Thank you to our wonderful supporter Yvonne who pledged to do a headshave for her sister to raise funds for Against Breast Cancer. Yvonne decided to do a headshave in memory of her sister who sadly passed away earlier this year. Yvonne’s sister, Krysia, was diagnosed with breast cancer seven years ago, she underwent chemotherapy …Read more
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One major difference between cancer cells and normal healthy cells is how they use sugar. Cancer cells show enhanced uptake and use of glucose to both generate energy and to supply all the building blocks needed to rapidly make new cancer cells. p53, also known as ‘the guardian of the genome’ because it protects against …Read more
The wonderful Alex Hollywood has exclusively shared her delicious chocolate orange cheesecake to support Against Breast Cancers Breast Tea Ever campaign. Alex, author of many cookbooks including ‘Cooking Tonight’, shared the recipe with her Instagram followers and said: The wonderful people at Against Breast Cancer have organised a tea party event to raise funds for …Read more
Welcome to our new-look newsletter ‘Together’, we hope you find it an informative read and you enjoy the inspirational stories submitted by the supporters who have taken the time to share them with us. Due to the current lockdown measures in place we have taken the decision to send this issue of Together in an …Read more
Post-doctoral researcher Dr Lewis Quayle has spent his time in the laboratory of Professor Ingunn Holen (Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield) specialising in studies of dormant (non-dividing) breast cancer cells that survive chemotherapy and are responsible for breast cancer returning after treatment. Dr Quayle and Professor Holen have recently been awarded further …Read more