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Models needed for breast cancer survivor photo shoot with world renowned photographer Ami Barwell

11th November 2016

World renowned photographer Ami Barwell has been shooting music and portraiture for the past 17 years, working with many high-profile artists and celebrities within the music industry.  Striking and atmospheric, honest & intimate; her photographs seek out and capture their subjects’ soul. Her amazing raw talent and gritty rock ‘n’ roll style also sees Ami in ...

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PINK London 2016

18th October 2016

October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month saw the third collaboration between the Pink Ribbon Foundation and internationally acclaimed artist and body painter Filippo Ioco as we came together to host #PINKLondon2016 The star-studded event was attended by a whole host of famous faces including Lottie Moss, Alex Mytton, Casey Batchelor and Pandora Christie.  Guests experienced a ...

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Certain breast cancer patients could be spared chemotherapy with new test…….September 2016

30th September 2016

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 ...

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New way of testing drugs could speed up breast cancer treatment……. September 2016

25th September 2016

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 ...

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Precision medicine can slow cancer growth…….. September 2016

22nd September 2016

A clinical trial has found that precision medicine – or tailoring treatment for individual patients – can delay the time it takes for a tumour to grow back in some types of advanced cancer.  This trial took place at Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus in Paris and was presented at the Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy ...

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Kirsty Allsopp presents The Handmade Fair

20th September 2016

16 – 18 September 2016 We had such a great time at Kirsty Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair last weekend with our partners DMC Creative World Ltd The setting was The Green at Hampton Court Palace and although the weather was pretty miserable at times, we met some fantastic people and got to know the team behind our ...

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URGENT CASTING CALL

15th September 2016

STAND UP TO CANCER and Channel 4 are looking for a single lady who has beaten and survived cancer to take part in a live night of fundraising on Friday 21st October, hosted by Davina McCall, Alan Carr and Adam Hills. Are you aged 18-30 and looking for love or dating? If so, we want to ...

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Combined HRT breast cancer risk ‘may have been underestimated’

23rd August 2016

“Women who take a common form of HRT are nearly three times as likely to get breast cancer, a major study has found,” the Daily Mail reports. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a treatment used to relieve symptoms of the menopause, such as hot flushes. It replaces hormones that typically drop to a lower level during the ...

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Statins could be valuable addition to breast cancer treatment

1st June 2016

Scientists have raised the possibility of using statins, cholesterol reducing drugs, to stop some breast cancers returning. The most common form of breast cancer in the UK is oestrogen receptor (ER) positive which uses oestrogen to grow. Hormone therapy drugs such as ‘tamoxifen’ and aromatase inhibitors cut off the supply of oestrogen, reducing the chances the ...

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Cancer clinical trials to be streamlined to bring new treatments to UK patients sooner

1st June 2016

Earlier this week saw an agreement signed between UK cancer clinical trial centers making new clinical trials easier and more efficient to set up. The Experimental Cancer Medical Centre (ECMC) collaboration agreement will improve the UK’s ability to carry out early phase trials, boosting research to bring new treatments to patients sooner. The UK currently faces ...

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