We were delighted to hear that Sophie, granddaughter of Against Breast Cancer’s founders Anthony and Patricia Leathem, recently held a cake sale to raise money for breast cancer research. Here she tells us about her reasons for supporting and how the day went: I’m Sophie Stickney aged 14 and a student at Parkstone Grammar School. …Read more
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The post-box outside the Old Post Office in Wallingford recently received a makeover to raise awareness of Abingdon based charity Against Breast Cancer who are holding their annual ‘Breast Walk Ever’ in the town on Sunday 4 September. Affectionately known as yarn bombing, the topper features large a pink breast cancer ribbon and was created …Read more
Face to face fundraising is back and for the first time in years and our team are once more meeting supporters and helping them do what they do best, from organising tea parties to once in a lifetime overseas challenges. In this, our spring 2022 issue of Together, we hope we can inspire you to …Read more
A new study from the University of Southampton has discovered that ‘crown-like structures’ surrounding breast tumours in overweight and obese patients could hinder their response to therapy. The findings of this study could potentially be used to improve personalised treatment for patients with HER2+ overexpressed breast cancer. Adipose tissue, or body fat, is an important …Read more
The Great North Run, the world’s largest half marathon is now only a few months away. For us it has been a familiar story, with demand for charity places outstripping supply. With so many inspiring stories to choose between, it was never going to be an easy decision to decide who to give places to …Read more