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Comment on hospitals failure to diagnose breast cancer

This week a report published by the Health Service Ombudsman has highlight serious failings by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust to carry out the necessary tests to rule out breast cancer in a 41-year-old mother until it was too late and her condition had become terminal.  The investigation

County Hall London turns pink for Breast Cancer Campaign's wear it pink

Iconic UK landmarks turn pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

County Hall London turns pink for Breast Cancer Campaign's wear it pink

The Eden Project, St Michael’s Mount, Chatsworth House and the Oxo Tower are among the iconic UK landmarks which turned pink last night to support Breast Cancer Campaign’s vital research.

 

UK landmarks turn pink for wear it pink 2014

Watch the UK turn pink tonight!

UK landmarks turn pink for wear it pink 2014

Tonight, Wednesday 22 October, landmarks across the UK will be changing colour in support of wear it pink and our lifesaving research. If you can make it along to see some of these show off their pink hue for one night only, we'd love to see your photos!

32 million Brits fundraise for charity... and feel good doing it

New stats from Breast Cancer Campaign show that Brits do have a soft spot for helping others.

Comment on WCRF Continuous Update Report: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Breast Cancer Survivors

The World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF) has published its 2014 report Continuous Update Report: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Breast Cancer Survivors.

Scientists discover possible breast cancer ‘Achilles’ heel'

Scientists discover possible breast cancer ‘Achilles’ heel'

Scientists discover possible breast cancer ‘Achilles’ heel'

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[1], potentially helping to find a way to stop the return of tumours after treatment, increasing survival chances for women with the disease.
 

Comment on Scottish Medicines Consortium's decision not to recommend Kadcyla

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has decided not to recommend Kadcyla as a treatment for HER2+ advanced breast cancer for use in the NHS in Scotland.

Linda Nolan Breast Cancer Campaign Spread the Word

Less than a quarter of Britons realise that when breast cancer spreads, there is currently no cure

Linda Nolan Breast Cancer Campaign Spread the Word

Linda Nolan joins Breast Cancer Campaign to call for greater focus on the needs of women with secondary breast cancer, for whom there is no cure.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014

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.

Over 700,000 women in the UK are living with 'hidden' breast cancer risk

'Risk Determination and Prevention of Breast Cancer', [1] 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

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