We first encountered the Girlguiding approach to bra recycling a short time after Isabel came across an article in Girlguiding magazine whilst on a car trip with her grandparents. The article, Isabel’s mum remembers, was about a group of Guides who were collecting bras for charity. Isabel immediately set about convincing her mum to let …Read more
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Antibodies engineered to carry anti-cancer drugs are increasingly being used to treat a variety of diseases, including breast cancer, and future treatment might not only be used at lower doses, but also have reduced side effects too. Researchers at the University of Oxford have demonstrated in the laboratory that destruction of cancer cells can be …Read more
When the staff of Her Majesty’s Prison Foston Hall contacted us about holding a fundraising event, we were delighted to be able to support their initiatives by providing them with items to sell. What we didn’t know at the time was that alongside our wristbands were knitted pink ribbon brooches for sale. These particular brooches …Read more
Redesigned Bi-Specific antibodies may offer new hope against secondary breast cancer. We are delighted to announce that we are now funding a 4-year project at Oxford University to make new breast cancer treatments that stick to cancerous breast cells that have spread throughout the body; a currently incurable condition termed metastases, or secondary spread. Dr. …Read more
Throughout the month of October, shoppers at Swindon’s Brunel Centre are being treated to an exhibition called Bras at the Brunel – promoting breast cancer awareness month. Raising funds for Against Breast Cancer’s pioneering research into new treatments and tools for earlier diagnosis, the campaign ‘Bra the Brunel’ was launched by long-time supporter of the …Read more