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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 the announcement today (Wednesday 28 January 2015) that some older breast cancer patients could safely skip radiotherapy, Dr Emma Pennery CBE, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“At Breast Cancer Care, we know that some older women find the prospect of radiotherapy such a burden they opt to have a mastectomy to avoid it. So this research will be hugely welcomed by many patients.

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Post date: 28 January 2015

A breast cancer support charity is launching an interactive new service supporting women after they have finished breast cancer treatment.

Breast Cancer Care has found that the emotional and physical side effects of a breast cancer diagnosis can continue long after people have finished their treatment. Often at this time there is a real lack of specialist support available locally, which can leave people feeling isolated and abandoned.

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Post date: 27 January 2015

Responding to a paper published in Annals of Oncology today (Tuesday 27 January) revealing that lung cancer is predicted to overtake breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death among European women in 2015, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“It is welcome news to hear of the predicted fall of 10% in European death rates from breast cancer in women - and this trend is likely to...

Post date: 27 January 2015

Responding to the decision to remove three breast cancer drugs from the Cancer Drugs Fund, a decision that will come into effect from 12 March 2015, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“Thousands of breast cancer patients have today been denied the chance of improved quality of life and extra time with their loved-ones. This news is devastating for them.

“However, we want breast cancer...

Post date: 12 January 2015

 

Breast Cancer Care is encouraging supporters to lace up their boots and walk together at a Pink Ribbonwalk to help support those with breast cancer, and after a record breaking year in 2014, the walks are coming back bigger and better with two new elements to the event. 

Now in its eleventh year, Breast Cancer Care are delighted to announce that Pink Ribbonwalk will be...

Post date: 12 January 2015