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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
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Any other enquiries  including fundraising please contact reception: 0345 092 0800

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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 the latest NHS England Cancer Waiting Time Target figures released today, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

 

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Post date: 20 May 2015

Responding to a study showing that younger women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have a family history of the disease face no worse a prognosis than other women with breast cancer, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“Many younger women with breast cancer are terrified about it coming back, especially when they have seen other family members face the disease.

"This crucial study now gives clear evidence confirming that, rather than...

Post date: 19 May 2015

Responding to Lisa Royle’s post on social media of an image of her breast prior to her mastectomy, Jackie Harris, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says:

"As Lisa bravely shows, signs and symptoms of breast cancer aren’t just about a lump. They can include skin dimpling, a rash or nipple discharge.

“Getting the message out...

Post date: 19 May 2015

Commenting on findings, reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, showing that men with naturally high levels of the female hormone oestrogen are at greater risk of developing breast cancer, Dr Emma Pennery, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“We welcome any specialised research into breast cancer in men. Though in its early stages, this is a step towards understanding more about the causes of the disease.

“There are around 350 men...

Post date: 11 May 2015

Responding to the result of the general election, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“Now the results are in we look forward to working with the new Parliament to ensure every person affected by breast cancer gets the best care, information and treatment.

“The Conservative Party Manifesto included a pledge to ‘lead the world in fighting cancer’. We will be keen to hear more detail about their plans soon and how this...

Post date: 08 May 2015