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

Today, Steve Brine MP tabled a ten minute rule bill on how breast screening can increase early diagnosis. In this blog we take a look at some of the issues covered by the bill and why they are so important.

As a Breast Cancer Now Ambassador and former Cancer Minister, we appreciate him raising such a vital and urgent issue in Parliament.

29 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Dave, an older white man with grey hair, wears a blue chequered shirt

Dave has lost several close friends and family members to breast cancer, so was quick to get himself checked when he found a lump on his chest. Now, he is keen to use his experience to educate others. 

28 March 2022 Personal story

Wendy and Clare stand opposite Big Ben and the houses of parliament by the river Thames

A decade ago, Wendy's friend, Clare, died from secondary breast cancer. She talks about how it felt to receive the news, and why she has decided to leave a gift to Breast Cancer Now in her will.

28 March 2022 Personal story

Pink Ribbon appeal

What is it like to work on the Breast Cancer Now helpline? Our clinical nurse specialist, Jane, tells us about a few calls she received recently.

28 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Dr Diana Zatreanu, a young woman with light brown skin and dark hair, smiles while wearing a lab coat

Dr. Diana Zatreanu, who was involved in the discovery of a new type of drug that can treat breast cancer with changes to BRCA genes, tells us about her typical working day.

28 March 2022 Personal story

Amanda, a slim white woman with short grey hair, smiles while standing with her arm around Becs, a young blonde woman

For almost two decades, Amanda has worked tirelessly in so many areas of Breast Cancer Now. She gives us an insight into her work and imagines what it would look like condensed into a day. 

28 March 2022 Personal story

Proposed changes to cancer waiting times in England and what this could mean for people who are referred to a breast clinic with possible signs of cancer.

24 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Jade, a young white woman with blonde hair, sits on a boat with her two young children on her lap. All three of them are smiling, and the kids are wearing colourful life jackets.

Jade was only 27 the first time she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and treatment meant she couldn’t care for her young son. When she faced a recurrence three years later, she had a daughter to care for, too. 

23 March 2022 Personal story

Em, whose hair short following chemotherapy, smiles with her husband and their dog

Em has always known she wanted to be a parent, but her plans were disrupted when she discovered she had cancer at the age of 37. Amazingly, with the help of a friend, she was still able to make her dreams of motherhood come true.

18 March 2022 Personal story