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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

Campaign comments on BMJ study linking skirt size increase to greater breast cancer risk

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.

Comment on National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey is an annual survey which asks cancer patients specific question about their experience in hospital Trusts in England.

Celebrities wear it pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

Celebrities wear it pink to look good and do good this October

Celebrities wear it pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

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.

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