Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK.
Three tests designed to predict if breast cancer will come back after treatment have been recommended for use on the NHS.
Only around a fifth of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease.
Rachel, from East Sussex, shares how her sister Thekla’s breast cancer diagnosis has affected the family so far.
Combining a targeted drug with hormone therapy could extend survival for some women with advanced breast cancer, according to new trial results.
An immunotherapy drug has shown promise for the first time in a form of aggressive breast cancer.
New computer simulation study suggests only screening women deemed at a ‘high risk’ of breast cancer could help to reduce unnecessary diagnoses.
Older breast cancer patients in England less likely to survive than in four other European countries
Older women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are less likely to survive their disease than those in Belgium, Poland, Ireland and the Netherlands.
A test that measures gene activity can help tailor treatment for some women with early stage breast cancer, sparing them chemotherapy.