Woman having a coronavirus jab

We answer some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Nina, a slim biracial woman with big curly hair, smiles broadly for the camera

When Nina was treated for triple negative breast cancer, she experienced side effects that completely changed how she looked and felt. 

27 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Sue, an Asian woman with long grey hair, smiles while wearing a beautiful pink top and pearl earrings

When Sue was initially diagnosed with secondary (metastatic) breast cancer, she was told she may only have a year to live. Five years on, she is still able to enjoy an active lifestyle. 

26 May 2021 Personal story

Kendra, a Caribbean woman, smiles for the camera

Kendra found her diagnosis difficult to deal with, especially when everyone around her struggled to talk about it. 

26 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Sacha, a young woman with long dark blonde hair, poses for the camera.

When Sacha was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she felt isolated. Through social media, she was able to find support – and now hopes to support others. 

25 May 2021 Personal story

two female researchers sitting at a desk in a laboratory

This week, we're taking a quick peek into the research side of things with our Research Communications Officer, Edd.

20 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A split image of Anne, a white woman with short, dark hair. First, she is smiling in the sunshine with her partner, then, in the next image, with her son.

Anne was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after her mum had finished treatment. Despite her fears, she felt supported throughout and beyond her treatment. 

20 May 2021 Personal story

A black and white image of Catrina, a white woman with curly hair and glasses, delivering a speech at a microphone

Catrina, a writer and artistic director, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of last year. These excerpts from her blog show the turmoil of emotions she felt and how she's doing now treatment is over. 

19 May 2021 Personal story

Irene and Yuki, both Asian women with short brown hair, pose for a picture with Jamie Oliver

Yuki is hosting cooking classes in memory of Irene, who passed away from secondary breast cancer.  

19 May 2021 Personal story

Nina, a slim biracial woman with big curly hair, smiles broadly for the camera

When Nina began treatment for breast cancer at the age of 36, she saw her body change drastically. As she began to recover, she discovered a new side of herself. 

17 May 2021 Personal story