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

A split image showing Holly, a young woman with long dark hair, and Edd, a young man with short curly hair

Ever wondered how new drugs get tested and approved? This week, we'll be hearing from Edd and Holly about how substances go from lab experiments to licensed treatments.

26 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Barry and his late wife, Iris, on their wedding day. The couple are standing underneath an archway, with Barry leaning on the left side and Iris on the right.

Barry’s wife, Iris, died at the start of 2020. He tells us about their relationship, her treatment for secondary breast cancer and the amazing way he’s raising money in her memory. 

23 August 2021 Personal story

Kayla, a white woman with light brown hair, poses in her wear it pink feather boa

Kayla was first diagnosed with breast cancer at 20 and experienced a recurrence in her early 30s. She tells us about the long-term impact cancer had and how she has worked to move forward and help others.

19 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Hilary, a white woman with grey-brown hair, glasses, and a wide smile

Opting in to take part in a clinical trial has helped Hilary to realise the importance of research and motivated her to do more to represent patient views in breast cancer research.

16 August 2021 Personal story

Medina and Nadia pose together at Medina's graduation

Nadia was just 23 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. She and her older sister, Medina, tell us how they were both impacted.

12 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Women wearing face mask looking out of the window

Some people worry that breast cancer treatments might lower their immune system, putting them more at risk from Covid-19. But not all cancer treatments affect the immune system.

12 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Carole, a white woman wearing a bobbed brown wig, rings the end of treatment bell while posing with a friend dressed as spiderman

Carole was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 37. After a tough experience with chemotherapy, she’s also had to wait a long time for reconstruction. Thankfully, her friends have helped her through it. 

10 August 2021 Personal story

Jacqui and her friend Ju

Jacqui’s breast cancer diagnosis coincided with a number of other traumatic events, and she found herself experiencing a deep depression. This is how she managed to get through it. 

6 August 2021 Personal story

Annabel, who has dark brown hair and eyes, smiles while wearing a blue strappy top

Before Annabel was diagnosed, she felt that her main concern in life was to find a boyfriend. She tells us how breast cancer changed her perspective on things, but also how it affected her dating life.

5 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now