive a commemorative event t-shirt. Click the link to learn more and register today!

Developing precise medicines for triple negative breast cancer

Taking advantage of a cancer cell's altered metabolism that drives its runaway growth, Princess Margaret researchers are zeroing in on these molecular changes to help them develop more precise drug targets for one of the most deadly breast cancers. ARTICLE

Alzheimer’s Research Has Found a Protein That Protects Against The Disease

A protein that may protect against Alzheimer’s disease has been discovered by scientists. Experiments found the degenerative brain condition spreads more rapidly in the brains of mice genetically engineered to lack it. Known as LANDO (LC3-associated endocytosis), the protective protein was found to be less abundant by half in brains with dementia. The findings, published in Science Advances, may lead to a potential therapy for the condition. ARTICLE

Breast Cancer and Diet: 10 Foods to Eat (and a Few to Avoid)

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with invasive breast cancer affecting 1 in every 8 women in the United States during their lifetime. It even occurs in men, though male breast cancer accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancer cases Lifestyle also plays a critical role, with research linking heavy drinking, smoking, estrogen exposure, and certain dietary patterns — including Western diets high in processed foods — to an increased risk of breast cancer ARTICLE

Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach

Scientists say such tests could be available in a few years, speeding research for treatments and providing a diagnosis for dementia patients who want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease. ARTICLE

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