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Breast Cancer UK believes more can be done to prevent breast cancer.

We campaign to help people reduce their risk from the lifestyle and environmental causes of breast cancer.

We believe far more can be done, via better public health policies and chemicals regulation, to help prevent breast cancer before it starts.

Our educational work provides practical help on how people can reduce their erisk of breast cancer.

Key Headline Statistics

  • One in eight women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives.
  • One in five cases are in women aged under 50.
  • One in four breast cancer cases are thought to be preventable.
  • Breast Cancer UK is the only UK charity focused on theprevention of breast cancer by campaigning to reduce risk.
  • Our Ambassadors provide educational talks to communities across the UK to help people reduce their risk of developing breast cancer.
  • Visit our Science & Research section of our website to find out more about the science behind our work and how you can take action for prevention.

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