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

Fiona, a white woman with short, black hair and a broad smile, sits in an outdoor setting wearing a white top

Les’s wife, Fiona, died of secondary breast cancer in 2019. He shares some powerful and moving thoughts about her passing, how he is celebrating her memory, and the incredible life they shared. 

10 November 2021 Personal story

Lorraine, a Black woman with short, curly hair, smiles widely while holding a pink mug covered in hearts

Lorraine’s initial breast cancer symptoms were not what she expected, so she didn’t see her doctor. When she was eventually diagnosed, she worried it was too late for treatment. 

10 November 2021 Personal story

A professional shot of Cassie, a white woman with short brown hair. In the picture, she is wearing glamorous makeup, and is can be seen from the shoulders up surrounded by a pink background and rose petaks.

When Cassie got breast cancer in her thirties, it changed the way she saw herself. She talked to us about the ways she’s helping herself and others regain confidence. 

8 November 2021 Personal story

woman receiving chemotherapy

An update on the ways in which we are committed to improving standards for people living with breast cancer in Northern Ireland. 

7 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Judi, a white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair and dark eyes, smiles while wearing a white floral shirt

When Judi found out she had breast cancer in January 2021, she worried about navigating treatment alone. More than anything, she needed to find people who understood what she was going through. 

5 November 2021 Personal story

Delyth Morgan, Breast Cancer Now CEO, speaks in the House of Commons

Last week, Breast Cancer Now was invited to give evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s inquiry on cancer services.

5 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Anna, who has bobbed brown hair, smiles while holding up a medal from one of her many races. She is wearing a bright pink top.

In October 2021, we were very disappointed to learn that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) was provisionally unable to recommend tucatinib with trastuzumab and capecitabine for routine use on the NHS.

3 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Chris and his mum, Gill, pose together with serious expressions

Chris’ mum, Gill, died of secondary breast cancer in March this year. He tells us about the wonderful person she was, as well as how he is raising money for others in her memory. 

1 November 2021 Personal story

Dawn and her friend wear their pink Breast Cancer Now shirts and wait for their fundraisers in the park

When Dawn was diagnosed with breast cancer in March last year, she went on walks to maintain her physical and mental health. She tells us how this eventually became a fundraiser, and shares her insight for anyone else who wants to raise money. 

27 October 2021 Personal story