Professor Qing-Jung Meng and his team

In these blogs, we explore some of the biggest topics in breast cancer research. One of those topics is how the body’s biological clock is involved in breast cancer.

7 January 2023

Ahmet Ucar

Scientists have discovered a new way to potentially improve the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment by targeting a variant of a common protein

5 January 2023

Group of scientists in the lab

To celebrate our research successes of the past year our research communications officer, Edd, picked out his favourite discoveries and explains why they are so important.


14 December 2022

Seth coffelt

Researchers have uncovered the key to improving immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer from spreading to the lungs.

6 December 2022

Closeup of a well plate containing breast cancer cells

Researchers have discovered new weaknesses in a special type of cell that supports cancer cells to grow and spread around the body.

29 November 2022

Scientist working in the tissue bank

Scientists, based at the Queen Mary University of London, have discovered a new mechanism that signals which Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) tumours may progress to invasive breast cancer. This might help avoid unnecessary treatment for some women with DCIS in the future.

21 November 2022

Scientist looking through a microscope

PARP inhibitors like olaparib are an exciting new avenue of targeted treatment for breast cancer patients with changes to the BRCA genes. Let’s look at the journey of olaparib from first experiments in the lab until now.

7 November 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Scientist working in a lab

Researchers have discovered weaknesses in some triple negative breast cancers that could lead to new ways to treat this form of the disease.

13 October 2022

Scientist working in a lab

Researchers have identified a group of immune cells that could be targeted to develop new treatments for breast cancers that are resistant to chemotherapy.

26 September 2022