Wed, 03 Feb, 2021
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. It accounts for 15% of all new cases in the country, and about one in eight women will be diagnosed with it during their lifetime. In the NHS, breast cancer screening routinely includes a mammogram, which is essentially an X-ray of the breast.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
A 52-year-old woman who claims she was given the incorrect 'normal' diagnosis for a breast cancer gene test eight years ago but is now seriously ill with ovarian cancer has sued in the High Court.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
Senior Breast Check officials are set to be grilled over the quality of cancer screening services tomorrow morning in the aftermath of the cervical cancer tests scandal and fears the crisis could be wider than initially believed.
Tue, 22 May, 2018
A judge has made orders permitting doctors to carry out a mastectomy within days on an intellectually disabled woman based on evidence she lacks capacity to understand she has breast cancer or the consequences of failure to treat it.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
Preparing a stage debut or trekking the Camino aren’t the first things women newly diagnosed with breast cancer are likely to consider, but an inspiring photo exhibition touring the country shows no reason to stop making plans.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016