Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Type: Organization
Name: Breakthrough Breast Cancer
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Concert in memory of Sheffield comedienne

A concert is being planned in memory of a Sheffield comedienne on what would have been her 70th birthday.Jill Alex started as a singer on the working men’s clubs’ circuit in 1960, before progressing to compere at venues such as Batley Variety Club and ... [Published Sheffield Star - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Grantham girls bar(e) all for charity calendar

Meet the girls for September in the latest nude charity calendar by Grantham photographer Ruth Clements.The calendar for 2015 goes on sale next month and will raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.Ruth decided to produce ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leek breast cancer fund-raiser's plea for sponsors

Comments (0)FUND-RAISER Catherine Bennett is appealing for sponsors to help fill goody bags for charity walkers.Catherine, of Leek, is hosting a sponsored walk at nearby Tittesworth Water, on August 31 in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer."We are looking ... [Published The Sentinel - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists map risk of premature menopause after cancer treatment

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 22-Aug-2014Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different treatments.The findings, set ... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

A night to remember city funnywoman Jill

She was never a household name, but Jill Alex had a reputation for entertaining an audience.The Sheffield comedienne started as a singer on the working men’s clubs’ circuit in 1960, before progressing to compere at venues such as Batley Variety Club and ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Find out why Dave Holby raises money for Breakthrough

Dave Holby was inspired to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer after losing his grandmother to the disease as a young boy. He is a £1,000 Challenger for Breakthrough and, in 2012, ran 1,000 miles to raise £1,000.“The great thing about being a £1,000 ... [Published Breakthrough - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

MBNA gains naming rights to Thames Clippers as it aims to ‘digitise the Thames’

UK credit card provider MBNA has acquired the naming rights to London river fleet provider Thames Clippers as it puts in place plans to "digitise the Thames".The three-year initial partnership will see the MBNA brand name pushed across the fleet, with ... [Published The Drum - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

KISS team cycles from London to Cambridge, raising over £900 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

On Sunday 27th July, a 12-strong team from KISS Communications, a leading Cambridge creative agency, undertook the gruelling 60 mile London to Cambridge cycle challenge in a bid to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer, a worthy charity dedicated ... [Published Cambridge Network - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Barnsley Hospital looks to improve services for breast cancer patients

Bosses at Barnsley Hospital are looking at ways to enhance services for patients with secondary breast cancer.The hospital is taking part in a national initiative designed to improve the experience for patients whose breast cancer has spread to another ... [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Get baking to support Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is encouraging baking fanatics to sign up for a new event.This year’s Breakthrough Bake Off will be held on Friday, October 17, but you can hold a bake off anytime, anywhere, during October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Simply ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 5 reports

Health regulator blocks use of expensive cancer drug

Comments (0)A HEALTH watchdog has rejected the use of a drug that can extend a breast cancer sufferer’s life by up to six months because of its high price tag.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence announced this week it would be blocking ... [Published Bristol Post - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Our Heroes: Leek teenager Rebecca Bennett nominated for charity work

A TALENTED teenager has raised almost £1,000 for a cancer charity in support of her mum who is battling the disease.Rebecca Bennett, from Leek, began making and selling handbags made out of recycled materials in 2013 and has since donated all of the proceeds ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]

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"We are looking for companies to contribute to the contents of the goody bags. which we will be giving out to each participant" she said
"Hodgkin lymphoma often affects younger women, and although fortunately most survive the disease, treatments including certain types of chemotherapy and pelvic radiotherapy can lead to premature menopause."
She said: "We found that recreational physical activity – even of modest intensity – seemed to have a rapid impact on breast cancer risk."
Dr Guest said: "It is logical that the dogs can detect prostate, bladder and renal cancer in urine samples but detecting breast cancer in breath is something different."

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Concert in memory of Sheffield comedienne [Published Sheffield Star - 6 hours ago]
Grantham girls bar(e) all for charity calendar [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
Leek breast cancer fund-raiser's plea for sponsors [Published The Sentinel - Aug 24 2014]
A night to remember city funnywoman Jill [Published Sheffield Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
Spennymoor family's donation to thank Bishop Au... [Published Northern Echo - Aug 22 2014]
Scientists map risk of premature menopause afte... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 22 2014]
Scientists map risk of premature menopause afte... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 22 2014]
Find out why Dave Holby raises money for Breakt... [Published Breakthrough - Aug 21 2014]
MBNA gains naming rights to Thames Clippers as ... [Published The Drum - Aug 21 2014]
Tyneside's Forfusion reach record £1.4m turnove... [Published The Journal - Aug 20 2014]
How daily walk can cut breast cancer risk [Published South Africa Star - Aug 19 2014]
Online: ANNA RICHARDSON [Published Coloribus.com - Aug 18 2014]
Dogs to be used to detect breast cancer in new ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
Did Nice listen to cancer patients when they re... [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
Barnsley Hospital staff aim to improve care for... [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 15 2014]
Hefty Price Tag Spurs Rejection Of Roche Breast... [Published Pharmaceutical Online - Aug 14 2014]
Burton's Queen's Hospital cancer link to boost ... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 14 2014]
KISS team cycles from London to Cambridge, rais... [Published Cambridge Network - Aug 14 2014]
Barnsley Hospital looks to improve services for... [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 13 2014]
Barnsley Hospital looks to improve services for... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 13 2014]
Deal gets set to Rock the Pink in one-day festi... [Published East Kent Mercury - Aug 13 2014]
Human genetics expert wins 2014 Basser Global P... [Published News-Medical.Net - Aug 13 2014]
Breast cancer taught Alethea to look after herself [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 12 2014]
Get baking to support Breakthrough Breast Cancer [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 12 2014]
Penn's Basser Research Center for BRCA Names BR... [Published Newswise - Aug 11 2014]
The Guardian view on the NHS and soaring drugs ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
Professor Gerald 'Charlie’ Westbury [Published Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
Breast cancer risk lower in women who walk 30 m... [Published Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
Priority for caregivers, not shareholders: Why ... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
Scotland's health will suffer if it wins indepe... [Published Telegraph - Aug 09 2014]
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Does Aspirin Halve the Risk of Death By Breast ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 13 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Breast cancer is one of the most fatal cancers for women. According to BreastCancer.org , breast cancer has one of the highest cancer death rates for women in the United States; 30 percent of cancers in women are breast cancers. ...
Breast cancer blood test in development would p... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 27 2014]
A simple blood test which predicts a woman’s likelihood of suffering breast cancer is being developed by scientists. For the first time, researchers have identified a way of discovering whether a woman is at risk even if she has no genetic predisposition. ...
Red Meat Possibly Linked To Breast Cancer [Published TIME.com - Jun 11 2014]
LONDON — Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. More Skin Moles Cannot Predict Breast Cancer Despite What Studies Say Six Diet Guidelines ...
Business as usual on Page 3 as critics round on... [Published Media: Greenslade | guardian.co.uk - Mar 05 2014]
After Page 3's "check 'em Tuesday", today's Sun was back to "whip 'em out Wednesday", doubtless to be followed by "tout 'em Thursday" and "flaunt 'em Friday" before we reach "cover 'em Saturday" and "conceal 'em Sunday." It was clear that the paper's ...
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