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  • 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
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2023: Raise awareness your way!

    Whether you’re a star baker, rambler, or runner, having your support in Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2023 helps us protect future generations. Fancy getting involved? Here’s some great fundraising activities you can take part in for Prevent Breast Cancer this October. ...

    Published On: September 15th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: IOLLA

    IOLLA are more than just an eyewear brand. They design high-quality eyewear and bring it within the reach of everyone. All with an exceptional experience thrown in. We were absolutely thrilled when they wanted to show their support for Prevent Breast Cancer ...

    Published On: September 13th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: MediLife

    MediLife provide specialist end-to-end support to MedTech and Life-Science companies and we’re delighted announce that they have recently come on board as a Prevent Breast Cancer Corporate Partner. We caught up with Phil Jones from the company to discover more about the ...

    Published On: September 12th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: MT Finance

    MT Finance launched in 2008 with a clear and simple philosophy: to provide specialist finance solutions quickly and effortlessly, and with utmost flexibility – core values they maintain to this day. They first popped up on our radar when they organised a ...

    Published On: September 7th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: Challenge-trg Group

    Challenge-trg Group are on a mission to be the integrated logistics, training and recruitment partner of choice in th UK. They’re also on a mission to prevent breast cancer for future generations. We recently caught up with Amy Molden from The Group, ...

    Published On: September 7th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: Booths in Hale Barns

    Not too far from our charity HQ is Booths in Hale Barns. Part of a chain of high-end supermarkets in Northern England, most of its branches can be found in Lancashire, but there are also branches in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, North ...

    Published On: September 5th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners: Alliotts

    Alliotts LLP is an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisors based in London and Guildford, but with an international portfolio of clients. They have been huge advocates and supporters of Prevent Breast Cancer for several years. We recently caught up ...

    Published On: September 5th, 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
  • Introducing our corporate partners: Kroll

    This year has seen the launch of an exciting partnership with Kroll, which involved a visit to The Shard to deliver one of our breast cancer awareness talks. It was great to meet the team in person and to be part of discussions ...

    Published On: August 10th, 2023
  • Introducing Louise Stephenson – Our newest Corporate Ambassador

    Louise Stephenson is our newest Prevent Breast Cancer Corporate Ambassador. A Director at Rowan, she recently set up The Empowering Women Network, which comprises of over 200 senior female leaders. The Network enables like-minded women to come together, sharing knowledge and experiences, ...

    Published On: August 9th, 2023
  • New research in memory of Girls Aloud star Sarah Harding will look for early signs of breast cancer

    A new breast cancer research project in memory of Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding will look for early signs of the disease in women in their thirties. Sarah sadly died of the condition in 2021 age 39. One of her final wishes ...

    Published On: August 4th, 2023
  • A BRCA1 breast cancer prevention study – can you help?

    An exciting international academic study is looking for participants. The aim of the research is the prevention of breast cancer in women with a BRCA1 mutation, and the UK element of the study, headed by Professor Gareth Evans, will take place in ...

    Published On: July 26th, 2023
  • Introducing our corporate partners : Rowan

    We’ve been lucky enough over the last few months to work with Rowan, as part of their Empowering Women Network, which comprises of over 200 senior female leaders. The Network, founded by Rowan Director, Louise Stephenson, enables like- minded women to come ...

    Published On: July 19th, 2023
  • Vicky Lee : I thought I would be mimicking my mum’s fate

    In 1998, Doctor Vicky Lee underwent genetic testing, then somewhat in its infancy, to determine whether she had inherited an altered (mutated) BRCA 1 gene. After devastatingly losing her mum to ovarian cancer, genetic testing determined her mum was a carrier, and ...

    Published On: July 13th, 2023
  • Can you help? – A study towards understanding how drug resistance develops in breast cancers

    Dr Sankari Nagarajan is a lecturer in Chromatin Biology, and Principal Investigator at The Manchester Breast centre, The Manchester Cancer Research centre and The CRUK Manchester Centre. A much-admired breast cancer scientist: she is constantly striving towards a future where breast cancer ...

    Published On: July 6th, 2023
  • Sarah Hindmarch: Research is a marathon, not a sprint

    Prevent Breast Cancer funds high quality research into both the prediction and prevention of breast cancer, and we work closely with world renown experts in the field. Since our inception, we’ve in fact funded over £4.9 million towards our goal of preventing ...

    Published On: June 28th, 2023
  • ‘NHS staff shortages pushing cancer care to the brink of disaster’

    Two reports published last week from The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) have made for a distressing read. One looked specifically at cancer care and the other at the clinical radiology workforce. They warn that cancer patients face worsening NHS delays and ...

    Published On: June 20th, 2023
  • Participants needed for alcohol awareness and cancer prevention study

    A Prevent Breast Cancer funded research study to increase awareness of how alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer in women and to promote strategies for cutting down or quitting has recently been launched. Dr Emma Davies, Reader in Psychology at Oxford ...

    Published On: May 26th, 2023
  • Sir Richard Leese is taking on The Great Manchester Run

    Sir Richard Leese, former leader of Manchester City Council, and much respected, adopted Mancunian, is running The Great Manchester Run in aid of Prevent Breast Cancer. In his current role as chair of the Integrated Care Board in Manchester, the health of those in ...

    Published On: May 18th, 2023
  • Teddy Quincey – Not a love song, but a song about love

    Teddy Quincey is no stranger to heartbreak, and at the grand old age of 79, he knows only too well that life can be a series of surprises. Some surprises that are indeed very welcome, and others, not so much. He has ...

    Published On: May 17th, 2023
  • Monica Jandrisits – A breast cancer free future must be our aim!

    The incredible Monica Jandrisits recently ran The London Marathon in support of Prevent Breast Cancer. Her fighting spirit was surely instrumental in helping her complete the race. Monica has sadly lost family members to breast cancer and is at high risk of ...

    Published On: May 4th, 2023
  • Jo Hinds: I am stronger than I think I am

    Jo Hinds was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2021, during the pandemic. After recovering back to full health, she ploughed all her energy into writing a book about her breast cancer diagnosis - Mrs H’s Storm in D Cup. The publication ...

    Published On: March 21st, 2023
  • Jill Middleton : Stay positive, cancer is tough, but you are tougher!

    Jill Middleton was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019. Read in her own words how she faced her diagnosis and treatment face on, with a sense of humour and stead-fast determination. Could you share with us a summary of your experience with ...

    Published On: March 8th, 2023
  • What are the hidden financial costs and supportive care needs associated with breast cancer?

    The CASCARA (Costs And Supportive Care in Breast Cancer) project is investigating the hidden financial costs and supportive care needs associated with breast cancer. The CASCARA project is funded by Breast Cancer Now and organised by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and ...

    Published On: February 9th, 2023
  • Breast loss, lingerie, swimwear and Painting my Town Pink

    In June 2017, aged 46, Macclesfield based Heather Glover found a lump in her breast. After getting the lump checked, it was confirmed to be triple-negative breast cancer. Heather then underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, a wide local excision to clear her lymph ...

    Published On: January 25th, 2023
  • Sara Cavalleri: I am proud to be an Ambassador

    Meet our incredible London based Ambassador, Sara Cavalleri. Sara has been a strong supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer since October 2020 and has organised brilliant fundraisers within her work place. In this blog, Sara tells us why she decided to take on ...

    Published On: January 23rd, 2023
  • Lianne Marsh : My breast went rock hard after a run

    For Lianne Marsh, 22.02.22 is a date that she’ll never forget. Aged just 33, and as a mum of two young children, she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer. Fast forward a mere 8 months after diagnosis, and still ...

    Published On: January 5th, 2023
  • England Cricketer, Jos Buttler, attends Prevent Breast Cancer event

    Featured above is Mere golf captains Paula Loftus and Mike Budd, with England cricket star, Jos Buttler Prevent Breast Cancer were delighted to welcome England cricket hero, Jos Buttler, to an event held at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa, near Knutsford, ...

    Published On: January 3rd, 2023
  • Aged under 35? Testers needed to trial a new app

    An exciting study, led by Mary Pegington, a Breast Cancer Research Dietitian, is looking for volunteers to trial a new app. Mary, along with her team, are looking for women, 35 years old or younger, with a family history of breast cancer, ...

    Published On: November 23rd, 2022

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.