Breast Cancer Now has welcomed the Scottish Medicines Consortium’s (SMC) decision to approve breast cancer drug Perjeta (pertuzumab) as a new...

10 December 2018

Earlier this month, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a drug called talazoparib (Talzenna), to treat BRCA-mutated locally...

6 December 2018

Responding to a parliamentary question answered by Scottish Government, which reveals that there is a backlog in breast screening in some areas of...

5 December 2018

NHS patients are waiting longer for new cancer drugs because of delays in taking them through clinical trials and getting them approved for use, a...

4 December 2018

New research funded by Cancer Research UK has found that just a fifth of women at a higher risk of breast cancer think they need to take tamoxifen –...

3 December 2018

The trial analysed the results of 763,256 mammograms in the US – which detected a total of 3,944 breast cancer cases between 2007 and 2017. In the 75...

20 November 2018

Discussing breast awareness and screening for women over 70 in the UK, Dr Emma Pennery, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care, says: “We...

20 November 2018

Professor Sir Mike Richards will lead a major review of national cancer screening programmes as part of a “renewed drive to improve care and save...

15 November 2018

Responding to the news that there will be a major overhaul of national screening programmes, including for breast cancer, Gunes Kalkan, Head of...

15 November 2018