Smiley photo of Karen

To celebrate the 20th year of our Service Pledge, we asked Karen, patient advocate, all about it. She shares its impact, what her work involves, and more.

18 May 2023

Catherine with a headset sat at a desk

We asked Catherine what she enjoys most about being one of our nurses and why the helpline is so important. Learn more.

19 April 2023

Pam, an older white woman with cropped white hair, poses with her hands across her chest. She has a solemn expression.

When Pam was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in October 2020, she was overwhelmed physically and emotionally. She tells us what she’s struggled with, but also what she’s found helpful. 

27 September 2021 Personal story

Tony, an older white man with glasses and fine silver hair

A decade ago, Tony was diagnosed with breast cancer. As he approaches the end of his treatment, he speaks about how the last 10 years have affected him.

9 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Fran, a young white woman with short, curly hair, smiles and looks off to one side. She wears a tank top which shows tattoos on her right arm.

Growing up, Fran sometimes had a difficult relationship with her body. Her secondary breast cancer diagnosis tested her even further, but now she has a newfound confidence. 

6 May 2021 Personal story

Irene, an older white woman with stylish cropped hair, poses for the camera

When Irene was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2020, she was so grateful for all her family support. However, she also needed to speak to people who understood her situation. 

5 April 2021 Personal story

Roger, an older white man with short white hair, looks thoughtful as he poses in a smart shirt and jumper.

Roger was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. He talks about his experience as a gay man going through treatment, and why there needs to be better support for men diagnosed with breast cancer.

5 June 2020 Personal story

Stella, a Black woman with shoulder-length curly hair, laughs while posing for the camera

During treatment, Stella felt confused, emotional and lost. This changed when she discovered Breast Cancer Now’s Moving Forward courses.

17 December 2019 Personal story