Tag Archive: UK

New hope for women with hereditary breast cancer


A small clinical trial of a new drug designed to treat hereditary breast cancer has achieved promising results, UK scientists have said. The scientists recruited 54 women from the UK, Europe, the US… Continue reading

Stem-cell breast repair


I recently wrote about a reconstruction technique which is being trialled by British surgeons, who are harvesting stem-cell-enriched fat from women’s bodies to plug the dip often left by breast cancer operations. The… Continue reading

The needs of cancer survivors ignored


I came across the following UK survey which supports what I have been saying about the post treatment period of  cancer and echoes the experience of cancer survivors in Ireland too. People living with… Continue reading