Keep A Breast

Keep A Breast Foundation Supporters

The Keep A Breast Foundation

The Grindstore Team support the aims of the Keep A Breast Foundation, whose mission is to empower young people around the world with breast health education and support.

Keep A Breast have put their message of shame-free breast awareness in the global spotlight and have encouraged millions of young people to talk and write about breast cancer for the first time.

Breast Cancer - The Facts

1 in 8 women

The lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer is 1 in 8 for women in the UK. (National Health Service UK)

90% Survive Piechart

More than 90% of women diagnosed with breast cancer at the earliest stage survive their disease for at least five years. (Cancer Research UK)

1 person every 10 minutes

Around 55,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK. That's one person every 10 minutes. (Breast Cancer Care UK)

Breast cancer is a group of abnormal cells growing in an uncontrolled way.

  • Nearly all cases of breast cancer occur in women, although men can get the disease as well.
  • It is the second most common form of cancer among women (after skin cancer).
  • Statistics indicate that tumours diagnosed in younger women may be more aggressive and less responsive to treatment, making early detection key.
  • For more information on breast cancer visit www.keep-a-breast.org/learn