Breast cancer news

Stitching together a ‘Google Earth’ for cancer

Our Grand Challenge scientists at the National Physical Laboratory are using their expertise in measurement to draw a new map of cancer. The team hopes it will point to...

Researchers develop comprehensive new way to predict breast cancer risk

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 breast cancer relapse tests recommended for NHS use

Three tests designed to predict if breast cancer will come back after treatment have been recommended for use on the NHS.

Women reveal reasons they reject a preventive treatment for breast cancer

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.

My sister’s cancer diagnosis: ‘I just remember waiting for news all the time’

Rachel, from East Sussex, shares how her sister Thekla’s breast cancer diagnosis has affected the family so far.

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