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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 a study by Lund University that shows coffee inhibits the growth of tumours and reduces the risk of recurrence in women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with the drug tamoxifen, Jackie Harris, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says:...

Post date: 21 April 2015

Responding to initial results from a study carried out in lab samples showing that a drug could help overcome resistance to routinely used hormonal treatments for a common type of breast cancer, Catherine Priestley, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“After finishing treatment for breast cancer many women are terrified their cancer will come back or spread to other parts of the body. So we welcome any new treatment that may help reduce the risk of...

Post date: 20 April 2015

Responding to new research showing a blood test could predict how likely individual women are to develop breast cancer in the future, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“These exciting findings could help us move a step closer to being able to identify a woman’s individual risk of developing breast cancer.

“The earlier breast cancer is diagnosed the more effective treatment may be. So we welcome any new research, like this...

Post date: 16 April 2015

Nearly a fifth (17%) of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer after spotting a potential symptom wait over a month before seeing their GP1, equating to an estimated 6,000 women every year in the UK, according to calculations based on new YouGov figures released today from Breast Cancer Care. 

A worrying 5% of women wait more than...

Post date: 13 April 2015

Responding to a new study published today (Thursday 9 April) showing initial results from research into being able to test how likely women are to develop breast cancer by analysing their DNA, Grete Brauten-Smith, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says: 

“We welcome any new research that helps us move a step closer to being able to define a woman’s individual risk of breast cancer.

“This could, in future, make it possible to know...

Post date: 09 April 2015