Who We areSadly, Breast Cancer claims the lives of around 12,000 women each year.
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Councillor Sue Sampson, ward member for Isleworth, has been elected Mayor of Hounslow for the municipal year 2017/18, with Councillor Mukesh Malhotra, ward member for Hounslow Heath as the new Deputy Mayor. The appointments were made at the annual meeting of the council at the end of May. Speaking after her election to the office of ...more
The Pink Ribbon Foundation was delighted to be the chosen charity to partner with Ladies Day at Plumpton Race Course for 2017 and benefitted from branding at the event as well as money raised during the day via bucket collections and a raffle. Celebrity supporters of the Foundation joined the charity in the Glitz and ...more
Two years ago Dr Jason Carroll made news through his possible explanation into why women whose breast cancer carried both oestrogen and progesterone receptors did better than those who carried only the oestrogen receptor even with the same treatment. The original study found that signals sent through the progesterone receptors slowed down the growth of the ...more
Are you over the age of 16 and have received a cancer diagnosis in the last 12 months? If so, researchers from the UK, Canada and Sydney would like to invite you to take part in an interesting new study. Purpose of the research Our study is exploring the emotional impact of cancer. We know that receiving ...more
As a grant-making trust with little infrastructure, the Pink Ribbon Foundation has no office and a tiny workforce – but it does achieve impact. The Foundation makes grants to breast cancer charities and organisations. Its fundraising – from corporate partners, clubs and individuals – enables them to help 30 to 40 good causes every year. Lisa Allen, Head of Corporate Partnerships, ...more
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have been able to use blood tests to trace cancer cells when they are still invisible due to X-Rays or CT scans. The team, led by Professor Charles Swanton, is analysing DNA released by tumour cells into the blood of lung cancer patients over the course of their treatment. By ...more
Tumours that have spread around the body are harder to treat successfully. Crucial research into which molecules help cancers progress and how to disable them is vital. Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research have found the molecule ‘lysyoxidase’ (LOX) whose job is to provide supportive scaffolding around cells called the extracellular matrix which gives tissues ...more
The Pink Ribbon Foundation is delighted to announce Kiri Bloore as the latest Ambassador of its SHOOT4PINK initiative. Kiri is an English television presenter and broadcast journalist and has been on our TV screens for almost a decade, most recently having been seen on Dave covering the David Hayes fight as well as Quest for the ...more
A small clinical trial conduced at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Centre found that a drug that uses an antibody to target cancer cells shrank tumours in women with triple negative breast cancer that has spread. The therapy used a drug made by fusing a chemotherapy treatment to an antibody that targets Trop-2, a molecule found ...more
Many people are aware that smoking increases their risk of lung cancer, but a new study has recently found that smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer and heart attack as a result of radiotherapy. The study looked at the risk factors of 40,781 women and found ...more
Jonathan Prince, Trustee. The Pink Ribbon Foundation.
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