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A new test could predict which women have an aggressive form of breast cancer in the milk ducts (DCIS) and spare other women from unnecessary radiotherapy, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Wednesday). A new test could predict which women have an aggressive form of breast cancer in the milk ducts (DCIS) and spare other women from unnecessary radiotherapy, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Wednesday).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 30 June 2010

30 June 2010

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To mark the launch of the charityїs new breast cancer awareness campaign, `Join the fight for womenїs survivalї, Cancer Research UK is calling on all women to be breast aware, act now to reduce their risk of getting the disease, and do whatever they can to raise money to fund the charityїs lifesaving work. To mark the launch of the charityїs new breast cancer awareness campaign, `Join the fight for womenїs survivalї, Cancer Research UK is calling on all women to be breast aware, act now to reduce their risk of getting the disease, and do whatever they can to raise money to fund the charityїs lifesaving work.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 1 October 2009

1 October 2009

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On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Research UK today sends out a warning that if thousands of women continue to ignore invitations to breast screening they could be putting their lives at risk. On the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Research UK today sends out a warning that if thousands of women continue to ignore invitations to breast screening they could be putting their lives at risk.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 30 September 2009

30 September 2009

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The number of women dying from breast cancer has fallen to less than 12,000 for the first time in almost 40 years, Cancer Research UK reveals today. The number of women dying from breast cancer has fallen to less than 12,000 for the first time in almost 40 years, Cancer Research UK reveals today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 22 April 2009

22 April 2009

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Many older women, who are no longer routinely invited for breast screening, are not aware that increasing age is a major risk factor for the disease - according to a report published today in the British Journal of Cancer. Many older women, who are no longer routinely invited for breast screening, are not aware that increasing age is a major risk factor for the disease - according to a report published today in the British Journal of Cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 8 October 2008

8 October 2008

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A ten year trial in which women between the ages of 40 and 50 were invited for annual breast screening did not show a significant reduction in breast cancer mortality. A ten year trial in which women between the ages of 40 and 50 were invited for annual breast screening did not show a significant reduction in breast cancer mortality.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 8 December 2006

8 December 2006

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A revolutionary way to read mammograms with the help of a computer could free up time for hundreds of medical experts and so speed the breast screening process. A revolutionary way to read mammograms with the help of a computer could free up time for hundreds of medical experts and so speed the breast screening process.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 September 2006

25 September 2006

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Cancer Research UK launches a new study today to investigate factors that influence breast density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer, in different ethnic groups. Cancer Research UK launches a new study today to investigate factors that influence breast density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer, in different ethnic groups.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 9 February 2005

9 February 2005

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A Cancer Research UK report produces the strongest evidence yet that organised breast screening programmes save lives. A Cancer Research UK report produces the strongest evidence yet that organised breast screening programmes save lives.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 24 April 2003

24 April 2003