Statistics tell us that one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis during their lifetime and regrettably for one member of the Against Breast Cancer fundraising team in May 2018 our colleague Allie became that ‘one’. For the past 6 years Allie has given support and advice to fundraisers of all ages and …Read more
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Do dormant breast cancer cells that survive chemotherapy become secondary tumours? If so, what are the vital steps in this process? These are the key questions asked by the recipient of the second of our research grants issued following our call for proposals last year. The recipient based at the University of Sheffield, Professor Ingunn …Read more
Earlier this year we completed our move into the new Centre for Cancer Immunology at University of Southampton. The building is the first of its kind in the UK and has been designed to bring together scientists, cancer doctors and clinical trials specialists to allow better collaboration and to deliver newly discovered science into patients …Read more
This year we are marking a very special occasion, it is 25 years since Dr Anthony Leathem together with his wife Pat decided to set up Against Breast Cancer. In 1993 Anthony recognised the urgent need to improve patient survival by preventing deaths from secondary spread breast cancer. A Pathologist at Middlesex Hospital at the time, …Read more
Getting ringside with Industry Boxing When Industry Boxing first contacted us to talk about their ladies only ‘white collar’ events we will admit at first we were a little shocked and a bit concerned, we were also really intrigued. Who on earth would want to get into a boxing ring we thought? Well, as it …Read more