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Posted: 08 Sep 2021

Breast cancer risk for women under 40

A breast cancer diagnosis under 40 is rare.   Only 4% of breast cancer cases in the UK occur in women under 40. This percentage is the same for men also (CRUK). If you’re under 40, what may increase your risk? Young women who get breast cancer are more likely than older women to...

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Black Lentil Salad with Tofu

Serves 4 or 2 as a main dish Ingredients 200 g dry black Pinch of salt 370 g tofu 2 spring onions 200 g mushrooms 150 g courgette 160 g...

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Top up your Vitamin D this summer

Having a low level of vitamin D is linked with breast cancer. Making sure you have a healthy level of Vitamin D is a great way to stay well and...

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Sweet Potato Super Power Salad

Serves 4 people Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, approx. 800 g 120 g quinoa 1 tsp apple vinegar 1 pepper (red or yellow) 300 g cherry tomatoes 3 stalks fresh...

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Microplastics and breast cancer: could there be a link?

Microplastics are often in the news these days. They are mostly discussed in terms of pollution of the natural environment, particularly the oceans. In this blog, we consider some specific...

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Constant exposure carries long-term health consequences

"If you're going to buy drinks, buy them in glass bottles rather than plastic bottles, avoid canned food, and refuse thermal till receipts ... simple things can help minimise our...

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It struck a chord with people because it shows that, as a family, we're fighting back.

"I always draw a smiley face on birthday cards. And then I do a load of curly hair. It's just always something I've done, " says Josie Jeffries, explaining how...

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My diagnosis led to a journey of self discovery which would last 10 years

Tina Paine was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 when she was 29 years old. She’d had some breast pain and felt a lump during the Christmas of 2007 and went to...

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