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Breast Cancer Death Rate Down 10% In Just Five Years

6th February 2018

Thanks to research, breast cancer mortality rates have fallen by 10% in five years. This is due to a better understanding of the genetics of the disease, together with new drugs and surgical techniques. For example, women and their doctors now know more about the risk factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce their ...

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All.Can Patient Survey

1st February 2018

When you’re having treatment for cancer, anything that makes life a bit easier can make a huge difference. As part of an initiative to improve efficiency in cancer care by focusing on what matters to patients, All.Can is calling for patients to share their perspectives. Findings from the survey will be used to inform discussions with ...

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Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon Charity Crystal Brooch – all profits to charity

23rd January 2018

Wear your support: Show your support for the Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) and support those living with breast cancer.  This stunning crystal pink ribbon brooch is fully covered with three rows of dazzling crystals in clear (diamond), pale pink and dark pink.  Length 3.5cm and width 2cm.  100% profits from the ...

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MY CHEMO SUMMER – A BREAST CANCER JOURNEY by JANE BISHOP

17th January 2018

In Chemo Summer, Jane Hoggar takes the reader through a light-hearted and informative account of her discovery of breast cancer and its cure. Cancer of any description has the capacity to chill those it affects and their loved ones. But for Jane Hoggar early discovery and diagnosis provided for a satisfactory resolution. It’s these small details that ...

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Combining Radiotherapy and Drugs for Tailor Made Results

15th January 2018

Radiotherapy has been around for decades yet is constantly being developed so patients can get the most out of it. The aim of the research by University of Glasgow and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is to look at how precise radiation, combined with targeted drugs can help destroy cancer cells while leaving healthy ...

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THE PINK RIBBON FOUNDATION VIRTUAL WALK + RUN SERIES

8th January 2018

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Booband to create the first in a series of virtual running races designed to get women of all ages, sizes and fitness levels active. What’s more, we receive a £2 donation from every entry received, helping us to support those with breast cancer. Create a race that best suits you! ...

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Immune Cell Therapy Results are ‘Landmark Moment’ in Lymphoma Treatment

14th December 2017

A clinical trial in the US has shown that four in ten patients with aggressive large B cell lymphoma were cancer-free 15 months after engineered immune cell treatment. The study included 108 patients who were not responding to standard treatment. This group were then given CAR T cell treatment to help boost their immune system’s ...

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Mayors Christmas Masquerade Ball

9th December 2017

The Pink Ribbon Foundation were delighted to join the Mayor of Hounslow (Sue Sampson) and guests at her charity Masquerade Christmas Ball on the 9th December.  Both the Foundation and Refuge are the beneficiary charities of the Mayors fundraising efforts during 2017-2018 in a campaign that was launched at the Mayors inaugural ball in August ...

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BUPA LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE SELF-REFERRAL SERVICE FOR CANCER

30th November 2017

Healthcare provider Bupa today launches the UK’s most comprehensive self-referral cancer service – Cancer Direct Access. Available to its health insurance customers, Bupa believes this approach is key to improving early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Without needing to wait for a GP referral, if a customer is experiencing cancer symptoms they can call the Cancer ...

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Top 10 Hale and Hearty Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention

29th November 2017

Here are ten life tips for Breast Cancer Prevention from Breast Cancer Research Aid Exercise regularly:  “Keep moving every day”. Exercise is your best friend when it comes to any health-related problem. The more you sweat, the more calories you burn and this helps you stay healthy. If you have any concern, go for regular checkups: Visit ...

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Jonathan Prince, Trustee. The Pink Ribbon Foundation.
Crofton House, 5 Morley Close, Orpington, Kent BR6 8JR

(t) 01689 858877 (e) enquiries@pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk.

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