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Real life stories
Looking for inspiring case study stories, delicious recipes (including some from our celebrity supporters) or a great fundraising idea for your events/news pages? Breast Cancer Care’s Strawberry Tea party campaign runs from 1 June – 31 August and we have lots of fabulous content to help publicise it.
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Press releases and clinical statements
Get together with friends, family or colleagues to host a Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Care from 1 June to 31 August. The funds raised through the Strawberry Tea campaign, which is sponsored by fine bone china...
Carol Jackson in EastEnders, played by Lindsey Coulson, has found out this evening that she has a faulty BRCA gene, increasing her risk of cancer.
Around 55,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK each year. In around 5% of cases it’s because of inheriting an altered gene. In these cases the breast cancer develops because the person has inherited one of the known altered BRCA genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2. People who’ve inherited these altered genes have an up to 85% lifetime...
Breast Cancer Care comments on new treatment for advanced HER2-positive breast cancer patients as Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine) gets regulatory green light. Emma Pennery, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care said:
“Patients living with HER2-positive advanced breast cancer will welcome today’s news (Thursday 13 February) that Kadcyla has been approved for use in the UK.
“Nearly 40,000 people are living with advanced breast...
Comment from Breast Cancer Care on a North American study published in the British Medical Journal, which suggests that women with a faulty BRCA gene have better survival rates after breast cancer if they have a double mastectomy.
Emma Pennery, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care said:
“This research will be very interesting to women who have inherited a faulty BRCA gene and have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Such women are...
Today (Monday 27th January), Luke Birch (21, from Lincolnshire) and Jamie Sparks (22, from London) have become the youngest pair to row the Atlantic Ocean while raising over £188,000 for Breast Cancer Care. This makes them Breast Cancer Care’s biggest ever individual fundraisers.
It has taken them 54 days of non-stop rowing to travel 3,000 nautical miles as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The ‘2 Boys in a Boat’ came fifth in the overall race and...
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We have a huge range of celebrity supporters, many of whom have gone on to become official patrons and ambassadors. Together they are all committed to raising awareness of Breast Cancer Care and the work that we do.