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

Fran, a young white woman with blonde hair, beams with happiness after finding out she has no evidence of disease

When Fran was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer at 25, she was determined to defy the prognosis she’d been given. After surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, she's been declared No Evidence of Disease.

30 June 2022 Personal story

Debi, a white woman with cropped hair dyed in rainbow colours

After completing treatment for primary breast cancer, Debi was told very little about the risk of developing secondaries. Then, when she did try to seek help for her symptoms, she was turned away. 

29 June 2022 Personal story

This month, the Breast Cancer Now team held an event in Parliament to launch our latest campaign, #NoTimeToWaste, which is focused on improving early and rapid diagnosis of breast cancer.

28 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

When Kimi was diagnosed with breast cancer, she immediately reacted with acceptance. Her attitude of ‘kicking cancer’s butt’ has already got her through a mastectomy, and she is confident it will help her in chemotherapy. 

27 June 2022 Personal story

When Moke was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, she was committed to keeping her positive attitude – even when she faced complications in treatment.  

27 June 2022 Personal story

The Scottish Government is currently developing a new cancer strategy – a 10 year plan to improve cancer outcomes in Scotland. The new strategy, which is due to be published next year, will cover early diagnosis, cancer incidence, treatment times and survival rates. 

23 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

A female Asian surgeon at work

Patients, carers, healthcare professionals and researchers have come together to highlight the most pressing unanswered questions in breast cancer surgery. These questions will become the basis for new research to move forward breast cancer care and to benefit current and future patients.

23 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Miranda, a Black woman wearing glasses and a medical face mask, gives a thumbs up in hospital

Miranda was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer five years after being treated for primary. She tells us about how cancer experiences may be different for people in Black and/or LGBTQ+ communities.

22 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Christianne, a white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair, sits outside in the sunshine while wearing a pink top

When Christianne went through breast cancer as a young mum 20 years ago, she felt isolated and in need of support. Shortly after, she discovered Breast Cancer Now’s services, and has since volunteered to help others like her.

21 June 2022 Personal story