close up of lesley's face, she is smiling while the wind blows her hair

When Lesley was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, her first thought was for her children. During treatment, she tried her hardest to continue ‘as normal’ - even when she struggled to get out of bed.

14 August 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Marisa, smiling and surrounded by flowers in a forest

Marisa, a doctor, was diagnosed with breast cancer in April. The diagnosis took a toll on her physical health, her mental wellbeing, and her work.

3 August 2020 Personal story

Sarah and Rich

After being diagnosed with primary breast cancer, 37-year-old Sarah was warned her fertility may be affected by treatment. Now, she has also had to deal with coronavirus interrupting access to fertility services.

21 July 2020 Personal story

Dawn on You Are What You Wear

After breast cancer surgery, Dawn lost confidence in how she looked. An appearance on the BBC1 show, You Are What You Wear helped her to feel more accepting and positive about her body.

2 July 2020 Personal story

Rachel and her partner standing together inside an old church

39-year-old Rachel lives with her partner and two of her three children. Due to COVID-19, her access to neratinib was cancelled for several months. 

18 June 2020 Personal story

Laura and her baby

When writer Laura Pearson was diagnosed with breast cancer during pregnancy, she felt isolated and feared for her unborn child.  

3 June 2020 Personal story

Jen with a shaved head after chemotherapy

When Jen was diagnosed with breast cancer during her third year at university, it interrupted almost every aspect of her life. Now, she’s focusing on recovery. 

29 May 2020 Personal story

Ruth holding one of her baby grandchildren

Grandmother-of-six, Ruth, has been diagnosed with primary breast cancer three times. Recently, she also got coronavirus.

25 May 2020 Personal story

Stacey, a young woman, smiles at the camera

Stacey had already experienced leukaemia as a child, so getting breast cancer as a young adult was a big shock for her. 

21 May 2020 Personal story