Professor Robert Horne and Dr Zoe Moon are investigating what black women think about their breast cancer treatment and care in the UK. In particular, what they think about taking hormone therapy. They want to find ways to better support black women and reduce health inequalities.

Researchers at the university of Exeter want to hear from autistic people how they experience breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. This will allow us to understand the barriers they may face and improve their care.

Professor Anna Gavin aims to improve care for breast cancer patients by documenting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their care and identifying areas where improvements can be made now and in the future.

In the future, breast screening could be adapted to a woman’s personal risk of developing breast cancer, which could change how regularly women are screened. Dr Jo Waller will investigate the concerns women have about this to ensure these approaches are effective.