Press releases


Hereafter you can find the ABC3 press releases:

  Stop the damaging messages about advanced breast cancer and include us in your discussions say patients

Lisbon, Portugal:
Organisations that issue “damaging messages” about advanced breast cancer [1] need to be identified and educated to change the way they talk about the disease, a patient told the Advanced Breast Cancer Third International Consensus Conference today (Thursday).
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The press release was embargoed till: 00:01 hrs CET, Thursday 5 November 2015

 
   
   
 Higher insulin is an independent prognostic factor in advanced breast cancer: patients may be helped by simple lifestyle changes

Lisbon, Portugal:
Patients with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastasised) and who have higher insulin levels than normal, but are not diabetic, have a significantly worse prognosis compared with those with normal insulin levels, a researcher will tell the Advanced Breast Cancer Third International Consensus Conference [1] tomorrow (Friday).

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The press release was embargoed t
ill 11:00 hrs CET, Thursday 5 November 2015 

 
   
   
 Medicines for breast cancer: the affordability controversy

Lisbon, Portugal:
New and better drugs to treat diseases such as advanced breast cancer will have little effect on improving patient outcomes if a country does not have good healthcare structures in place, Professor Richard Sullivan told the Advanced Breast Cancer Third International Consensus Conference today (Friday).
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The press release was embargoed till 00:01 hrs CET, Friday 6 November 2015
   
   
   
 Some advanced breast cancer patients can survive longer with better treatments: experts call for clinical trial

Lisbon, Portugal:
International experts have called for a clinical trial to investigate the best ways for identifying and treating a small but important group of patients with advanced breast cancer who can survive for long periods without their disease progressing.
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Released on Saturday 7 November 2015