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Comment on 2013 five-year survival rate statistics for breast cancer in England

Following statistics released today (30 October 2014) by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which show that in 2013 the five-year survival rate for breast cancer in England continued to improve compared to previous years.

Comment on Office of National Statistics 2013 deaths from breast cancer in England and Wales release

Breast Cancer Campaign comments following statistics released today (29 October 2014) by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show that in 2013 deaths from breast cancer in England and Wales continued to fall compared to previous years.

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.

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