Who We areSadly, Breast Cancer claims the lives of around 12,000 women each year.
The number of women being diagnosed is rising, but the good news is that with your help, more women are surviving the disease than ever before. Learn More
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Following treatment for breast cancer many women experience problems with shoulders, neck and back including lack of function, movement and strength. These issues can occur soon after treatment or develop over time. This Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Programme will guide you through exercises that have been designed to improve your posture, range of movement, shoulder and upper ...more
UK Scientists have discovered a number of genes which could play a major role in how cancer cells spread through the body. Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found that removing one of these genes from cells in mice significantly reduced the spread of transplanted melanoma cells. Tumours that spread to other parts of the ...more
A new probe which can distinguish between healthy and cancerous tissue samples has been developed by scientists in Australia. It is hoped that the more precise technology could help remove tumours whilst sparing the healthy tissue according to a study published in the journal of Cancer Research. The new probe works by measuring levels of ...more
New draft guidelines from NICE say that women predisposed to breast cancer because of a strong family history of the disease should be taking preventative measures to protect themselves from the disease. There are three drugs which can be used to prevent breast cancer: tamoxifen, raloxifene and, anastrozole. This is the first time that anastrozole ...more
Health officials have approved the first breast cancer drug in a decade for widespread NHS use. Trial results show eribulin, also known as Halaven can offer three months of additional life compared with other therapies. Health watchdogs say it should be made available across the NHS in England.more
Scientists have identified a molecule crucial to the growth of triple negative breast cancers which they believe could now be targeted by drugs to help patients who are resistant to chemotherapy. ‘Triple negative’ means that the cancer cells lack the three receptors which are normally used to classify breast cancers: the oestrogen receptor (ER), progesterone ...more
Scientist have found new ways of testing hundreds of cancer drugs very quickly which could cut the amount of time it takes to make them available to patients. Researchers have found that by growing human tumour cells in mice before taking the cells out to run further test in laboratories the cells more accurately mimic those ...more
Chemotherapy is one of the most difficult and painful parts of cancer. Despite it proving to be greatly effective in treating cancer cells, due to the nature of the drugs involved it can be an incredibly uncomfortable process for women suffering from breast cancer. However, a new study published on 20 August 2016 in The ...more
Most of us probably think that a lump is the main or only sign of breast cancer. But, researchers from University College London, reported by the BBC, say women need to be aware of other warning signs – such as nipple changes – so that they get help fast. The researchers examined the symptoms of 2,300 ...more
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