• Scientific breakthrough paves the way for new preventative breast cancer drugs

    Breast cancer researchers have discovered a way of keeping human breast tissue viable outside of the body for at least seven days, offering a powerful opportunity to study cell changes in response to different drugs and aiding opportunities for new drug development. ...

    Published On: May 20th, 2024
  • Prevent Breast Cancer Chairman Appointed High Sheriff of Greater Manchester

    The Chair of Prevent Breast Cancer, Eamonn O’Neal, has been chosen by King Charles as the next High Sheriff of Greater Manchester. The appointment of Eamonn was formally announced by Buckingham Palace earlier on this week and he will take up his ...

    Published On: March 14th, 2024
  • Sally Dynevor backs National Breast Imaging Academy campaign

    Prevent Breast Cancer patron and Coronation Street actor Sally Dynevor is fronting our campaign to build the National Breast Imaging Academy, the solution to the severe workforce shortages across breast imaging in the UK. Having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 ...

    Published On: October 27th, 2023
  • Friendly Soap Partners with Prevent Breast Cancer

    Lather Up For Breast Cancer Awareness Month We’re delighted to announce our charity partnership with Friendly Soap this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So grab that soap, lather up, and let's embrace the power within our own hands for a ...

    Published On: September 20th, 2023
  • Proposed change to cancer waiting time targets fails to address workforce shortage

    Two-thirds of cancer waiting time targets are expected to be scrapped in a bid to speed up diagnosis. The recent announcement in the Guardian of the new plans, also known as the Faster Diagnosis Standard, propose that patients who have been urgently ...

    Published On: August 14th, 2023
  • The BooBee Bus is back!

    Our BooBee Bus is hitting the streets of Manchester this November. Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re absolutely delighted to announce that our BooBee bus is back! Our original bright pink BooBee Bus was part of our previous 2019 campaign, BreastFest, and ...

    Published On: November 2nd, 2022
  • Abemaciclib: reduces risk of breast cancer recurrence, now available on NHS

    On June 17th 2022, an article from The Guardian described the announcement that Abemaciclib, a drug proven to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence in certain patients, has been given provisional approval by NICE for routine use by NHS England. Abemaciclib, ...

    Published On: June 27th, 2022
  • Julia Bradbury: Breast Cancer and Me – SNP Tests explained by Lester Barr MBE

    Julia Bradbury's ITV Documentary mentions a SNP test. But what does that mean? In her emotional and very personal documentary about surgery for breast cancer, Julia Bradbury describes having a new test called a SNP test. Below you can find out more ...

    Published On: April 29th, 2022
  • International Women’s Day: Dr Mayada Haydar

    Meet Dr Mayada Haydar This year for International Women’s Day, Prevent Breast Cancer is focussing on the celebration of one particular woman’s achievements - Dr Mayada Haydar. A familiar face at The Nightingale Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. Here, Mayada tells us about ...

    Published On: March 8th, 2022
  • Breast Cancer Screening Services Under Strain

    In the news today, it has been revealed the UK's breast cancer screening services are under strain. Breast Cancer Now highlighted that the number of women not being screened for breast cancer ‘rose by 50 per cent’. The ongoing effects of the ...

    Published On: October 5th, 2021
  • NHS to begin world’s largest trial of blood test for more than 50 cancer types

    In the news this week we’ve heard about a new trial that will look at developing a blood test to detect cancer. Consultant Breast Surgeon and Head of our Medical Advisory Board, James Harvey, shares his thoughts: ‘It is fantastically exciting that ...

    Published On: September 14th, 2021
  • Recent developments in the field of breast cancer research

    An article from The Guardian published towards the end of February described the announcement from NICE that a life-extending drug for incurable breast cancer called ribociclib has been approved for NHS use. It is said that around 3,300 women a year may ...

    Published On: March 19th, 2021

About Prevent Breast Cancer

Prevent Breast Cancer is the only UK charity entirely dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer – we’re committed to freeing the world from the disease altogether. Unlike many cancer charities, we’re focused on preventing, rather than curing. Promoting early diagnosis, screening and lifestyle changes, we believe we can stop the problem before it starts. And being situated at the only breast cancer prevention centre in the UK, we’re right at the front-line in the fight against the disease. Join us today and help us create a future free from breast cancer. If you have any questions or concerns, email us today.