Breast Cancer Now
02/21/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
Not all people with the same type of breast cancer respond to treatments in the same way. Dr. Nick Plant at the University of Surrey is researching new ways to classify different types of #breastcancer, to ensure that patients receive the most appropriate treatments for them, improving their chances of survival.

Understanding the metabolism of breast cancer cells
Breast Cancer Now
yesterday at 12:40. Facebook
In January, we met members of Team Now at the London Marathon Shop on Liverpool Street for our special London Marathon 2017 training day. Read on to find out how it went > [ Link ]
Breast Cancer Now
02/19/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Could you spare a few hours #volunteering with our Events Team? Whether you can come along for a whole day, or just a couple of hours, the time you give will help us fund life-saving #breastcancer research and every minute can make a difference.
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Breast Cancer Now
02/18/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Please share. Finding out about #breastcancer signs and symptoms can help you understand what breast changes to look out for. Watch our video, and read more here > [ Link ]
Breast Cancer Now
02/17/2017 at 13:05. Facebook
If you have a family history of breast cancer, you may have a higher than average risk of developing the disease. Our family history guide has been developed to help you understand what a family history of #breastcancer is, and what it means for you and your family.

Family history of breast cancer guide
Breast Cancer Now
02/16/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 is one of the greatest cycling challenges in the world – and you could be part of it! Whether you have own place through the public ballot, or are still seeking one, we'd love to have you join our #RideLondon team in 2017! > [ Link ]
Breast Cancer Now
02/15/2017 at 13:46. Facebook
#Palbociclib (Ibrance), one of the most promising new breast cancer drugs around, has been provisionally rejected for routine use on the NHS. Please share this post to help us call on the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the drug’s manufacturer, Pfizer, to reach an agreement that would see this pioneering drug made available to patients who could benefit from it. [...
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Breast Cancer Now
02/14/2017 at 08:25. Facebook
We're sending our special #Valentine to you, the now generation. You're at the heart of our work to move from a time when people fear breast cancer, to a generation where everybody lives. Join us today in sharing your own Valentine's Day message to your loved ones, and let's stand together for everyone affected by #breastcancer.
Following her success at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015, Ruth Willmott returns this year with a special garden created for Breast Cancer Now. Ruth's garden, called ‘Through the Microscope: The Breast Cancer Now Garden’, is inspired by the work of our researchers.

RHS Chelsea Garden inspired by breast cancer research
Thanks for wearing your Unity Band® and uniting for people with breast cancer on #WorldCancerDay 2017. The money you helped raise will support life-saving breast cancer research. #ActOfUnity

World Cancer Day 2017
“While many women undertake science and higher degrees, they're still not represented at the top tiers. We need better support to ensure their retention as they progress through their careers.”

Women in STEM - Dr. Maria Morgan
“I’m proud, but also very grateful, to be a woman in science. As a divorced mother of two, I think I can (and I try to) reassure other women that it’s not impossible to be an accomplished woman, even in science, and it’s so worth it!”

Women in STEM - Dr. Cristina Branco
The beautiful Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon takes you through four of London's Royal Parks. Whether you have own place through the public ballot, or are still seeking one, we'd love to have you join our #RoyalParksHalf team in 2017! [ Link ]
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Our collaboration with Alcohol Concern helped to get more people taking part in #DryJanuary in 2017, with almost 5 million Britons taking on the challenge. Colin Burgin-Plews and Kerry Rubins were two of our supporters who took on Dry January, and ditched the alcohol for a month. We caught up with them to see how it went.

Dry January: How did it go and what happens next?
As the running season approaches, we know that some of you will either be excited/disappointed about the result of public ballots for events such as Great North Run and Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon. Whether you have got own place, or are still seeking one, we'd love to have you join our team! [ Link ]
At Team Now, we believe that there is a time and a pace for everyone! Join us for one of our iconic running events in 2017 > [ Link ]
We were delighted when our supporter Jason Guy (right) visited us yesterday, alongside footballer Matt Hill and Luke Adamczyk at First4Staff, to present Breast Cancer Now with a cheque for £35,000. The money was raised during 2016 by Jason and other supporters who fundraise in memory of Jason’s wife, Lucy. #Legacy4Lucy

Supporter Jason Guy presents £35,000 cheque
A leading University of Birmingham scientist has been awarded a grant worth almost £240,000 by Breast Cancer Now to conduct pioneering research into a potential new role of BRCA1 mutations in the development of #breastcancer.

Scientist’s novel approach to studying ‘BRCA1’ gene mutation
"Live life to the full. Enjoy the now as no one has tomorrow promised. Seeing my boys each day as they return from school is one of my highlights. Better add my husband too when he comes back from work."

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