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

A picture of Naomi and her mum taken in the early 90s. Naomi, a toddler at the time, grins widely next to her mum, Juliette. Both of them have short, dark curly hair.

After losing her mum to ovarian cancer, Naomi discovered she had inherited an altered BRCA2 gene which increases her risk of breast and ovarian cancer. She wants to do all she can to decrease her risk, but she is apprehensive about surgery.

20 April 2022 Personal story

Clare Isacke and her team of researchers standing in the laboratory in their white labcoats

Researchers have discovered a new way to diagnose and monitor breast cancer that has spread to the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

8 April 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Denise and her friends, all dressed in various shades of pink, pose on the golf green in front of their decked-out golf cart

When Denise heard about Breast Cancer Now’s golf fundraisers, she saw it as the perfect opportunity to raise money in honour of her sister who passed away in 2016. It also brought her closer to her friends, many of whom had their own connections to breast cancer. 

8 April 2022 Personal story

A team of male and female researchers working with Breast Cancer Now pose for a photo. Some are sitting on chairs, others are standing. They are all dressed smartly and smiling.

Breast Cancer Now researchers are part of the team of scientists and clinicians who have been chosen as recipients of the AACR Team Science Award.

5 April 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Dr. Anita Grigoriardis leads the cancer bioinformatics group at King's College London. She tells us about her work and how it has an impact on cancer research and treatments.

5 April 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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

Miranda was training for a race when she first started experiencing symptoms of secondary breast cancer. After months of thinking she just had a cough, tests confirmed her biggest worry. 

4 April 2022 Personal story

Jo, a young white woman with long brown hair, wears a hospital gown and face mask

Jo was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump by chance. She tells us about her treatment, the help she received from Breast Cancer Now, and how she now hopes to help others. 

4 April 2022 Personal story

jen and clare

For 15 years, Breast Cancer Now has been campaigning for better information on those living with secondary breast cancer. We still don't have the statistics we need, but we are determined to see improvements.

30 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

A group of women from the Women in Property group, all dressed up and posing for a photo at their fundraising event

Nic does not have any personal experience of breast cancer, so she learnt a lot when her company hosted one of Breast Cancer Now’s Public Health Talks. She shares her experience of the talk, as well as why she hopes other organisations will get involved. 

30 March 2022 Personal story