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Breast cancer cells

Olaparib, a targeted cancer drug discovered and developed with our funding, has been approved for hundreds of patients with certain breast and prostate cancers in England.  Olaparib, a targeted cancer drug discovered and developed with our funding, has been approved for hundreds of patients with certain breast and prostate cancers in England. 

by Tim Gunn | News | 11 April 2023

11 April 2023

Dr Hugo De La Peña in front of University Hospital Southampton

Dr Hugo De La Peña, the face of our latest TV advert, explains how a second chance at life led to a career dedicated to curing cancer.   Dr Hugo De La Peña, the face of our latest TV advert, explains how a second chance at life led to a career dedicated to curing cancer.  

by Elisa Mitchell | Personal stories | 12 August 2022

12 August 2022

Breast cancer screening

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding. Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are using innovative techniques to understand how resistance to a targeted cancer drug is unfolding.

by Lilly Matson | Analysis | 10 January 2022

10 January 2022

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Leading breast cancer experts are calling for women under 50 diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer to be offered testing for faults in the BRCA1 gene. Leading breast cancer experts are calling for women under 50 diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer to be offered testing for faults in the BRCA1 gene.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 15 February 2012

15 February 2012

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Naturally occurring chemicals found in vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage can enhance DNA repair in cells, which may stop them becoming cancerous Naturally occurring chemicals found in vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage can enhance DNA repair in cells, which may stop them becoming cancerous

by Cancer Research UK | News | 7 February 2006

7 February 2006