Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Type: Organization
Name: Breakthrough Breast Cancer
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Breast cancer patient urges medical watchdog to back new treatment that could give more Scottish women a reprieve

FIONA Watt had been given just two years to live. She only wished to see her daughters grow up a little more. That was eleven years ago, and thanks to an effective drug she has been able to enjoy seeing them reach their twenties.DESPITE being given just ... [Published Daily Record - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Penkridge Community News

Sue Heard, County Manager of Pre-School Learning Alliance and Lynne HamesRETIREMENT: Lynne Hames is retiring from her position as Parish Administrator after a number of years in charge. She has worked in local government for an incredible thirty five ... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Ice Bucket Challenge success story

- Aug. 29, 2014 - PORTSMOUTH, U.K. -- The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a massive success and not just in the amount of funds raised, but in the fact that this challenge has single headedly raised awareness of ALS. Although I’m not sure that everyone ... [Published Prlog - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Join Mike in fight for breast cancer breakthrough

THERE are those who move among us who know how it feels to wear clothes which are made to measure.They know that the jacket will always fit exactly across the shoulders, that sleeve lengths are spot on, that there are no troubling bulges when buttons ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lyndsay Buckland: NHS dilemma over cancer drugs

DEALING with cancer is an expensive business. Not only can diagnosing and treating the disease take a long time, but the drugs that have been developed in recent years seem to come with an extra long price tag to fit all the zeros in.This poses a dilemma ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: NHS, Kadcyla, Cancer
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Charity coffee date

First published in News by A BUNCH of fitness fans will be exercising their kettles when they host a charity coffee morning on Saturday, September 6.Couch potatoes and sporty types are all invited to join the Top 2 Toe Exercise Class who will be ... [Published Barry and District News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jeremy Hunt promises £160m boost to Cancer Drugs Fund

Thousands more cancer patients in England will get access to life-extending drugs after the Government set aside extra cash to pay for treatments. Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, said that the Cancer Drugs Fund, which pays for pioneering treatments ... [Published The Independent - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Jeremy Hunt, Cancer, Drugs, NHS
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 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 - Aug 27 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]

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Mr Hunt said that the Government needs to "focus our efforts on increasing access to these innovative treatments"
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: "It's vitally important that as many people as possible have access to these pioneering, life-enhancing drugs, and we need to continue to focus our efforts on increasing access to these innovative treatments, whilst ensuring that all patients continue to receive the effective drugs which are right for them."
"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."

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Lots more exciting outdoor events still to come... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
Study Estimates Risk of Premature Menopause Aft... [Published The ASCO Post - 14 hours ago]
Breast cancer patient urges medical watchdog to... [Published Daily Record - Aug 31 2014]
Penkridge Community News [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Aug 31 2014]
Join Mike in fight for breast cancer breakthrough [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 29 2014]
The Ice Bucket Challenge success story [Published Prlog - Aug 29 2014]
Lyndsay Buckland: NHS dilemma over cancer drugs [Published The Scotsman - Aug 29 2014]
Charity coffee date [Published Barry and District News - Aug 28 2014]
Government rips up blank cheque on cancer drugs [Published Pharmafocus - Aug 28 2014]
Jeremy Hunt promises £160m boost to Cancer Drug... [Published The Independent - Aug 28 2014]
£160m boost for Cancer Drugs Fund [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 28 2014]
Concert in memory of Sheffield comedienne [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 27 2014]
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]
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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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