BIG Breast International Group
We will find a cure for breast cancer through global research and collaboration.

You make a big difference


VIDEO: Meet Zoë

September 2016

After being successfully treated for ER+ breast cancer, Zoë dreams of having a baby. But the hormonal treatment, which would take about 5 to 10 years, prevents her from becoming a mom.
Watch her testimonial video and learn how you can make a BIG difference.


Expo BOOBS Art

23/03/2017 to 30/06/2017

Boobs Art, a thematic exhibition on the art of the breast, will present most significant works. Alongside names such as Louise Bourgeois, there will be works by many artists who have faced the disease. The exhibition also features surprising post-operative tattoos and remarkable awareness campaigns.


The Metastatic Breast Cancer GPS programme

Approximately 1 in 3 of all breast cancers will metastasise, meaning the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Just as a GPS guidance system helps you...

Leaders in the field of breast cancer research


IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference, 4-6 May 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Held every year in the heart of Europe, Brussels, the IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference brings together breast cancer researchers, clinicians and other medical professionals focused on breast cancer, to advance the implementation of new discoveries into clinical practice.

The conference is particularly beneficial to young scientists and oncologists, who have the opportunity to interact with leaders in breast cancer research and treatment.


Breast cancer research in Latin America: challenges, progress and future opportunities

The latest BIG Research in Focus newsletter is out and explores cancer clinical research in Latin America through the eyes of local and international experts.


Phase III APHINITY study announced positive results.

Phase III APHINITY study shows Roche’s Perjeta® regimen helped people with an aggressive type of early breast cancer live longer without their disease returning compared to Herceptin® and chemotherapy.


BIG means...No borders. No boundaries. Only possibilities.

Discover our 56 breast cancer research groups.

Finding a cure for breast cancer is one of the biggest challenges faced by researchers from around the world.  


Significant progress has been made to improve both the chances of survival and the quality of life of women affected by the disease.  However, breast cancer remains the second most common cancer in the world and is still responsible for too many deaths annually.


By bringing together the top breast cancer experts from around the world to conduct innovative research, BIG has the global reach and expertise required to find a cure. We need to support such critical research to give hope to women affected by this devastating disease, and their families.



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