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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:

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

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

Responding to today’s decision (Friday 8 August 2014) by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) not to recommend NHS access in England to the targeted breast cancer drug trastuzumab emtansine (also known as Kadcyla), Emma Pennery, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care says:

“Kadcyla being rejected from routine NHS access will come as another devastating blow to women with HER-2 positive advanced breast cancer, denying them the...

Post date: 08 August 2014

On Friday August 1st 2014 Rachel Rawson, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care comments on the study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, around the link between the oral contraceptive pill and increased breast cancer risk:

“This interesting study shows that there is a possible association between the oral contraceptive pill and increased breast cancer...

Post date: 01 August 2014

Commenting on draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published today (Friday 25 July 2014) on the use of intrabeam radiotherapy as a treatment option for people with early stage breast cancer, Jackie Harris, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care said:

“Intrabeam radiotherapy is another exciting development and could dramatically improve the quality of life of some women diagnosed with breast cancer, but there is not...

Post date: 25 July 2014

Commenting on new NICE guidance recommending doctors and nurses outline the potential benefits of exercise for those with or at risk of lymphoedema after breast cancer, Rachel Rawson, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, said:

“Lymphoedema after breast cancer treatment can be devastating, it attacks confidence and self esteem and can reduce a person’s quality of life.

“It’s so important that NICE is highlighting this new evidence about...

Post date: 01 July 2014

Missed out on tickets to Wimbledon? Then why not enjoy all the action on Centre Court whilst hosting a Strawberry Tea party at home, in your garden or at your local tennis club? The funds raised through the Strawberry Tea campaign, which is sponsored by fine bone china teaware specialist Royal Albert, will help support the thousands of women waking up to the harsh reality of breast cancer every day. 

A Strawberry Tea doesn’t have...

Post date: 18 June 2014