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

Martim and his wife, Celina, both in their 30s, sit side by side smiling

When Martim’s wife, Celina, died of secondary breast cancer, he initially worried about how he and their four young children would cope. He tells us about managing grief, finding support, and adapting to change. 

13 June 2022 Personal story

Martim and Celina, a couple in their 30s, sit on the sofa with their infant triplets and toddler-aged daughter on their laps. Everyone is smiling.

Martim’s wife, Celina, passed away in 2020, just one year after being diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. Suddenly a single dad to four young children, he had to find a way to adapt to his situation. 

13 June 2022 Personal story

A white male scientist examines samples under a microscope

A group of researchers across the UK, US and the Netherlands have new findings which may help some women avoid unnecessary treatment for DCIS.

9 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Doug and Dave have both experienced breast cancer, and found that there was very little support for them during their treatment. Now, they're working together to change that for other men facing a diagnosis.

7 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

a researcher wearing gloves holds a pipette and test tube

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have furthered our understanding of how triple negative breast cancer spreads around the body. This could lead to the development of new treatments that stop triple negative breast cancer from spreading.

6 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Clare and her sister at Pink Ribbon Walks

Even though Clare and two of her sisters had already experienced breast cancer, they were unable to help when another sister needed chemotherapy. In searching for support, they ended up making great friends, and now volunteer for the Pink Ribbon Walks together.

30 May 2022

Sheona sits down in the grass with her father and her dog after completing a Kiltwalk. She is wearing a cap and sunglasses, her Breast Cancer Now t-shirt, and a yellow kilt.

Sheona feels she was relatively lucky in her experience with breast cancer, and has decided she wants to give back by taking part in all four Kiltwalks for Breast Cancer Now.

28 May 2022 Personal story

Fiona

Fiona has been volunteering with Breast Cancer Now’s Here For You service since February, and has found it to be fulfilling in ways she didn’t expect. 

27 May 2022 Personal story

Two women, Tracey and Helen, stand side by side smiling at a Breast Cancer Now event

When Tracey first got in touch with Breast Cancer Now, it was as a participant on the Younger Women Together course. Over the years, she began volunteering herself, and now works as a member of our team! 

27 May 2022 Personal story