Dr Irshad

Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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

A male researcher using a pipette

Scientists have discovered a molecular link between obesity and breast cancer, and identified a treatment that could help to prevent breast cancer developing.

10 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Nick Orr with his research team, all in lab coats

We’ve worked hard to press play on breast cancer research this year, making sure vital breakthroughs don’t stop.

9 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Ann, whose head is shaved, reads a book to her daughter

When Ann lost her hair due to chemotherapy, she found it difficult. Now it’s grown back, she’s planning on shaving her head to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. 

8 December 2020 Personal story