Breast cancer news

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with around 55,200 people diagnosed each year. It starts in the breast tissue, most commonly in cells lining the milk ducts. Breast cancer predominantly affects women, but men can get it too. 

Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

Immunotherapy for triple-negative breast cancer approved for NHS in England 

Atezolizumab used in combination with nab-paclitaxel is the first immunotherapy available for triple negative breast cancer.

Zooming in on breast cancer reveals how mutations shape the tumour landscape

Scientists have created one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape.

Magnetised molecules used to monitor breast cancer

Scientists have tested a new type of scan, which reveals how aggressive a tumour is, for the first time in patients with breast cancer.

Artificial intelligence could help breast screening save more lives

We’ve helped Google Health with AI research which has the potential to improve breast cancer screening and save the NHS time and money.

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