Image of a lymph node under the microscope

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence model that can predict if triple negative breast cancer will spread.

24 May 2023

Professor Clare Isacke and team standing in the lab

Our scientists have uncovered a way in which breast cancer cells ‘wake-up’ and form secondary tumours in the lungs.

13 March 2023

Two women sitting on the sofa, having tea and talking

Breast cancer screening is an important tool for early detection. But what does screening currently look like? And how could it be improved?

8 March 2023

Illustration of DCIS and invasive breast cancer

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) is an early form of breast cancer. With DCIS, cancer cells are present in the breast duct, but they can’t spread to the surrounding breast tissue.  

28 February 2023 Breast Cancer Now

Group of scientists discussing something in the lab

We’re reporting on the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2022, the largest breast cancer conference in the world.

Edd, our research communications officer, attended the symposium. He shares his highlights of days 1 to 4.

16 February 2023

Professor Zanivan looking at a computer

Today we’re celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! So, we're shining a spotlight on 3 of our amazing researchers.

10 February 2023

Yvonne during treatment, holding her young daughter

We’re still trying to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer services. So, it’s important to build a detailed picture of how patients have been affected.

26 January 2023

Keith showing mastectomy scar

Men can also get breast cancer. It’s rare, but around 370 are diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. It’s important we the differences between breast cancer in men and women so we can find better ways to prevent and treat the disease.

19 January 2023

Dr Niamh Buckley in the lab

Around 15% of breast cancer are classed as triple negative. This form of breast cancer currently has limited targeted treatments available. So, we need to find new and effective ways to treat people diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.

11 January 2023