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31 January 2017
University of Manchester biologists have discovered that breast tissues have 24-hour body clocks, and that several hundred genes are regulated in a daily cycle.
 

2016

04 July 2016
Take a look at the work being done in our Manchester Breast Centre affiliated labs
 
17 June 2016
"Women who follow the 5:2 diet 'could reduce their risk of breast cancer','' the Mail Online reports.
 
08 April 2016
A Wilmslow artist has created a new project which she hopes will empower those battling breast cancer.
 
11 March 2016
Approximately a quarter of women with HER2 positive breast cancer, who were treated with a combination of the targeted drugs lapatinib and trastuzumab before surgery and chemotherapy, saw their tumours shrink significantly or even disappear, according to results from a Manchester-led trial.
 
03 March 2016
Researchers in Manchester have been exploring the causes of high breast density – a known risk factor for breast cancer – that could reveal new ways to prevent the disease.
 

2015

07 December 2015
Researchers in Manchester have found that women with an inherited genetic syndrome are at increased risk of developing breast cancer and should be considered for earlier screening.
 
24 November 2015
Researchers at a breast cancer prevention clinic in Manchester have observed an increased uptake of preventative double mastectomies since May 2013, when Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone the procedure.
 
24 October 2015
Professor Max Wicha a leading breast cancer specialist from the University of Michigan, has been at The University of Manchester to discuss collaborations and deliver a keynote address to scientists.
 
07 October 2015
Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing.
 
17 September 2015
University of Manchester researchers funded by Breast Cancer Now have discovered a new explanation as to why women with oestrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer develop resistance to hormone treatment, and a potential new approach to overcome the problem.
 
20 April 2015
Researchers from The University of Manchester working with drug development company Evgen Pharma, have developed a new combination of drugs which could overcome treatment resistance and relapse in breast cancer.
 
15 April 2015
Scientists in Manchester have identified a way to potentially predict which patients with an early form of breast cancer will experience disease progression.
 

2014

25 November 2014
Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a potential weakness in cancer’s ability to return or become resistant to treatment, by targeting the ‘fuel’ part of stem cells which allows tumours to grow.
 

Seminars


Date:  20 June 201716:00
Speaker:  Nicholas Turner
From:  Institute of Cancer Research
Title:  TBC
Host:  Rob Clarke
 
Date:  04 July 201716:00
Speaker:  Richard Iggo
From:  Bergonié Cancer Institute - University of Bordeaux
Title:  The mammary ducts create a favourable microenvironment for xenografting of luminal and molecular apocrine breast tumours
Host:  Charles Streuli
 
Date:  14 September 201716:00
Speaker:  Mohamed Bentires-Alj
From:  University of Basel
Title:  TBA
Host:  Rob Clarke
 
Date:  05 October 201716:00
Speaker:  Daniel Rea - Breast Cancer Now Seminar
From:  Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences - University of Birmingham
Title:  TBA
Host:  Andrew Wardley