Breast Cancer Now
01/21/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Heidi Loughlin says: "This is Kadcyla ... keeping me alive! I'm having it right now (and reading my Kindle). Please sign the petition to #KeepKadcya available on the NHS, so others get this chance. Pretty please!"

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Breast Cancer Now
yesterday at 08:30. Facebook
Being overweight is associated with a range of health problems. But did you know that by keeping your weight healthy you can also decrease your risk of developing #breastcancer? We tell you more, including how to check your body mass index (BMI), and top tips on maintaining a healthy weight.

Why watching your weight shouldn’t wait
Breast Cancer Now
01/19/2017 at 11:12. Facebook
This World Cancer Day, 4 February, join us for one incredible #ActOfUnity when millions of people come together in the fight against cancer. Play your part by wearing a Unity Band® or making a donation to our life-saving research. Together, we can create a future where everyone who develops breast cancer will live.

World Cancer Day 2017
Breast Cancer Now
01/18/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
Over 93,000 people have now signed the petition to #KeepKadcyla available for the secondary breast cancer patients relying on it. Please sign the petition today, and share with your friends, family, and colleagues to help us reach 100,000 signatures.

Sign the petition to #KeepKadcyla
Breast Cancer Now
01/17/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Confused by #breastcancer terminology? Our handy glossary will help you to understand what all the key terms mean.

Breast cancer glossary
Breast Cancer Now
01/16/2017 at 14:52. Facebook
"To be told that drug is being taken away from you that can extend your life is so unfair." Did you see Bonnie Fox, Mani Coulter, and our #KeepKadcyla campaign on today’s Victoria Derbyshire programme? Let us know your thoughts below, and please sign and share our petition > [ Link ]
Breast Cancer Now
01/15/2017 at 08:32. Facebook
There are just 9 days left until our petition to #KeepKadcyla available closes! Over 80,000 people have signed already, but we want to reach 100,000. Please help us by signing and sharing with your friends, family and colleagues. Thank you.

Keep Kadcyla Available
Breast Cancer Now
01/14/2017 at 10:35. Facebook
Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, and Snowdon conquered in one weekend. If your boots are made for walking, then the national Three Peaks Challenge 2017 is for you! > [ Link ]
Breast Cancer Now
01/14/2017 at 08:14. Facebook
Time is running out to #KeepKadcyla available for women with incurable secondary breast cancer. There are only a few days left before our petition closes, and we need as many signatures as possible. Please sign and share now > [ Link ]
For people who’ve had #breastcancer in the past, the fear of the disease returning can have a significant impact on their wellbeing. We put a spotlight on work led by Dr Susanne Cruickshank at the University of Stirling, designed to identify fear of return in survivors, and deliver an effective intervention.

Developing an intervention to reduce anxiety and improve wellbeing in survivors
Craig talks us through his experience of running the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon in October - the first of his personal challenge of three marathons within a year. He’s running in support of his wife, and the thousands of other women who are living with secondary breast cancer right now.

Craig's Challenge: The first of three marathons
'Liquid biopsies' enable analysis of a patient's cancer without the need for surgery, and are making waves in the #breastcancer research world. Read more about what they are, and why are they so important.

Fishing for cancer clues in liquid biopsies
Bonnie says: "Women that I know who’ve been prescribed Kadcyla have done well on it for a long time. Every day is precious with my little boy, so the value of a drug that could give me more quality time with him is beyond priceless." Read more in Bonnie's #KeepKadcyla campaign blog.

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No Kadcyla, no future
Three of the experts from our recent panel debate at the #BritainAgainstCancer Conference share their thoughts on the needs of patients living with secondary breast cancer > [ Link ]
Every year, around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK, and around 80 die from the disease. Although this condition is rare, we are determined to understand why it occurs and how it can be prevented, so in 2007, we launched the Male Breast Cancer Study.

The Male Breast Cancer Study
We're encouraging everyone to get active in 2017! Our chances of developing #breastcancer depend upon a combination of our genes and bodies, lifestyle and life choices and surrounding environment. However, there are factors you can change to reduce your risk if you wish, such as being regularly physically active.

How regular physical activity can reduce your breast cancer risk
Over 90,000 people have now signed our petition to #KeepKadcyla. Can you help us reach 100,000 signatures? Time is running out to keep this drug available for women, like Bonnie, with incurable breast cancer. We really need your help - please sign & share the petition today > [ Link ]
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest #breastcancer research charity – and we're dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. We support more than 100 breast cancer research projects across the UK and Ireland. Find out more > [ Link ]
Whatever your ambition and fitness level, we have the challenge for you in 2017! Join Team Now today and help to support life-saving breast cancer research > [ Link ]
Our supporter Lara blogs about being diagnosed with #breastcancer, and why she decided to take on a #skydive to remember some of the beautiful women whose lives have been so cruelly lost to the disease – they are never ever forgotten.

This jump is for you, ladies