Breast Cancer Campaign co-funds Breast Surgical Specialty Lead in Royal College of Surgeons Clinical Trials Initiative

In partnership with the Association of Breast Surgery and Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Campaign is part-funding a Breast Surgical Specialty Lead in the Royal College of Surgeons Clinical Trials Initiative.

Asda raise £40 million for Tickled Pink campaign

Asda raises £40 million for Tickled Pink campaign

Asda raise £40 million for Tickled Pink campaign

Following 17 years of essential fundraising, we are thrilled to announce that Asda’s Tickled Pink Campaign has raised a landmark £40 million for Breast Cancer Campaign and Breast Cancer Care.

Comment on statins could reduce the risk of breast cancer

Research has shown that statins could be used to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer after a link between the illness and high cholesterol was found in a study of more than 1 million patients over a 14 year time period in the UK.

Dr John F Marshall, Reader in Tumour Biology at Queen Mary University of London’s Barts Cancer Institute

Significant discovery could tackle spread of breast cancer

Dr John F Marshall, Reader in Tumour Biology at Queen Mary University of London’s Barts Cancer Institute

For the first time, researchers, funded by Breast Cancer Campaign, have shown that the molecule αvβ6 (alpha v beta 6) plays a fundamental role in helping breast cancer cells to grow and spread - and that the molecule is a viable new target for treating one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer.

Comment on news that aspirin could improve breast cancer survival rate

Comment on news that aspirin could improve breast cancer survival rate

Comment on news that aspirin could improve breast cancer survival rate

News coverage today has reported that being prescribed aspirin after a breast cancer diagnosis lowered the chances of a group of women dying from breast cancer "by 58 per cent".

Comment on Royal College of Surgeons and Age UK Access All Ages II report

The Royal College of Surgeons and Age UK report, Access All Ages II, published today, shows that age discrimination in the NHS may still be preventing older people from having access to life-saving surgery.

Comment on study ‘Addition of 3-D Imaging Technique to Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection Rate’

The results of this US study, published today in JAMA, showed that fewer people were called back for further tests when tomosynthesis was added to digital mammography, and more people who had mammography and tomosynthesis, compared to mammography alone, were likely to be identified as having cancer.

Over 50,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012

New figures released today confirm that the number of women getting breast cancer in the UK is on the rise. In 2012 over 50,000 women in the UK received a breast cancer diagnosis.

Comment on BMJ study on modern mammography screening

Breast Cancer Campaign comments on BMJ study, which suggests modern mammography screening may reduce deaths from breast cancer by 28 per cent[1].

Baroness Delyth Morgan, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Campaign, said: 

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