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Targeting variant of common protein may dramatically boost effectiveness of breast cancer treatment

05 Jan 2023

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Glasgow scientists discover key to supercharging immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung

07 Dec 2022

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Breast Cancer Now funds Belfast research project to identify pandemic’s impact on diagnosis and treatment

Breast cancer patients will be asked to share their experiences of the pandemic with Belfast scientists, with the aim of improving care.

21 Oct 2022

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Half of UK women say pandemic had ‘significant impact’ on their wait for and experience of breast reconstruction

Half of the women who took part in a Breast Cancer Now survey in the UK say the COVID-19 pandemic had a "significant impact" on them.

19 Oct 2022

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Research seeks to call time on breast cancer by harnessing the power of the body clock

Scientists investigate whether breast cancer patients could benefit from taking medication at specific times of the day.

08 Sept 2022

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Extra radiotherapy boost helps prevent early form of breast cancer returning

Women with an early form of breast cancer were more likely to stay free of the disease after an extra radiotherapy boost, according to new research part-funded by Breast Cancer Now.

23 Aug 2022

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Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank celebrates 10 years of ground-breaking global research

Scientists at the UK’s largest breast cancer tissue bank are celebrating the remarkable advances it has enabled in breast cancer research during its first decade.

12 Aug 2022

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Breast Cancer Now funds search for new treatments inspired by COVID-19 vaccine innovation

Breast Cancer Now is funding research for new treatments for an aggressive form of breast cancer.

04 Aug 2022

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44% of women with breast cancer say it negatively impacted their body image

Breast Cancer Now hosts panel to look at how perceptions around body image and breast cancer can be shifted as 44% of women tell a survey that having breast cancer negatively impacted their body image.

25 May 2022

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More than 700 walkers cross the finish line at Breast Cancer Now’s Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds Pink Ribbon Walk

After being on hold for two years, Breast Cancer Now’s iconic Pink Ribbon Walk returned to beauty hotspot Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds on 14 May.

17 May 2022

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Scientists report link between male infertility and breast cancer in men

Infertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer than those without fertility issues, according to new research.

17 May 2022

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Breast Cancer Now launches urgent campaign in final bid to see life-extending drug guaranteed for women living with triple negative incurable breast cancer

Hopes have been shattered for hundreds of women with incurable triple negative secondary breast cancer today, as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has provisionally rejected Trodelvy1 for routine use on the NHS in England, leaving them with profound anxiety and uncertainty about their future treatment options.

07 Apr 2022