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

Breast cancer in men

Our breast care nurse shares information and support for male breast cancer, and why it's important for men to be breast aware.  

10 June 2013 Breast Cancer Now

We want every person affected by breast cancer to receive the best treatment information and support with all our work aimed at making that vision a reality.

6 June 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Mummy's Lump

 Mummy’s Lump is for any family needing to talk about the difficult subject of cancer.

6 June 2013 Breast Cancer Now

There’s growing evidence that taking the hormone therapy drug tamoxifen for 10 years rather than five reduces the risk of breast cancer coming back.

3 June 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Volunteering to spread the word

As some of our 800-plus volunteers meet up this month at conferences across the UK here’s what our volunteers say about volunteering with Breast Cancer Care. 

24 May 2013 Breast Cancer Now

When people are worried upset or just want to mull things over with someone who understands what they’re going through talking on the phone isn’t always the best option. We know some people prefer the anonymity of email or they find it easier to write their feelings down rather than talk about them.

21 May 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Our first ever Ribbonride took off in sunshine at Blenheim Palace on Sunday 12 May. One hundred and twenty-five cyclists headed out on a 26 or 60-mile route from the stunning grounds led through the Cotswolds by the Breast Cancer Care Cycling Team.

16 May 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Actress Angelina Jolie has written a personal account of being told she has a fault in her BRCA1 gene and her decision to have a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer.

Writing in the New York Times she says she was told by her doctors that the defect in her BRCA1 gene raised her individual chances of developing breast cancer to 87%.

14 May 2013 Breast Cancer Now

Woman looking thoughtful

Our Legacy team share why preparing a will is important, and tips to help you get started. 

13 May 2013 Breast Cancer Now