Dr. Chris Lord, a white man with fine brown hair, wearing a lab coat and standing in his research lab

Researchers at the Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research, London have discovered how cancer cells could resist treatment with PARP inhibitors. It could help make treatment more effective and find who would benefit most from it.

10 January 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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Researchers based at the University of Oxford have discovered a way to boost the effectiveness of a new type of drug which is currently being tested for breast cancer.

22 December 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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It’s been an incredible year of research here at Breast Cancer Now. In this blog, we pick out our favourite research breakthroughs of the year.

8 December 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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How our volunteers are helping to identify the needs and struggles of those supporting men with breast cancer.

29 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Festival brings together the brightest scientific and medical minds to advance cancer research in the UK. These are some of this year's highlights.

22 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Bal, an Asian woman with short black hair, wears pink in support of breast cancer awareness

While going through treatment for stage three breast cancer, Bal experienced hair loss, fatigue and ongoing brain fog. Thanks to support and research groups, she’s now feeling more empowered. 

20 September 2021 Personal story

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Researchers have found a possible link between antibiotic use, gut bacteria and the speed of breast cancer growth in mice.

15 September 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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Ever wondered how new drugs get tested and approved? This week, we'll be hearing from Edd and Holly about how substances go from lab experiments to licensed treatments.

26 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Hilary, a white woman with grey-brown hair, glasses, and a wide smile

Opting in to take part in a clinical trial has helped Hilary to realise the importance of research and motivated her to do more to represent patient views in breast cancer research.

16 August 2021 Personal story