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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: 0845 092 0807
Out of hours: 07702 901 334
ISDN (APTX G722): 0845 092 0812 or 020 7928 6265
Any other enquiries  including fundraising please contact reception: 0845 092 0800

Real life stories

3671 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.

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

An overwhelming three quarters of younger women diagnosed with breast cancer were not referred to a fertility clinic to discuss their options and 35% reported that they did not receive information about breast cancer treatment affecting their fertility, a survey by Breast Cancer Care has found.*

Every year around 5,000 women under the age of 45 are diagnosed with breast cancer and face complex decisions about treatment. However, the results from a survey by leading support charity...

Post date: 03 April 2014

Get together with your fellow teachers, pupils and parents and hold a Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Care at your school this summer (from 1 June to 31 August). You can download Breast Cancer Care’s free primary school resource pack to help inspire you at www.breastcancercare.org.uk/strawberry or call 0870 164 9422.

Whether you get the PTA involved and turn your summer fair or...

Post date: 01 April 2014

Commenting on results today (Friday 21 March) from a NHS breast screening programme study that finds one third of women are at higher risk of developing cancer and might benefit from more frequent mammograms, Jane Murphy, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care said:

“We welcome this research which aims to better predict the individual risk of developing breast cancer.

"Providing women with a personal risk assessment and offering more...

Post date: 26 March 2014

Commenting on new research presented at the European Breast Cancer Conference from the ATAC trial, which shows that postmenopausal women being treated for oestrogen responsive breast cancer might benefit from ten years of hormone therapy rather than five, Jane Murphy, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care said:

“Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK and making decisions around benefits of certain treatments and resulting...

Post date: 21 March 2014


Breast Cancer Care is celebrating after university students Luke Birch, 21, and Jamie Sparks, 22, raised an incredible £309,000 by rowing the Atlantic. At an event last night (Wednesday 12th March) at Kensington Roof Gardens in London, the pair were also presented with their certificate by GUINNESS...

Post date: 13 March 2014