Latest Breakthrough Breast Cancer Stories

2010-10-18 07:40:00

The first research from the Breakthrough Generations Study could lead to a test to predict a woman's reproductive lifespan.

2008-09-15 09:25:00

A new survey conducted by Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Britain’s leading breast cancer charity, has found that only 35% of women regularly check their breasts for signs of cancer, and 23% never or seldom do.

2005-08-31 18:49:20

Breakthrough Breast Cancer today announce that UK scientists have discovered that a gene – named after the James Bond villain Scaramanga – can trigger the development of breasts. This has important implications for breast cancer, as reported in the journal Genes and Development.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]