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Triple negative incurable breast cancer patients denied extra time with loved ones as drug company fails to reach agreement to secure immediate access to new treatment

Gilead failed to reach an agreement with NHS England to provide Trodelvy1 free-of-charge to patients, which brings little comfort to women with triple negative incurable secondary breast cancer.

10 Sept 2021

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New Trustees Helping To Turn Tide Against Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Now has announced three new appointments to its Board of Trustees.

23 Aug 2021

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Aspirin to be trialled as part of new treatment for aggressive form of breast cancer

A new study is trialling whether giving aspirin in combination with an immunotherapy drug could be used to help prevent people dying from breast cancer.

18 Aug 2021

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Celebrities back charity petition to guarantee triple negative secondary breast cancer patients access to promising new treatment

Celebrities including Jonathan Ross are backing Breast Cancer Now's latest petition to help the lives of eligible patients with triple negative incurable secondary breast cancer.

30 Jul 2021

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Breast Cancer Now launches petition to ensure triple negative secondary breast cancer patients can access promising new treatment

Breast Cancer Now launches petition calling on a pharmaceutical company to ensure that triple negative secondary breast cancer patients can access a new treatment.

18 Jul 2021

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Targeting essential protein could lead to new breast cancer treatments

A protein frequently found in high levels in breast cancer cells could be targeted with a new type of drug.

08 Jun 2021

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Breast Cancer Now achieves landmark moment as NHS England announces National Metastatic Breast Cancer Audit

Breast Cancer Now and its supporters have reached a milestone moment as the first National Metastatic Breast Cancer Audit, funded by NHS England, has been announced.

20 May 2021

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HRH The Prince of Wales visits Breast Cancer Now Research Centre, to hear about achievements and how COVID-19 has impacted charity-funded research

14 May 2021

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‘Wear Something Important’ for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer and raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Now

Fashion Targets Breast Cancer launches a stylish new clothing range with River Island to raise vital funds to help people affected by breast cancer, on 6 May.

06 May 2021

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Cognitive behavioural therapy delivered by nurses can reduce “overwhelming” menopausal symptoms for women with breast cancer

Hot flushes and night sweats experienced by women with breast cancer can be reduced through group cognitive behavioural therapy, a new clinical trial has shown.

26 Apr 2021

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Almost 11,000 people living with undiagnosed breast cancer in UK

Nearly 11,000 people in the UK could be living with breast cancer that has not yet been diagnosed.

09 Mar 2021

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Existing breast cancer drug offers new targeted treatment for triple negative breast cancer

An already approved breast cancer drug could bring hope to thousands of UK women who have an aggressive form of breast cancer, new research has found.

28 Jan 2021