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Breast Cancer Now brings together leading experts for the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

The charity is hosting the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium over the next two days.

24 Jan 2022

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Scientists discover how to boost effectiveness of novel drug for breast cancer

Scientists have discovered a way to boost the effectiveness of a new drug that has been tested as a treatment for breast cancer.

22 Dec 2021

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Glasgow researchers to investigate using existing drug as new treatment for triple negative breast cancer

Scientists will investigate if an existing drug undergoing testing could be used to treat thousands of women with breast cancer.

17 Nov 2021

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Inaugural Dame Vera Lynn Fellowship scientist aims to stop breast cancer hiding from the immune system

Breast Cancer Now has announced the first two recipients of a new research scheme to help improve outcomes for people at risk of, or affected by, this devastating disease.

10 Nov 2021

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Breast Cancer Now to run first-ever uncensored live breast check on Twitter

#TouchLookCheck campaign promotes regular breast and chest checking, as research shows over half of women forget to do so.

25 Oct 2021

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As breast cancer becomes most commonly diagnosed cancer in England, Breast Cancer Now warns of lasting “loneliness legacy” from the COVID-19 pandemic

Analysis of the latest NHS Digital figures by UK charity Breast Cancer Now reveals that breast cancer is once again the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England.

22 Oct 2021

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Existing drug could offer new hope for people with secondary breast cancer that has spread to the brain

A new study will see if the drug talazoparib could be used to treat people with incurable secondary breast cancer which has spread to the brain.

13 Oct 2021

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NHS Wales commits to join National Metastatic Breast Cancer Audit

NHS Wales will take part in the first ever National Metastatic Breast Cancer Audit.

07 Oct 2021

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50% rise in number of women in UK who have not had vital breast screening since services restarted

There has been an alarming 50% rise in the number of women in the UK who have not had vital NHS breast screening since services resumed.

05 Oct 2021

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2 in 5 women in the UK do not check their breasts regularly for the signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Our 'Get to know your normal’ campaign promotes regular breast checking.

30 Sept 2021

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Existing cancer drugs to be trialled as a new treatment for incurable secondary breast cancer

A new clinical trial will test if two existing cancer drugs can be combined to work as a new treatment for women with incurable secondary breast cancer.

24 Sept 2021

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Targeting a specific immune cell could protect against antibiotic-induced breast cancer progression

Leading scientists have identified a possible link between antibiotic use and the speed of breast cancer growth in mice - and have identified a type of immune cell that could be targeted to reverse it.

15 Sept 2021