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 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.
Atezolizumab used in combination with nab-paclitaxel is the first immunotherapy available for triple negative breast cancer.
Scientists have created one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape.
Scientists have tested a new type of scan, which reveals how aggressive a tumour is, for the first time in patients with breast cancer.
We’ve helped Google Health with AI research which has the potential to improve breast cancer screening and save the NHS time and money.