Who we helpSadly, 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
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 ...more
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 ...more
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! ...more
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 ...more
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 ...more
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 ...more
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 ...more
Do you have any physical impairment and have had a diagnosis of cancer, currently in remission or six months beyond treatment? Are you an adult living anywhere in Wales? If the answer is “yes”, please take a moment to consider participating in an interview study funded by Tenovus Cancer Care. The aim of the Challenges of ...more
Differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue have been revealed by researchers at Cleveland Clinic while studying the tissue of healthy women vs. those with breast cancer. What they’ve discovered is that the breast tissue of healthy women contains higher levels of the bacterial species Methylobacterium. This finding could help in the development of ...more
Francesca Thomas of Norton, Suffolk, also known as “Winter” is releasing a charity single featuring artists from across the globe. The single is a cover of Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s OK” and features artists from Germany, France, USA, Tasmania and Suffolk to Somerset. Once people heard about the project they were desperate to get involved. ...more
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