Breast Cancer

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the United Kingdom. Every year 48,000 new cases are diagnosed there. Of these, 80% are over 50 but younger women, and in rare cases, men, can also get breast cancer. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death for women aged 34 to 54.

Read More

Overview

Feature Articles

Latest Breast Cancer News and Research

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles

HCI at University of Utah to host 7th annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference

HCI at University of Utah to host 7th annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Conference

New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

Study uncovers factors linked with discontinuing breast cancer therapy

Study uncovers factors linked with discontinuing breast cancer therapy

Higher case numbers correlated with better results in breast cancer surgery

Higher case numbers correlated with better results in breast cancer surgery

Statins could reduce ovarian cancer risk, study suggests

Statins could reduce ovarian cancer risk, study suggests

New 3D model shows how breast cancer cells interact with the body’s stem cells

New 3D model shows how breast cancer cells interact with the body’s stem cells

Ink Rx? Welcome to the camouflaged world of paramedical tattoos

Ink Rx? Welcome to the camouflaged world of paramedical tattoos

Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes

Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes

Increased risk of uterine cancer linked to 24 gene variants

Increased risk of uterine cancer linked to 24 gene variants

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Detailed maps of breast cancer reveal how genetic changes shape the tumor landscape

Detailed maps of breast cancer reveal how genetic changes shape the tumor landscape

Scientists develop new tool using machine learning to diagnose lymphedema

Scientists develop new tool using machine learning to diagnose lymphedema

Scientists pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Scientists pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Targeting one's internal clock could prevent or slow breast cancer progression

Targeting one's internal clock could prevent or slow breast cancer progression