The University of Cambridge and Cancer Research UK have appointed Professor Simon Tavaré to be the next director of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.
Researchers have identified 10 different types of the disease, laying groundwork for more effective, targeted treatment plans.
Research could lead to more effective treatment.
Researchers have discovered how receptors for the female sex hormone oestrogen attach to a different part of the DNA in breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse.
Scientists have discovered how a molecule that was first discovered in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread, reveals research published in Nature Chemistry this week.