Professor Gartland is investigating whether certain molecules can be targeted with drugs to stop breast cancer spreading.

Dr Glynn is developing a test that accurately predicts whether cancer will spread and how well a patient will respond to treatment.

Dr Brackenbury wants to see whether the electrical differences in breast cancer cells helps them to spread.


Professor Diana Harcourt’s research will help women discuss their goals and priorities for breast reconstruction surgery with their surgeon.


The Breast Cancer Now LEGACY Study is the first research project of this kind dedicated to secondary breast cancer to be conducted in the UK.

Cancer cells are extremely resilient and able to survive in harsh conditions, sometimes lingering in the body even after treatment. Finding ways to tackle this resilience will help scientists develop more effective ways to treat breast cancer.