An Introduction to Radiotherapy

14th July 2017

Radiotherapy has been used in cancer medicine for more than a century. Its precise techniques cure more people with cancer than cancer drugs. So how did this lifesaving treatment come about? The story of radiotherapy goes back to 1895 when German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen was experimenting with the effects of electricity on gases. He discovered ...


Breast cancer self check guide

13th July 2017

The Pink Ribbon Foundation would like to thank Ryan at Flamingo Candles ( for donating his time to design a new breast cancer self check guide which will be shared not only via the Foundations website and social media channels but which will also be circulated to companies / bloggers / fundraisers who regularly request ...


Brand Attic launches Check Your Melons campaign in support of breast cancer awareness

12th July 2017

Fashion e-tailer Brand Attic have launched their #CheckYourMelons campaign in support of generating breast cancer awareness in young women aged 25 – 35. The brand has teamed up with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to raise funds through sales of the South Beach Watermelon Crochet Bikini (RRP £30.00), South Beach Watermelon Beach Towel (RRP £22.00) and South ...


Mayor’s Inaugural Ball

1st July 2017

More than £13,000 was raised for charity by the Mayor of Hounslow at her inaugural ball. The event held at the Clayton Hotel, Chiswick on Saturday, 1 July, was the first of what will be many fundraisers the Mayor, Councillor Sue Sampson, will be hosting over the forthcoming year as she looks to raise money for ...


The Pink Ribbon Foundation is delighted to be one of the chosen charity’s to partner with the new Mayor of Hounslow

23rd May 2017

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 ...


Ladies Day at Plumpton Race Course

14th May 2017

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 ...


Taking a potential new breast cancer treatment from the lab to the clinic.

13th May 2017

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 ...


Cancer Research

13th May 2017

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 ...


Inside the success of the Pink Ribbon Foundation

9th May 2017

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, ...


Blood Test Could Offer Glimpse Into Future Of Cancers Returning

2nd May 2017

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 ...


Some of the charities who we’ve helped

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Jonathan Prince, Trustee. The Pink Ribbon Foundation.
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