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NEWS COVERAGE

Removing fallopian tubes can prevent ovarian cancers without causing menopause. But who’s eligible? | WBUR

More physicians are calling for fallopian tube removal to prevent ovarian cancer | STAT

Calls grow for fallopian tube removal to prevent ovarian cancer – The Boston Globe

Fallopian tube removal advised for more women to prevent ovarian cancer | Washington Post

Break Through Barriers To Drive Progress: Cancer Moonshot Pathways | Forbes

Jesse Boehm Discusses Tackling Rare Cancers Using CRISPR

Biden requests $6.5B to fund cancer-focused ARPA-H, an advanced research agency to be housed within NIH | The Cancer Letter

Cancer Matters with Dr Bill Nelson – Tyler Jacks from Break Through Cancer

Breaking Through Cancer: Collaborative translational research goes nationwide | Richmond Times-Dispatch

Dana-Farber, MIT partner on $250M effort to cure most challenging cancers | Boston Business Journal

Cancer Matters with Dr. Bill Nelson – Break Through Cancer

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: A roundup of notable gifts compiled by the Chronicle

Philanthropy News Digest: $250 million gift launches cancer research foundation

Survivor Net: Top 5 Cancer Centers Team Up after a $250 Million Contribution — Incredible Family Behind One of the Largest Donations for Cancer Research talks to SurvivorNet

$250m Philanthropic Capital Infusion Launches Break Through Cancer Targeting Cures for Most Intractable Cancers

The Bidens announce initiatives on health inequity and DARPA-like research for cancer

The launch of a new foundation called Break Through Cancer was announced

M.D. Anderson, four other hospitals launch national cancer research foundation with $250M gift

5 US cancer centers launch major research initiative: 6 things to know

5 Leading Research Institutions to Target Toughest Cancers With New Public Foundation

PRESS RELEASES

Break Through Cancer Summit Advances ‘Radical Collaboration’ Among Top Cancer Centers

Scientists and funders unite to tackle urgent projects across four deadly cancers at annual meeting. Carol Aghajanian, M.D., and other members of the Targeting Minimal Residual Disease in Ovarian Cancer TeamLab at the 2023 Break Through Cancer Summit (KIAWAH, SOUTH CAROLINA) November 5, 2023 -- Today, Break Through Cancer, a collaborative medical research foundation, welcomes over 120 scientists and physicians from five leading cancer centers, as well as representatives from ARPA-H, to its annual Summit, November 5th to 8th in Kiawah, South Carolina. The gathering arrives at an unprecedented moment for oncology, when breakthroughs in genomic technologies, machine learning, and novel......

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Break Through Cancer Launches Two TeamLabs Targeting Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

Break Through Cancer Launches Two TeamLabs Targeting Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) Novel research program embracing radical collaboration to discover potential AML treatments (CAMBRIDGE, MASS.) MAY 16, 2023 – Break Through Cancer, a collaborative medical research organization empowering researchers and physicians from top cancer research institutions to intercept and find cures for several of the world’s deadliest cancers, is announcing the launch of the Targeting Clonal Hematopoiesis to Prevent AML TeamLab and the Eradicating Minimal Residual Disease in AML TeamLab. AML begins in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and rapidly moves into the bloodstream, where it can quickly spread......

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Break Through Cancer, A New Research Consortium, Names First Class of Scientists Designated as Catalysts for Innovation and Collaboration

Break Through Cancer, A New Research Consortium, Names First Class of Scientists Designated as Catalysts for Innovation and Collaboration Highly skilled professional scientists at partner institutes will spur development of novel approaches to understanding cancer and developing new treatment strategies (CAMBRIDGE, MASS.) APRIL 25, 2023 – Break Through Cancer, a foundation designed to find new solutions to some of the most intractable challenges in cancer, has named four individuals as Break Through Cancer Scientists—Neelkanth Bardhan, Sreyashi Basu, Paola A. Guerrero, and Thomas R. Pisanic II. They are professional scientists who cooperate on and lead projects with the skills, knowledge, and......

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MD Anderson receives over $10 million from Break Through Cancer to support collaborative research with leading cancer centers

MD Anderson receives over $10 million from Break Through Cancer to support collaborative research with leading cancer centers Funding is part of $50 million in grants to teams at five cancer centers charged to work together  Contact: Clayton Boldt, Ph.D. Office: 713-792-9518 Cell: 409-673-5582 crboldt@mdanderson.org  HOUSTON ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center...

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Break Through Cancer Announces $50M in Grants to Empower Researchers from Five Top Cancer Research Centers to Work as One

New cancer research foundation will help accelerate discoveries in glioblastoma, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers using a bold new approach. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2022 – Today, one year after its founding, Break Through Cancer announced $50 million in grants to support several cutting-edge research projects using a novel “TeamLab” structure—designed to maximize interdisciplinary collaboration among...

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Break Through Cancer Launches Collaborative Model

Break Through Cancer Launches Collaborative Model Across Top U.S. Research Institutions in Pursuit of Cancer Cures New foundation brings together teams from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research...

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