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We work closely with all media, so if you are doing a story on any aspect of breast cancer care or support, we’re here to help. We can put you in touch with people with breast cancer who would be happy to share their story, as well as expert Breast Cancer Care spokespeople for comment. We also provide stats, facts and other resources to help you. Journalists and anyone wishing to become a media volunteer only, please contact us on:

press@breastcancercare.org.uk
Office hours: 0345 092 0807
Out of hours: 07702 901 334
ISDN (APTX G722): 0345 092 0812 or 020 7928 6265
Any other enquiries  including fundraising please contact reception: 0345 092 0800

Real life stories

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If you’d like to find out more then please get in touch with our press team at press@breastcancercare.org.uk

Press releases and clinical statements

Responding to research showing that breastfeeding can decrease your risk of breast cancer by a fifth, Jane Murphy, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care says:

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Post date: 12 December 2014

Responding to research showing the long term benefits of tamoxifen for women at high risk of breast cancer Jane Murphy, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care says:

 “It is interesting news for women with an increased risk of breast cancer that we now know taking Tamoxifen may protect them from the disease for up to 20...

Post date: 12 December 2014

In response to new research showing that 78% of people diagnosed with breast cancer will live longer than ten years, compared with 40% in the early 1970s, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care says:

 “It is wonderful news that 78% of people diagnosed are now...

Post date: 02 December 2014

The majority (88%) of younger women with a breast cancer diagnosis are not being referred to a fertility clinic to discuss the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of treatment[1], according to new Breast Cancer Care research.  ...

Post date: 21 November 2014

Yesterday NICE announced they are updating their guidance to better support GPs and other primary healthcare professionals, and ultimately improve early diagnosis rates. In response Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

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Post date: 20 November 2014