Response to Kadcyla draft recommendation from NICE

A breast cancer treatment that can cost more than £90,000 per patient is not effective enough to justify the price the NHS is being asked to pay, according to draft guidance from NICE.

Dr Elinor Sawyer

First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type

Dr Elinor Sawyer

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases.

Access to advanced radiotherapy not meeting NHS targets

An article published today by the Daily Mail has highlighted concerning statistics revealing that access to advanced radiotherapy is not meeting NHS targets.

Our runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014

Our runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014

Our runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014

We're so proud to have another great team representing us in the Virgin Money London Marathon this year. Here are just a few of them who are taking on the 26.2 miles for breast cancer research on Sunday.

Comment on news today regarding breast self-checks and breast awareness

There was news today about the effectiveness of breast checking. It referenced a study which was specifically about a technique called ‘breast self-examination’, a formal method for checking breasts, rather than being breast aware.

A month of fundraising

March proved to be a really busy month for Breast Cancer Campaign as we launched two campaigns of our own and were also heavily involved, thanks to generous supporters, in the #nomakeupselfie social media activity.

Comment on Charity Research Support Fund announcement

Yesterday the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced that funding for the Charity Research Support Fund (CRSF) will be maintained at £198 million for the period 2014-15.

Comment on #nomakeupselfie viral campaign for cancer awareness

Comment on 'no makeup selfie' viral campaign for cancer awareness

Comment on #nomakeupselfie viral campaign for cancer awareness

Today, 19 March 2014, #nomakeupselfie and #cancerawareness trended throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook. People across the UK posted pictures of themselves fresh faced - or in the case of men, with a lot of lipstick and eyeshadow applied!

European Breast Cancer Conference

This week Breast Cancer Campaign’s Research team are in Glasgow at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), the largest Breast Cancer Conference outside the USA held between 19 - 21 March 2014. 


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