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Posted: 30 Mar 2021

Pesticide Action Week: Pesticides and breast cancer risk

To celebrate Pesticide Action Week, Dr Robin Mesnage, a Research Associate at Kings College and member of Breast Cancer UK's Scientific Review Panel investigates the links between pesticides and breast cancer risk. What do we know about pesticides and breast cancer risk? Whether pesticides have toxic effects and cause breast cancer is a burning...

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2020 – A challenging yet productive year for our research

While 2020 brought us many unexpected challenges, it also brought exciting developments! Initial results from the research you helped fund have identified new techniques that will improve investigations of bisphenols...

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Meet the Scientists: Freya Leif

As part of our interview series, Meet the Scientists, we caught up with PhD student Freya Leif, who is at Leeds University working on a Breast Cancer UK funded research...

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The most lights Royston has ever seen (video)

Martin Holt and his brother, Andrew, are two special people. 2020 was tough (yes, we’ve said it before) but what made the difference was the kindness and generosity of people...

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Celebrate a loved one

This year, I’m taking part in Breast Cancer UK’s 'Celebrate a Loved One' with a dedication to my sister, Wendy. "I'm immensely proud of my sister. In addition...

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Breast Cancer UK's Letter to Santa

Dear Santa  It’s been a tough year – for us, for everyone. We’re guessing, being Santa and all, that you’re pretty used to self-isolation seeing as you’re in hibernation most of the time.   For our charity though,  and...

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Call for urgent action
on harmful chemicals

Breast Cancer UK calls on Government to give the new National Institute for Health Protection responsibilities to regulate harmful chemicals Today, Breast Cancer UK alongside our friends at ChemTrust,...

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25 tips to reduce your risk
of breast cancer

Over 25% of breast cancer cases are preventable (1, 2).  By making simple changes to your lifestyle you can help reduce your risk of getting breast cancer.  Want to know...

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