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30th October 2017

This year for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month we are calling all creatives to support the amazing work of the Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839). Lynne and Lisa are challenging you all to join us and upcycle something in pink #PINKCYCLED Not only will this be a fantastic way to raise awareness and funds ...

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Halloween at the Haunted Playboy Mansion

27th October 2017

On Friday 27 October 2017 we dared to enter the Haunted Playboy Mansion with some very special guests of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Along with Sunetra Sarker, Amy-Leigh Hickman, Shaheen Jafargholi, Richard Wisker, Jasz Vegas and Victoria Clay we enjoyed live music by a fantastically spooky band and BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Steve Sutherland, canapés, ...

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MATT TERRY, MARCEL SOMMERVILLE, MICHELLE HEATON, SAARO AALTO and CALUM BEST were among the guests who attended #PINKLondon2017

25th October 2017

Hosted by Filippo ioco (iocoBenefits) and the Pink Ribbon Foundation this star-studded event celebrated another successful Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the charity and was the fourth collaboration between the charity and internationally renowned artist and body painter Filippo ioco Studio & Gallery. Sponsored by Flamingo Candles this years event was held at SOHO Zebrano ...

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How Hair Loss Affects Women With Breast And Other Cancer

24th October 2017

From the questionable highlights we have as teenagers to the sleek cuts we opt for as adults, our hair provides us with a way to tell the world: this is who I am. So what happens when a key part of female identity is taken away from women? A new study from The University of Nottingham highlights the importance of ...

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A ‘Handful’ Of Gene Faults Turn Cells Cancerous

21st October 2017

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, have found that it only takes between one and ten DNA mutations to cause cells to become cancerous. The team looked at the genetic patterns of 7,664 tumours from 29 types of cancer and mapped their ‘driver DNA mutations’.  The ‘driver mutations’ in the DNA allow ...

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Cheap Drug Could Cut 10% Off UK Breast Cancer Deaths, Charity Says…

10th October 2017

While we can all appreciate the constant advancement of cancer research findings and treatment over time, it is no secret that anti-cancer drug expenses have been sky-rocketing simultaneously. The UK’s biggest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now, however, may be on the right track to discovering an alternative, more cost friendly drug for breast cancer ...

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Poetry in the pink

6th October 2017

South Bank Poetry, founded in 2008 is a poetry magazine that publishes contemporary urban poetry. It is published three times a year and publishes the best up and coming voices alongside more established ones. South Bank Poetry also runs regular poetry workshops in central London hosted by Katherine Lockton, co-editor and publisher of the magazine, ...

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Tips to Overcome Barriers To Breast Cancer Screening

3rd October 2017

Disabled women don’t have the same access to screening for breast and genealogical cancers as non-disabled women, and are up to three times as likely to die of breast cancer. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Deputy Editor Karen Mogendorff of Disability Horizons stresses the importance of participation in cancer screening and gives tips on how ...

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New Cancer Treatment May Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

29th September 2017

Want to get rid of cancer while avoiding the unfavourable side effects of chemotherapy? Scientists may be on the right track to discovering how. The most current and prevalent anti-cancer therapies include chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy. These processes include activating proteins called caspases which can lead to cell death. Although this method, known as apoptosis, has ...

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New Quality of Life Measure for Recovering Cancer Patients

29th September 2017

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to drive improvements in after care which includes personalised plans for people with cancer outlining not ...

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Please send us an e-mail, write or telephone to:

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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