The Breast Cancer Research journal has published a report on the 'Angelina Jolie Effect', which suggested that genetic test referrals in the UK more than doubled after it was announced that actress Angelina Jolie tested positive for the
The British Medical Journal yesterday published a study from the Netherlands that showed that including women over 70 in a national breast cancer screening programme did not prompt the expected sharp fall in new cases of advanced disease in this age group.
IGF-1R is a protein that helps breast and prostate cancer cells to survive, multiply, and move throughout the body, ultimately helping the development of secondary cancers, which are treatable but not curable.
The national statistics on waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients accessing NHS services were today (29 August 2014) released by NHS England for the first quarter of 2014-15. In response to these figures, Breast Cancer Campaign has issued the following comment:
We are sorry to announce that Student Adventures, the company that organises student fundraising trips for Breast Cancer Campaign and other charities, has gone into administration. We received this information last night and have been working hard with other charities since to get clarity on the situation.
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.