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03 October 2017

Media Release : October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 40% of women with breast cancer live in Asia.

BIG expands its global breast cancer research network in East Asia Joining efforts in international collaboration to advance breast canc…Read more

14 September 2017

BIG welcomes four new academic research groups

During the General Assembly held last June in Chicago, four new academic cancer research groups joined BIG. The network now consists of 59 …Read more

08 September 2017

Not all small node-negative breast cancers are similar: results of the MINDACT substudy presented at ESMO 2017

Biological characteristics play a significant role in determining the aggressiveness of a tumour, even for small node-negative breast cancer…Read more

08 September 2017

ESMO 2017 – Letrozole combined with taselisib shows better outcome for postmenopausal women with early stage breast cancer

The primary results of LORELEI (BIG 3-13)indicate that taselisib and letrozole given prior to surgery significantly increases objective resp…Read more

04 September 2017

BIG Research in Focus no 7 - Breast cancer research situation in East Asia: what does it look like?

What does the breast cancer research situation in East Asia look like? Are the challenges similar to those faced in Western countries? What …Read more

26 July 2017

APHINITY: Call for Research Proposals

Following the APHINITY Translational Advisory Committee (TAC) and Steering Committee (SC) meetings and the public presentation of the primar…Read more

20 July 2017

ALTTO – Translational Research Proposals Call opened for Residual Biological Material

The (Neo)ALTTO Steering Committee decided to open a call for Translational Research Proposals using Residual Biological Material from the AL…Read more

10 July 2017

BIG’s Annual Report 2016 is now available!

The Breast International Group (BIG) is committed to providing clear and timely information about its research activities, fundraising and f…Read more

03 July 2017

BIG just appointed new Executive Board which went into effect on 1 July 2017

Brussels, 3 July 2017 – The Breast International Group (BIG), one of the largest international not-for-profit organisations for academic bre…Read more

29 June 2017

ALTTO & NeoALTTO – Research Proposals Call opened for access to Study Data

The (Neo)ALTTO Steering Committee decided to open a call for Research Proposals using Data Only from the ALTTO and NeoALTTO studies. The …Read more

26 June 2017

MINDACT poster session at ASCO annual meeting 2017

On 4 June 2017, the MINDACT study presented the chemotherapy randomisation results at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annua…Read more

14 June 2017

ALTTO and NeoALTTO studies presented updated results at the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago

On 4 and 5 June 2017, both the ALTTO and NeoALTTO studies presented updated results at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annu…Read more

09 June 2017

Meet the new BIG HQ staff members

Reflecting the global outreach of BIG, whose 56 academic Members Groups represent the largest international network dedicated to breast canc…Read more

06 June 2017

APHINITY study shows Roche’s Perjeta®-based regimen reduced the risk of invasive cancer returning compared to Herceptin® and chemotherapy in HER2-positive early breast cancer

•Phase III study confirms benefit of the Perjeta-based regimen over the current standard of care •The study was positive in the overall po…Read more

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