Woman having a coronavirus jab

We answer some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer treatments.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Rashmi, with closely cropped hair, wearing a light pink jumper, holding a little pet dog

Shortly after New Year, Rashmi received a triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. Almost a year on, she has finished treatment and is urging people to take seriously any changes in their breasts.

22 November 2022

Scientist working in the tissue bank

Scientists, based at the Queen Mary University of London, have discovered a new mechanism that signals which Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) tumours may progress to invasive breast cancer. This might help avoid unnecessary treatment for some women with DCIS in the future.

21 November 2022

Dozens of people on the beach preparing for an Isle of Man charity sea dip

Angie heads up Breast Cancer Now Isle of Man Group, which has raised almost £2 million over 30 years. The IOM Group has held a fundraising dip for the past 15 years. 

9 November 2022

Scientist looking through a microscope

PARP inhibitors like olaparib are an exciting new avenue of targeted treatment for breast cancer patients with changes to the BRCA genes. Let’s look at the journey of olaparib from first experiments in the lab until now.

7 November 2022 Breast Cancer Now

This week, we met Humza Yousaf MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, to discuss the next steps for the Scottish Cancer Strategy. 

3 November 2022 Brand Team

Holly's grandad Roy smiling widely and striking a pose next to the Eric Morecambe statue

Holly, who lost her grandad Roy this year, set up a fund in his memory on behalf of this charity, and raised over £600 by completing the Three Peaks Challenge.

1 November 2022

Lisa, Ian and their three sons pictured smiling at a restaurant table in Cyrpus in 2016

Since establishing Lisa’s Fund in Memory, Ian and their sons Tom, Harry and Jack have raised more than £5,900 for Breast Cancer Now.

31 October 2022

Charlotte, a young woman with long dark hair, wearing a white dress and veil, smiling with her suited husband on their wedding day

The sound of wedding bells had barely stopped ringing in Charlotte’s ears when she received the shocking news of her breast cancer diagnosis. 

31 October 2022

This week we launched our report Delivering real choice: the future of breast reconstruction in England. 

20 October 2022 Brand Team