In this instalment of our Health Inequalities series, we take a look at some of the barriers that can make it harder for some people to access cancer screening.
A new report by NHS Digital reveals how breast screening services were impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
LGBTQ+ communities experience inequalities throughout their cancer journey, including in screening and diagnosis, clinical care, communication and overall experience. Find out about the barriers the community faces and the commitments required to improve cancer care for LGBTQ+ people.
Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend.
Women who are given information about the chance of ‘overdiagnosis’ through the NHS breast screening programme may not fully understand the risks.
Our official response to the Independent Breast Screening Review Panel’s findings
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).
For every woman overdiagnosed by breast screening, two deaths will be prevented, according to a study published today (Wednesday).
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.