Breast Cancer Now funds new research to make triple negative breast cancer more sensitive to chemotherapy
Researchers are developing a new breast cancer treatment to be used alongside chemotherapy to increase its effectiveness, thanks to funding from Breast Cancer Now.
21 Jul 2023
Innovative Service Pledge programme celebrates 20 years of improving breast cancer patient experience
05 Jul 2023
Asda carparks provide alternative location for vital breast screening services in England
This comes at the same time as Breast Cancer Now steps up its campaigning efforts to ensure improved breast screening uptake, following years of declining screening attendance in England.
22 Jun 2023
Breast Cancer Now awards funding to Newcastle researchers to help improve women’s wellbeing after breast cancer
Researchers are developing a better way to help women to make healthy lifestyle choices after breast cancer treatment, thanks to new funding from Breast Cancer Now.
21 Jun 2023
Breast Cancer Now funds new research to understand autistic adults’ experience of breast cancer
Autistic adults with breast cancer will be invited to share their experiences of diagnosis and treatment as part of a new research project funded by Breast Cancer Now.
16 Jun 2023
Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao meets the scientists behind her life-changing breast cancer drug
Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao has met the scientists who led the early research into the breast cancer drug she credits with keeping her alive.
11 Jun 2023
Scientists develop first AI model to predict if breast cancer will spread based on lymph node changes
Artificial intelligence (AI) can predict if an aggressive type of breast cancer will spread, based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes, Breast Cancer Now funded scientists have discovered.
26 May 2023
UK scientists discover a new way to help prevent breast cancer ‘time bomb’
Scientists have discovered why breast cancer cells that have spread to the lungs may ‘wake up’ following years of sleep - forming incurable secondary tumours.
13 Mar 2023
Breast Cancer Now expands its #NoTimeToWaste campaign as data reveals over one million women in England missed out on vital breast cancer screening last year
Today’s latest Breast Screening Performance data for 2021-22 reveals that the percentage of women taking up their invitation to breast screening in England is still worryingly below pre-COVID levels, and over one million women missed out on vital breast cancer screening last year.*
17 Feb 2023
Targeting variant of common protein may dramatically boost effectiveness of breast cancer treatment
A rare variant of a protein present in nearly all human cells may hold the key to improving the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment, according to new research funded by Breast Cancer Now.
05 Jan 2023
Glasgow scientists discover key to supercharging immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung
Breast cancer immunotherapy could be more effective if an immune cell that prevents it from working is targeted at the same time, according to new Breast Cancer Now and Secondary1st funded research.
07 Dec 2022
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 as part of a new research project funded by Breast Cancer Now.
21 Oct 2022