• Breakthrough blood test able to ‘predict’ breast cancer recurrence

    A new blood test, called a liquid biopsy, has been revealed as a breakthrough in preventing breast cancer recurrence. Presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, the test can predict if breast cancer will return years before the disease ...

    Published On: June 7th, 2024
  • 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: May 30th, 2024
  • 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
  • Spotlight on Dr. Hannah Harrison : Paving the Way in Breast Cancer Prevention Research

    Dr Hannah Harrison is a research fellow at the University of Manchester and a member of The Manchester Breast Centre, with over 20 years’ experience in cancer research. She focuses on developing better ways to study breast cancer. Her current work, fully funded by ...

    Published On: May 10th, 2024
  • Using AI for Breast Screening

    A new Artificial Intelligence (AI) breast screening solution, called Mia, has recently been piloted at NHS Grampian to identify tiny signs of breast cancer, that would be otherwise hard to spot with the human eye. The tool, funded by a UK government ...

    Published On: March 21st, 2024
  • The NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme

    Tens of thousands with Jewish ancestry will undergo genetic testing for BRCA gene mutations under a new NHS initiative programme. Following a one-year pilot scheme, The NHS Jewish BRCA Testing Programme has officially launched, with the aim to detect and prevent ...

    Published On: February 21st, 2024
  • Lester Barr at TEDx Warrington – Can We Prevent Breast Cancer?

    The brilliant Lester Barr MBE, founder and Honorary Chairman of Prevent Breast Cancer recently took to the stage at TEDx Warrington, opening his talk with the powerful premise of imagining a world where breast cancer had become a thing of the past, ...

    Published On: February 14th, 2024
  • Manchester research into understanding how breast cancer starts

    Manchester's monumental effort in the prediction and prevention of breast cancer Manchester is a key player in the monumental effort to progress research into both the prediction and prevention of breast cancer. In collaboration between Prevent Breast Cancer and The Manchester ...

    Published On: February 6th, 2024
  • Reporting on breast cancer – the cost on lives and the economy

    A recent breast cancer report published by Breast Cancer Now predicts the cost of the disease to the UK economy could reach £3.6 billion by 2034, a 40% rise compared to current estimates of £2.6 - £2.8 billion in 2024. The report ...

    Published On: February 1st, 2024
  • Latest Research Into Inequality In Cancer Risk Death Across The UK

    A report published this week has laid bare the astounding inequality in cancer death risk across England, with a clear north south divide. Using data from the Office for National Statistics on deaths, the report states that people who live in more ...

    Published On: December 14th, 2023
  • Recent Breast Cancer Research Explained By Lester Barr

    In our most recent blog, our Honorary President and Founder, Lester Barr MBE, summarised recent breast cancer research carried out by our scientific experts regarding ways of improving the NHS Breast Screening Programme. Carrying on with this fascinating series of blogs, we’re ...

    Published On: December 13th, 2023
  • Longer Better Lives: A Manifesto for Cancer Research and Care

    Cancer Research UK has recently launched a manifesto that sets out the measures and commitments it believes the next government should make to help prevent 20,000 cancer deaths every year by 2040. The Manifesto has been developed in collaboration with cancer patients ...

    Published On: December 7th, 2023

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.