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  • RESPONSE TO BREAST CANCER CAMPAIGN AND BREAKTHROUGH’S MERGER

    November 13, 2014

    Lester Barr, chairman of Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention, said: “Today’s announcement that two major British breast cancer charities – Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign – are to merge can only be good...

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  • BILL COULD CHANGE THE FACE OF PREVENTION

    November 7, 2014

    Today is the second reading of the Off-Patent Drugs Bill, a Private Member’s Bill being introduced in Parliament. Its aim is to simplify the procedures that currently exist around re-purposing existing drugs – that...

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  • Asian Breast Cancer Support Group – Andy Burnham

    October 21, 2014

    The Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre played host to another “Asian Breast Cancer Support Group” meeting last week. The Guest Speaker was Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary, who gave a talk on health inequalities....

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  • The Wonderland Ball 2014

    October 14, 2014

    Click on ‘THE WONDERLAND BALL 2014’ above to see our fabulous gallery and magical photo story book! ~Things May Not Appear As They Seem~  

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  • Research Highlights Gaps in our Knowledge of Breast Cancer Prevention

    September 29, 2014

    Today’s column inches shine a spotlight on how researchers have identified four key ‘gaps’ in our knowledge of preventing breast cancer for future generations. The study, which was led by Genesis’ scientific director, Professor...

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  • The ‘Angelina Effect’

    September 21, 2014

    Angelina Jolie’s preventative mastectomy has had a massive impact on the numbers of women in the UK being referred for preventative treatment. Research by our professor of clinical genetics, Gareth Evans, has shown a...

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  • Picking the right preventative measure for you

    September 1, 2014

    While research into preventing breast cancer is a vital part of our work here at Genesis, we also act as many women’s support system as they face the disease head on. Last night, our...

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  • ‘Scaremongering’ study claims statins double breast cancer risk

    July 24, 2014

    An American medical body has made the bold claim that statins can double the risk of developing breast cancer. The National Cancer Institute studied 3,000 women and claimed that those who took the cholesterol-lowering...

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  • “In The Pink” Newsletter 2014

    July 22, 2014

    Click here to download the latest edition of  ‘In the Pink’and keep up to date with our latest news. There is a lot of exciting activity taking place over the coming months, so make sure you don’t...

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  • The 2-Day Diet

    November 25, 2013

    Breast Cancer Prevention Diet We developed The 2-Day Diet, here at The Prevent Breast Cancer Research Unit. We have run a number of clinical trials of the 2 day diet since 2006, which have...

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  • Could a new blood test predict breast cancer risk?

    October 24, 2013

    Research released today has revealed a new blood test could have the ability to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer up to 10 years before she is diagnosed. Here at Genesis, we know...

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  • Can red meat increase breast cancer risk?

    October 24, 2013

    With new research breakthroughs and landmark scientific findings occurring almost weekly, it seems as though we can’t pick up a newspaper or turn on the television without being told to cut yet another dish...

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  • Do breast cancer survivors exercise enough?

    October 24, 2013

    Following the article released earlier today by BBC Health, Genesis dietitian, Dr. Michelle Harvie, discusses the link between exercise and breast cancer risk, and the important work The Nightingale Centre & Genesis Prevention Centre is...

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  • Former New South Wales premier praised for raising men’s awareness

    October 24, 2013

    At Genesis we strive to promote breast cancer awareness not only for women but also for men. Currently 1 in 1000 men will develop breast cancer in their lifetime yet many men still do...

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  • Do fatty diets lead to a higher breast cancer risk?

    October 24, 2013

    With a new diet or weight loss plan filling column inches almost every week, it’s sometimes difficult to know what to believe and what to dismiss as the latest fad. This week’s papers broke...

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