A leading team of Newcastle University scientists funded by research charity Breast Cancer Campaign have found that ‘turning off’ two proteins reduces the ability of breast cancer cells to survive and grow. The scientists believe this could be a possible ‘Achilles’ heel’ approach that could work in many types of breast cancer, potentially helping to find a way to stop the return of tumours after treatment, increasing survival chances for women with the disease.
Today, Wednesday 1 October, marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month - an annual worldwide campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. Find out more.
'Risk Determination and Prevention of Breast Cancer',  published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research, identifies the critical gaps that must be addressed if we are to reverse the increase in breast cancer expected over the nex
A large observational study published in the online journal, BMJ Open, has found that going up a skirt size over a period of 10 years between your mid 20s and mid 50s is linked to a 33% greater risk of developing breast cancer after the menopause.
Some of Britain’s best loved celebrities, including Alex Jones, Rebecca Adlington, Lauren Pope, Kirstie Allsopp and Eliza Doolittle are supporting wear it pink, which takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Friday 24 October.
Breast Cancer Campaign is a charity registered by the Charity Commission for England and Wales (no. 299758) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England (no. 05074725) whose registered office is at Clifton Centre, 110 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HT.