Dr Irshad

Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Several news sources have reported that a new test could spare thousands of women unnecessary treatment for breast cancer.

3 December 2013 Breast Cancer Now

A hand holding a pen over a piece of paper

It would mean so much if you were able to make a gift in honour of someone you love so that we can be there for others this Christmas.

29 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Jane Hinnrichs and Samia al Qadhi

o ensure MPs and members of the House of Lords know about Breast Cancer Care and the work we do we held an event at the House of Commons.

18 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Advanced breast cancer is widely misunderstood by the public and people affected by it often feel isolated and unsupported. This was the loud and clear message from the ABC2 international conference in Lisbon.

13 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

You’d think it would be straightforward these days to get access to information that helps us make choices about the treatments and care we receive. We live in ‘the information age’ surely?

13 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Support for younger women with breast cancer

Sometimes only someone who’s been there can really understand what you’re going through. Being diagnosed with breast cancer as a younger woman can be incredibly isolating and we often hear how difficult it can be to find someone who's been through similar experiences.

11 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Women getting support

Carol helps coordinate our Living with Secondary Breast Cancer services. She shares what they're about, and why they're so important. 

7 November 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Awareness Month reception at Edinburgh Castle

First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond this week helped us mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our 40th year hosting a reception at Edinburgh Castle.

31 October 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Sometimes only someone who’s been there can really understand what you’re going through. That’s why we set up our One-to-One Support service where you can speak to a trained volunteer who’s been through a similar breast cancer experience.

28 October 2013 Breast Cancer Now