Breast cancer news

Breast cancer drug approved for use in Scotland, though concerns remain about patients getting the drug across the UK

Scotland is first part of the UK to make a drug routinely available on the NHS that can extend the lives of women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Long term benefits of immunotherapy emerging for some patients, though key questions remain

A number of cancer clinical trials involving immunotherapy treatments appear to be showing promise, according to new research.

3 reasons why today’s headlines on breast cancer and air pollution are misleading

Despite today's headlines, there's no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.

Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy

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