Amaya during treatment

Our recent survey reveals that 47% of women in the UK do not check their breasts regularly. We explain why it’s important to check for signs of breast cancer.  

26 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Anna and her mum with their arms around one another outside

After Anna's mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, she decided she wanted to raise money for others in a similar situation. So, she hosted an afternoon tea.

16 December 2020 Personal story

Amanda with some of her artwork, which is brightly coloured and depicts people

Amanda was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2013. After some stressful experiences with treatment, she rediscovered herself through art. 

14 December 2020 Personal story

shevelle stands in front of a 'black women rising' board with a big smile on her face

Shevelle was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of 28 after finding a lump in her breast. As a way of sharing her story, she appeared on ITV's The Real Full Monty On Ice.

14 December 2020 Personal story

Louisa during treatment

Louisa was diagnosed with breast cancer at the start of 2019. Throughout her treatment, she turned to Breast Cancer Now for help and support.

13 December 2020 Personal story

Fiona Maunder

After a mastectomy, Fiona made the decision to get an implant. She explains how it has helped her move forward from breast cancer.

13 December 2020 Personal story

'Our achievements' text

Despite a challenging year, with your help we’ve achieved amazing things for people affected by breast cancer. Find out about our research, campaigning and incredible fundraisers.

13 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Aisling and her husband

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Aisling found it difficult to adjust to a new pace of life. Now, she feels she's made progress.

13 December 2020 Personal story

small knitted santa claus

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Denise decided to start fundraising. This year, she and her group made some extra special festive items to sell.

13 December 2020 Personal story

Anita

More than a decade after losing her mother to breast cancer, Anita received a diagnosis of her own. She chose to look on the positive side of her situation. 

13 December 2020 Personal story