05 January 2023
A rare variant of a protein present in nearly all human cells may hold the key to improving the effectiveness of breast cancer treatment, according to research at the University of Manchester, led by Dr Ahmet Ucar, funded by Breast Cancer Now. This discovery is the first time scientists have identified that targeting RAC1B, a variant of the RAC1 protein, could be a potential way of improving treatment for breast cancer.
3rd October 2022
A Manchester Cancer Research Podcast with Professor Gareth Evans speaking about the importance of breast cancer screening, as well as the risk predictors of breast cancer as he answers the question: Should all women be screened equally for breast cancer?
18 August 2021
Aspirin may help fight aggressive breast cancer by making hard-to-treat tumours more responsive to anti-cancer drugs.
A team at the Christie NHS Foundation Trust, in Manchester, led by Dr Anne Armstrong, are beginning a trial with triple-negative breast-cancer patients.
Read the latest MBC Report for 2019-2020 which highlights our recent breast research and publications.
29 March 2021
A UK-wide study involving patients with early breast cancer has shown their care was no less safe and effective than before the pandemic started.
The University of Manchester led national study of 3,776 patients – treated for early breast cancer at 64 hospitals across the UK – between March and May 2020, is published in The British Journal of Cancer