This blog explains how patients can ensure that their voice is heard loud and clear when decisions are being made about the use of new breast cancer drugs on the NHS.

9 September 2022 Brand Team

Although women in the UK on average live longer than men, they spend more time in poor health. The strategy aims to address this by tackling the issues women face in accessing care, with cancer being a stated priority.

3 August 2022 Breast Cancer Now

This month, the Breast Cancer Now team held an event in Parliament to launch our latest campaign, #NoTimeToWaste, which is focused on improving early and rapid diagnosis of breast cancer.

28 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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We recap which breast cancer drugs have been approved for use on the NHS so far this year and share an update on which breast cancer drugs are currently being assessed for use.

28 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

The Scottish Government is currently developing a new cancer strategy – a 10 year plan to improve cancer outcomes in Scotland. The new strategy, which is due to be published next year, will cover early diagnosis, cancer incidence, treatment times and survival rates. 

23 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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The Health and Care Bill received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022, meaning it has now become law. Unfortunately, we don't think it went far enough to help cancer patients.

12 May 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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Tracey and Elizabeth­­­­­­­ were both diagnosed with breast cancer during the pandemic and agreed to share their experiences with the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s Expert Panel as part of its evaluation into the government’s commitments on cancer services in England.

27 April 2022

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For 15 years, Breast Cancer Now has been campaigning for better information on those living with secondary breast cancer. We still don't have the statistics we need, but we are determined to see improvements.

30 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Today, Steve Brine MP tabled a ten minute rule bill on how breast screening can increase early diagnosis. In this blog we take a look at some of the issues covered by the bill and why they are so important.

As a Breast Cancer Now Ambassador and former Cancer Minister, we appreciate him raising such a vital and urgent issue in Parliament.

29 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now