Woman having a coronavirus jab

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

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Philippa

Earlier this year, we launched a campaign to ensure all eligible patients can access Trodelvy, an exciting new drug that could give some people living with incurable breast cancer the hope of more time. 

26 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Amy, her eight-year-old son, and her husband, who have all shaved their heads.

Amy’s diagnosis came as a massive shock, and she struggled with the side effects of treatment. Now, two years on, she’s well enough to take a break from treatment and try for a baby.  

23 November 2021 Personal story

Catherine, a slim white woman with short brown hair, stands on a misty hill in The Lake District. Her son and daughter stand either side of her, smiling.

Catherine was determined to stay positive during her breast cancer treatment. She filled her time with friends and family, and now uses that same drive to raise money for others.  

23 November 2021 Personal story

Picture of cells and research on a computer

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Festival brings together the brightest scientific and medical minds to advance cancer research in the UK. Edd, our Research Communications Officer, attended the Festival this year and picks some of the highlights.

22 November 2021

In this blog, we will look at the work we are doing alongside a coalition of over 50 health organisations, including Cancer Research, Macmillan Cancer Support, and The Health Foundation, to influence the Health and Care Bill, and why it matters for people affected by breast cancer.

16 November 2021

anne, who is tanned and has short brown hair, smiles for the camera. She is in an outdoor setting and is wearing a smart grey-and-white dress.

When Anne was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, she found it invaluable to meet up with others with the same diagnosis. For five years, she has turned to them for emotional and practical help.

11 November 2021 Personal story

Claire sits on her sofa wearing pink pyjamas with white polka dots and pink hearts

When Claire first noticed some small changes to her breast, she wasn’t sure whether to get them checked. Now, she realises the decision may have saved her life.

11 November 2021 Personal story

Two greyscale images of Esther, a white woman with cropped hair. In the pictures, we see her bare chest. She has had a mastectomy without reconstruction.

In 2013, Esther had a mastectomy to treat primary breast cancer. Following a secondary (metastatic) breast cancer diagnosis earlier this year, she is sharing her pictures to raise awareness and encourage self-checking.

11 November 2021 Personal story

Tony, an older white man with white hair, smiles while outside in the sunshine

When Tony was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years after his sister, he noticed some differences between their experiences. Since then, he has been trying to spread the word about male breast cancer. 

11 November 2021 Personal story