Touch, Look, Check

There are many reasons why someone might not check their breasts but doing so could make all the difference.

Get to know your breasts with some TLC - Touch, Look, Check.

How can we help you?

Aliya, who has pale brown skin and brown eyes, smiles while wearing a blue hat

We’re helping patients and healthcare professionals spot the signs and symptoms of secondary breast cancer.

Signs and symptoms

It's important to get to know your breasts. Check your breasts regularly and see your GP if you notice any changes. Find out more.

Our advisory committees

We focus on four key areas of research: risk and prevention, early detection and diagnosis, treatment and secondary breast cancer. Learn more.

Every way we can

At Breast Cancer Now, we’re accelerating research and providing vital support, every way we can. We won’t stop until we find a way forward for people like Pam, Tony, Fran, Irene, Roger and Stella.

Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight

Welcome in the festive season with an evening of candlelit carols, celebrity readings and festive cheer at St Paul's, Knightsbridge on Monday 6 December. 

Alternatively, tune in and sing along to classic carols from the comfort of your own home throughout December with our virtual option.

Your stories

Louise, a white woman, wears a headscarf and glasses. She is standing in front of a wall of photographs.

Louise found out she had breast cancer after a routine scan last December and began treatment just before Christmas. She reflects on the toughest parts of the last year, and how she hopes to keep moving forward. 

6 December 2021 Personal story

Chris and Miriam, an older couple, enjoying a day at a stony beach. They are both sporting blue caps and wide smiles.

Chris’ wife, Miriam, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. When she began supporting others after her treatment, Chris realised that he wanted to help support their partners.

4 December 2021 Personal story

A split image, first showing Jenny, a white woman with short brown hair, getting her first chemotherapy treatment in hospital. The second picture shows Jenny sporting a shaved head and a broad smile.

When Jenny was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2019, her treatment went by in a blur. After it was finished, she suddenly felt lost. 

3 December 2021 Personal story