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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 new findings from a study led by Cardiff University’s European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute (Wed 4 March) , which suggests that triple negative breast cancers1 are particularly ‘stem-cell-like’ and the future possibility of developing a new genetic test, Rachel Rawson, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“We welcome any new research that can improve our...

Post date: 04 March 2015

Responding to a new test developed by The Institute of Cancer Research, which could predict the type of treatment an individual breast cancer patient needs, Rachel Rawson, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist, at Breast Cancer Care says:

“We welcome any new research that has the potential to improve the effectiveness of treatments or help to tailor treatments to an individual. ...

Post date: 27 February 2015

Welsh International Rugby star Mike Phillips has become an official ambassador for Breast Cancer Care Cymru and is encouraging cyclists to sign up to Velothon Wales 2015 to raise vital funds for the charity.

Velothon Wales is a closed road sportive which will take place in the breath-taking scenery of South-East Wales on Sunday 14 June 2015. The ride offers experienced cyclists a 120km route, or a less challenging 50km route option. Breast Cancer Care is calling on cyclists to take...

Post date: 24 February 2015

Responding to research showing women back the idea of more breast screens for those at high risk of cancer Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive at Breast Cancer Care, says:

“The idea of tailoring screening depending on your genetic risk has great potential. We know women often worry about whether they should have mammograms more or less often.

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Post date: 20 February 2015

Responding to the latest figures from the NHS Breast Screening Programme for England, Dr Emma Pennery CBE, Clinical Director at Breast Cancer Care says:

“Although on first glance, these declining figures may seem worrying, it’s...

Post date: 18 February 2015