Glasgow scientists working to develop new immunotherapy for breast cancer
University of Glasgow scientists are investigating how a type of white blood cell can help breast cancer to spread around the body, following major funding by research and care charity Breast Cancer Now and breast cancer research charity Secondary1st.
20 Jan 2021
‘Molecular clock’ blood test could track spread of breast cancer in multiple organs and help monitor treatment
A 'molecular clock' blood test could help track the growth of tumours around the body, helping to guide the best treatment for individual patients.
27 Nov 2020
Personalised 'liquid biopsy' could detect return of breast cancer nearly 11 months earlier than hospital scans
A personalised blood test for women with early breast cancer could detect the return of the disease nearly 11 months earlier than hospital scans, a new study at five UK hospitals has found.
01 Aug 2019
Facebook Live broadcasts reach over quarter of million seeking support
Breast Cancer Now has reached over 290,000 people broadcasting on Facebook Live.
20 May 2019
Genetic link confirmed between ductal carcinoma in situ and development of invasive breast cancer
Scientists funded by Breast Cancer Now have confirmed inherited genetic links between non-invasive cancerous changes found in the milk ducts – known as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) – and the development of invasive breast cancer, meaning that a family history of DCIS could be as important to assessing a woman’s risk as a history of invasive breast cancer.
12 Apr 2016