Five Breast Cancer Myths You Should be Aware Of

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual occasion to increase awareness of the disease. If you perform a quick search on the disease, you will find tremendous…

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The Institute Of Cancer Research (ICR), London

Breast Cancer Research Aid’s support of the work carried out at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, helps ensure discoveries made in our laboratories lead to new treatments for breast…

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Wear it Pink this October in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month you most likely will have noticed an abundance of pink. This is because the pink ribbon is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness and support.  Since 1985,…

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New myeloma clinical trial launches with aim to transform treatment from one-size-fits-all approach

People with newly diagnosed high risk myeloma will be treated based on the results of genetic testing as part of a new UK-first clinical trial. The evidence from the trial,…

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Test For Breast Cancer Risk Could Reduce Pre-Emptive Mastectomies

A genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of developing breast cancer could soon be used on high-risk groups. Researchers behind the test say it could reduce the number of…

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Key Terms You Should know

Mammogram. “Triple-negative.” “Tumor stage.” Patients may hear some or all of these words while speaking to their doctors about breast cancer. Understanding these terms and how they can affect you…

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LETTER OF THANKS FROM THE ICR

Dear Ms Causer, I am writing to thank Breast Cancer Research Aid for your kind donation of £2000.00. We are most grateful for your continued support of the ICR and…

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We are supporting Cardiff University’s European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

We are supporting Cardiff University’s European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute with ground-breaking work they are doing on a finding new therapies for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.…

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Our Recent Research News

We have recently provided funding to the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) to help support their ground-breaking breast cancer research programme. The ICR is one of the world’s most influential…

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ICR’s research into liquid biopsy tests

ICR’s research into liquid biopsy tests The ICR is at the center of ground-breaking research into liquid biopsy tests, which can predict which breast cancer patients will relapse. These new…

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Cardiff University’s European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Cardiff University’s European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute is leading the way in using stem cell research to develop new cancer therapies. The Institute offers a state-of-the-art research environment for…

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BREAST CANCER : Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women, and the second main cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. Advances in screening and treatment have improved…

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Cell shape ‘maps’ could point to new cancer treatments

Scientists have created a ‘map’ linking the shape of breast cancer cells to the activation of their genes, which could point towards new treatments and help improve the effectiveness of…

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One thousand cancer patients have gene testing through efficient, affordable new process 16 NOV 2016

A thousand breast and ovarian cancer patients have now benefited from a faster BRCA gene testing process that was developed in the UK and is being adopted around the globe.…

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MALE SURVIVORS: Remind us that men get breast cancer, too

Newsflash – men have breast tissue, which means they can get breast cancer just like women. Yet guys grappling with the disease get lost in Breast Cancer Awareness Month’s pink…

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