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You do the Maths!

Breast Cancer UK believes more can be done to prevent breast cancer but does the amount we spend on prevention add up?

Download our postcards and send them to your local politicians. Ask them to do the maths!

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Prevention is Better Than Cure

Write to your new local Member of Parliament and ask them to pledge their support to prevent breast cancer today.

Our manifesto: ‘Prevention is better than cure’ outlines 5 key pledges which could significantly improve breast cancer prevention policy.

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Key facts about breast cancer

1 in 8

1 in 8 women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime


Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK – 31% of cancers diagnosed in women are breast cancer.

1 in 5

1 in 5 cases of breast cancer are in women under 50.


Breast cancer rates in England have increased by 90% since records began in 1971.