Rhianwen, who was diagnosed with breast cancer this year

Rhianwen was diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, her treatment has been affected. Here is how she is coping.

5 May 2020 Personal story

Amanda Mealing

Actor and Breast Cancer Now ambassador Amanda Mealing struggled with the anxiety disorder PTSD after her breast cancer diagnosis. She explains why it’s so important to find the right emotional support for you. 

11 October 2019 Personal story

Photograph of Emi from her photoshoot

Before cancer, Emi struggled with her body image. She explains why her relationship with her body is now better than ever, and shares tips for women struggling with their body image after treatment. 

9 October 2019 Personal story

Dr Georgette Oni

Breast Surgeon Georgette Oni is hosting ‘Let’s Talk About… Black Women and Breast Cancer’ on 26 October, 2019. She shares why this event is so important for raising awareness.


4 October 2019 Personal story

Farida and Julie

As part of M&S and Breast Cancer Now’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign, 11 women share their stories of the surprising and invaluable support they received after a breast cancer diagnosis. 

2 October 2019 Personal story


Claire shares how her experience as a life model has helped her accept her body after surgery.

24 September 2019 Personal story

Research round-up

We look at three projects we’re funding to help improve the lives of women with breast cancer.

19 September 2019 Personal story


Sara found writing helped her move on after treatment. Now she wants her writing to help others through their own diagnosis.

12 September 2019 Personal story


When Susan was diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggled with feelings of loneliness and isolation. She shares how she managed these emotions after finishing treatment.

11 September 2019 Personal story


Caroline talks about how important her secondary breast cancer support group has been to her, and why she’s excited to take part in The Show London.

5 September 2019 Personal story