Breast Cancer Now funds search for new treatments inspired by COVID-19 vaccine innovation
UK researchers are adapting lessons from the development of COVID-19 vaccines in the hunt for new treatments for an aggressive form of breast cancer.
04 Aug 2022
44% of women with breast cancer say it negatively impacted their body image
44% of women said having breast cancer negatively impacted their body image and a quarter (25%) said the same for their sense of identity, according to new research1 published by Breast Cancer Now today (Wednesday 25 May).
25 May 2022
More than 700 walkers cross the finish line at Breast Cancer Now’s Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds Pink Ribbon Walk
Women and men wearing pink walked 10 or 20 miles on the Pink Ribbon Walk to raise money for Breast Cancer Now’s world-class breast cancer research and support.
17 May 2022
Scientists report link between male infertility and breast cancer in men
In one of the largest studies into male breast cancer, scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, studied 1,998 men newly diagnosed with the disease in England and Wales over a 12-year period.
17 May 2022
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
Breast Cancer Now brings together leading experts for the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium
Today marks the start of the two-day (Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 January) UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium (UKIBCS), hosted by leading UK breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now.
24 Jan 2022
Scientists discover how to boost effectiveness of novel drug for breast cancer
Leading UK scientists funded by Breast Cancer Now and Cancer Research UK have discovered a way to significantly boost the effectiveness of xentuzumab, a new type of drug that has been tested as a treatment for breast cancer.
22 Dec 2021
Glasgow researchers to investigate using existing drug as new treatment for triple negative breast cancer
Leading Glasgow scientists will investigate if an existing drug, devimistat, which is currently being tested for treating other types of cancer, could also be used to treat thousands of women with breast cancer.
17 Nov 2021
Inaugural Dame Vera Lynn Fellowship scientist aims to stop breast cancer hiding from the immune system
UK charity Breast Cancer Now has announced the first two recipients of its Dame Vera Lynn Translational Research Fellowship, a new scheme which will support clinically trained breast cancer researchers to help improve outcomes for people at risk of, or affected by, this devastating disease.
10 Nov 2021
Breast Cancer Now to run first-ever uncensored live breast check on Twitter
New research from Breast Cancer Now has found that over a third (39%) of British women do not check their breasts regularly.
25 Oct 2021
As breast cancer becomes most commonly diagnosed cancer in England, Breast Cancer Now warns of lasting “loneliness legacy” from the COVID-19 pandemic
22 Oct 2021
Existing drug could offer new hope for people with secondary breast cancer that has spread to the brain
A new study funded by Breast Cancer Now will explore if the drug talazoparib (Talzenna) could be used to treat people with incurable secondary (metastatic) breast cancer which has spread to the brain.
13 Oct 2021