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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 Progress Report on the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer’s inquiry into older age and breast cancer, Diana Jupp, Director of Campaigns and Services at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“It is unacceptable that, in 2015, a breast cancer patient does not get the best care and treatment simply because of how old they are.

“Breast cancer risk increases with age and older women have poorer survival, so we absolutely must get this right.

“We...

Post date: 26 March 2015

Responding to Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care says:

 “Angelina Jolie’s experience has highlighted this incredibly important issue of family history and breast cancer. Since her preventative mastectomy nearly two years ago the number of GP referrals for genetic...

Post date: 24 March 2015

Responding to Cancer Research UK today (Tuesday 17 March 2015) highlighting that obese women are 40% more likely to develop certain types of cancer than those who are slimmer, including an increased risk of breast cancer for post menopausal women, Catherine Priestley, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“This research adds to existing evidence that being obese can mean an increased risk of developing breast cancer for women after the...

Post date: 17 March 2015

Responding to the decision to keep everolimus (Afinitor) and eribulin (Halaven) on the Cancer Drugs Fund, after an appeal from Novartis and Eisai, Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

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Post date: 12 March 2015

Responding to the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report that the improvement of cancer services has ‘lost momentum’, Diana Jupp, Director of Services and Campaigns at Breast Cancer Care, says:

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Post date: 12 March 2015