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

There’s been media coverage today (Thursday 28 August) of research that suggests many people with cancer who are clinically depressed aren't getting the treatment they need.

28 August 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Pill bottle illustration

NHS England has announced (Thursday 28 August) that the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) is to get an additional £160 million in funding over the next two years.

28 August 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Choosing a bra after surgery

If you have lost all or part of a breast after surgery for breast cancer, you’ll be offered a breast prosthesis. This is an artificial breast form that restores the shape of all or part of the breast.

26 August 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Complexity is everywhere. The vastness of space. Global economics. Navigating London bus routes. All incredibly complex. Science too can be extremely complex. The more we learn about something, the more questions we have to ask, leaving us perpetually filling an infinitely empty void with knowledge. This is called the ‘theory of ignorance’ as explained by French mathematician, Blaise Pascal:

26 August 2014

When people are going through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment we know it can often help to hear from others who've been through the same thing.

22 August 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Nursing Network

Here at Breast Cancer Care we host the Nursing Network. It's a UK-wide membership body providing training and networking opportunities for healthcare professionals who spend 50% or more of their time with breast cancer patients.

20 August 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Twenty years ago, over 15,000 women a year died from breast cancer. New figures released by Cancer Research UK show that this figure is now just over 11,500 – a 38 percent reduction in the number of breast cancer deaths in the last 20 years. Here are some of the advances which we think have contributed.

19 August 2014

When a woman or a man is diagnosed with breast cancer the impact ripples outwards affecting many people. 

18 August 2014 Personal story

In the early 1990s, a geneticist called Mary-Claire King made a phenomenal discovery. A researcher at the University of California, Mary-Claire demonstrated that a single gene on chromosome 17 was responsible for 5 to10 percent of all breast cancer cases.

15 August 2014