Author: Peter Lee

5 Tips To Navigating Cocktail Season Alcohol-Free 

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By Jade Griffiths Yes, it is still true. Drinking alcohol is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. But what does this mean for those of us who like enjoying summer drinks with friends? Well, with this statistic in mind, we came up with five tips for navigating ‘patio season 2019’ […]

#YWMBC: Sarah


Name: Sarah BlackmoreAge: 27Occupation: Speech-Language PathologistAge when diagnosed with breast cancer: 26 (two weeks before my 27th birthday, happy birthday to me!)Breast cancer type: ER PR- HER2 Invasive Ductal CarcinomaBreast cancer stage: Stage 4 (Oligometastatic with two metastases to the sternum)Treatment: Aggressive treatment with curative intent. Eight rounds of chemotherapy, […]

New on NCI Websites for July 2019


July 2, 2019, by NCI Staff NCI’s collection of cancer information products is constantly growing, so we provide periodic updates on new and updated content of interest to the cancer community. Annual Report to the Nation Released The most recent Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer […]

Patient Needs Represented on The Hill


This week, The Hill hosted an event on Cost, Quality and Care: The Medicare Equation, where experts gathered to discuss the balancing act between Medicare affordability and quality of care. Our Co-founder, President, and CEO, Laurie Fenton Ambrose, brought the patient voice to the discussion. “Just addressing the cost of […]

Opinion: ‘New brain tumour research projects reflect Tessa Jowell’s legacy’


Michelle Mitchell, CEO at Cancer Research UK, announces the recipients of our first Brain Tumour Awards. The word ‘legacy’ is often overused, but not about the late Baroness Tessa Jowell. I only worked with her briefly, during a stint as a Parliamentary researcher in the mid-90s but, as for practically […]