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

When your partner is diagnosed with breast cancer your life can be turned upside-down too. It can be hard to know the right thing to say and to talk to each other about relationship and practical issues.

If you're in this situation you might find it helpful to talk to someone else who’s been there and understands what you're going through as you too come to terms with the diagnosis and try to work out how best to support your partner.

24 January 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Breast reconstruction

There are many different procedures designed to restore your breast shape after surgery for breast cancer and various possible timings. 

20 January 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Best-selling author Susan Lewis is hosting a lunch as part of the launch of her new novel Never Say Goodbye.

15 January 2014 Breast Cancer Now

With children starting back at school this week teachers will be planning lessons for the terms ahead.

We hope that some with classes of 11 to 16-year-old girls will be thinking about starting to encourage breast awareness.

6 January 2014 Breast Cancer Now

A Breast Cancer Care runner ties her shoe laces in preparation

Did you know that increasing your physical activity can help you manage ongoing side effects after breast cancer such as menopausal symptoms lymphoedema and fatigue?

2 January 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Lots of people are surprised to find out that men can have breast cancer too. This is because we don’t usually think of men as having breasts but both men and women have breast tissue.

30 December 2013 Breast Cancer Now

A new storyline in Eastenders has begun focusing on much-loved character Carol Jackson played by Lindsey Coulson and a breast cancer scare.

Last week Carol was shown feeling her breasts for an unusual change and tonight sees her go through the process of reporting this change to a GP and being referred to a breast care unit for tests.

17 December 2013 Breast Cancer Now

As we come towards the end of 2013 many people will be reflecting on those who have died this year and in years past.

At Breast Cancer Care we want to provide a safe and supportive space to acknowledge people who have died from breast cancer and for everyone on our Forum to share thoughts feelings and reflections. So we'll be opening a special thread between 10am-4pm on Friday 20 December for people to come with dedications thoughts feelings and memories.

16 December 2013 Breast Cancer Now

As the only specialist breast cancer support charity working across the UK we want to be here with support and information even during the festive period when we know people can sometimes need it more than ever.

In the first of two blogs aiming to help you understand what services we make available for anyone affected by breast cancer over the holidays I asked one of our online discussion forum moderators – Sam – about the team’s work.

12 December 2013 Breast Cancer Now