The latest news about the ground-breaking breast cancer research we're funding.
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...
Monday 2 April 2018
A major new study by The Institute of Cancer Research has found that a drug developed for lung cancers can...
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Blocking KIFC1 gene is found to damage triple negative breast cancers while leaving...
New blood test that could quickly predict if breast cancer drug palbociclib will be effective in patients
Thursday 1 March 2018
A new study, funded by the Medical Research Council and Breast Cancer Now, has found that a new blood test for...
Major new study suggests exposure to light at night while sleeping does not increase breast cancer risk
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Prospective analysis of 105,866 UK women from our Generations Study finds no...
Scientists identify lymph-node positive breast cancer patients who may develop incurable secondary cancers
Tuesday 9 January 2018
Scientists from King’s College London, funded by Breast Cancer Now, believe they have found a way to identify lymph...
Bradford scientist awarded £90k to investigate link between diabetes and increased risk of breast cancer spreading
Wednesday 3 January 2018
Leading Bradford scientist, Dr James Boyne...
New study uses Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank samples to unlock epigenetic secrets of breast cancer cells
Thursday 23 November 2017
A new study published in Nature Communications has revealed how single changes to the chemical compounds that...
Smoking – particularly if started during adolescence – is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, major new study finds
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Analysis of 102,927 women from the Breast Cancer Now Generations Study finds those who have smoked may be 14% more...