National Breast Cancer Coalition

Understanding Research

How do we know what we know about breast cancer?

This guide is an introduction to how we know what we know about breast cancer. Read the guide, learn about research and evidence, explore Breast Cancer Information, learn about recent breast cancer research and join the conversation.

Research and Evidence

  • Find out what research is and how it relates to evidence
  • Find out why research is important to breast cancer and read an example of how research has dramatically changed how we think about breast cancer and its treatment
  • Learn how patients and advocates can find and evaluate evidence
  • Read about Evidence-Based Medical Care and why it is important

Research Studies