Breakthrough Breast Cancer

NHS Treatment for Stage IV Cancer Shouldn't Feel Like an Unwinnable Battle

Heather Lawrence | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK
Heather Lawrence

By avoiding the bleak statistics and that loaded word 'terminal', she helped me learn that I was living with cancer, not dying from it. For that I am grateful.

Yes, Treating Stage IV Cancer Patients is Worth NHS Money

Heather Lawrence | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Heather Lawrence

What we are now seeing, perhaps as an unnerving symptom of the Coalition's austerity drive as it continues to look for ways to reduce the deficit, is a question mark over whether treating cancer patients who can't be cured is worth the money.

Recent Breast Cancer Discoveries That Give Us Hope

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Each year, major discoveries in breast cancer research show that great progress is being made to overcome the disease. But with one in eight women in ...

Breast Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014 just around the corner, Britain is gearing up for its annual explosion of pink-themed products, parties, activ...

LOOK: How To Check Your Breasts

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Each year 50,000 women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most commonly diagnosed cancer for women in the UK and one in eight wo...

'No Evidence' That Breast Cancer Screening Affects Death Rates Amongst Women

PA | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Breast cancer screening programmes have yet to show a reduction in the number of women who die from the disease, researchers said. A new study sugg...

Look At The Funny Naked People In The Snow

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Tearing off your clothes at the first sign of a snowflake may not be everyone's idea of a laugh, but that's exactly what this lot do to pass the time....

Not Nice? Breast Cancer Drug Will Not Be Available On The NHS

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK

A drug will not be available to treat breast cancer on the NHS after it was unclear whether it improved survival rates, a watchdog said today. In d...

Beating Cancer Through Blogging

Audrey Birt | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Audrey Birt

I know others have lost the fight for time so I want to give the last word to Angie, whose funeral I covered in one of my blogs. When asked just prior to her death, was she frightened? She replied " After living with this awful disease for so many years, nothing on this earth can scare me now."

Chemotherapy Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths By A Third

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Modern chemotherapy drugs are cutting breast cancer deaths by about a third, a study has shown. Scientists analysed pooled data from...

Study: Women Don't Know How To Check Breasts For Cancer Symptoms

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Half of women are scared of breast cancer yet one in five cannot identify any signs or symptoms, according to a new poll. The survey...