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The Health and Care Bill received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022, meaning it has now become law. Unfortunately, we don't think it went far enough to help cancer patients.

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Tracey and Elizabeth­­­­­­­ were both diagnosed with breast cancer during the pandemic and agreed to share their experiences with the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s Expert Panel as part of its evaluation into the government’s commitments on cancer services in England.

jen and clare
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For 15 years, Breast Cancer Now has been campaigning for better information on those living with secondary breast cancer. We still don't have the statistics we need, but we are determined to see improvements.

PUBLISHED ON: PUBLISHED: 25 May 2017 UPDATED: 8 February 2022

Today, Steve Brine MP tabled a ten minute rule bill on how breast screening can increase early diagnosis. In this blog we take a look at some of...

On 16 March new findings from the OlympiA phase III trial were presented at a virtual plenary session from the European Society of Medical Oncology....

Baroness Delyth Morgan, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Now, said:

“It’s alarming that in January, for the first time, less than half...

Background

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today (Tuesday 8th March 2022) announced its provisional...

Background

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has today announced its decision to recommend Trodelvy for use on the NHS in Scotland...

PUBLISHED ON: PUBLISHED: 25 May 2017 UPDATED: 8 February 2022

The government is planning to launch a new 10-year cancer plan, which will determine the long term approach to cancer services in England. To help shape their new vision, the Department of Health and Social Care is asking people affected by cancer to share their views by completing a survey.  

Time for Trodelvy: Thank you
PUBLISHED ON: PUBLISHED: 25 May 2017 UPDATED: 8 February 2022

Last July, we launched our Time For Trodelvy campaign to ensure that all eligible patients could access Trodelvy, an exciting new drug that could give certain women living with triple negative secondary breast cancer the hope of more time.