“Many people who have the gene alteration are unaware of it. Not everyone wants to have a genetic test that looks into their future. In the long run we want to make a test available to those with Westray grandparents who want to know if they have the gene variant” Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka, Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Aberdeen
Wear It Pink : Breast Cancer Awareness
Today, 20th of October is ‘Wear It Pink’ day to raise awareness about Breast Cancer.
International Study Launched into Breast Cancer in Men
MERGE, will discover and characterise new genetic risk factors for male breast cancer by analysing DNA from 5,000 men.
If You’re Waiting For A Mammogram Appointment
“people can check their own breasts while waiting for the full-on check-up “
June Arrival for Breast Screening Mobile Unit in Orkney
Nearly 3500 Orkney women between the ages of 50-70 years will be receiving their invitations, over the next few months, to attend for breast screening when the Mobile Unit returns to Orkney on 7th June 2021.
Research into Secondary Breast Cancer: #domoreforstage4
More than 11,000 women die from secondary breast cancer each year in the UK.
NHS: The “Joys” of a Great Service
Breast Cancer screening and my personal account from today.