Breast cancer replicates brain development process

New research led by a scientist at the University of York reveals that a process that forms a key element in the development of the nervous system may also play a pivotal role in the spread of breast cancer.

Around 185,000 lives could be lost by 2030 if critical gaps in breast cancer research are not urgently addressed

Charity hopes breast cancer could be overcome within 40 years but greater investment, collaboration and renewed focus is vital.

Research facilitated by leading research charity, Breast Cancer Campaign, has identified the ten critical gaps that exist in breast cancer research, which, if not urgently addressed, could see the loss of around 185,000* lives by 2030.

Breast Cancer Campaign comments on the results of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for England

For Immediate Release: Friday 30th August 2013

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


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