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New DNA 'shield' with crucial roles in normal cell division, the immune system and cancer discovered
Wednesday 18 July 2018
Scientists have today revealed the discovery of a brand new, previously-unknown protein complex called Shieldin,...
Study suggests breast screening based on women's risk levels would reduce overdiagnosis and be more cost-effective
Friday 6 July 2018
A targeted, risk-based breast screening programme could help reduce overtreatment and be run at an affordable cost...
Tuesday 3 July 2018
Shailesh Vara, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, met leading scientists funded by...
Thursday 21 June 2018
Having a higher body mass index (BMI) at a younger age is associated with a decreased risk of developing breast...
Study shows older breast cancer patients in England are less likely to survive than in other European countries
Thursday 7 June 2018
A recent study in the Netherlands has found that breast cancer patients over the age of 70 have a lower chance of...
Monday 4 June 2018
The immune system of one patient has been tweaked to eliminate breast cancer cells, offering a potential treatment...
Thursday 10 May 2018
Scientists part-funded by Breast Cancer Now have identified a mutation that gives cancer cells resistance to the...
Carboplatin offers “long-awaited” advance on docetaxel chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer patients who have BRCA mutations
Monday 30 April 2018
‘Platinum chemotherapy’ found to offer certain patients with incurable breast cancer 2.4 extra months before the...
Tuesday 24 April 2018
A study by Cancer Research UK has found that six out of seven women with an increased risk of breast cancer choose...
Wednesday 11 April 2018
New figures show that many women feel they lose their identity after a breast cancer diagnosis. But more...