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

Woman talking to nurse

In the BBC television programme EastEnders the character Carol Jackson is being treated for breast cancer and has found out that she is a BRCA2 gene carrier.

3 July 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Scientist at microscope

University College London researchers have identified a DNA signature in blood samples that if present means a woman is at higher risk of developing breast cancer.

27 June 2014 Breast Cancer Now

The study, published by the BMJ, analysed data from all women in Norway aged 50 to 79 between 1986 and 2009 - the period in which the mammography screening programme was gradually rolled out across the country.

Sally Greenbrook, Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s Senior Policy Officer, says:

18 June 2014

Volunteers’ Week is a great opportunity for us to shout about the impact made by our volunteers. Also to explain more about our claim that volunteers are at the heart of everything we do.

5 June 2014 Breast Cancer Now

‘Hi it’s one of your Someones.’

That’s how one of our volunteers introduced herself when she visited the office soon after we relaunched our one-to-one peer support service as Someone Like Me. It made us all laugh but it also made me think.

There are almost 200 people who volunteer on this service all ordinary people with personal experience of breast cancer either having it themselves or supporting a partner with it.

4 June 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Vote! For all the mums wives sisters daughters…

Do you or anyone you know attend or work at Coleg Cambria in North East Wales?

3 June 2014 Jan-Paul Lodey

Woman putting on headscarf

At Breast Cancer Care volunteers are at the heart of our work. So we’d like to use this week – Volunteers’ Week – to thank them all and talk about our plans for the year ahead.

2 June 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Catherine - BHP volunteer

In March we received a number of requests from people who wanted to run breast awareness events to coincide with International Women's Day. 

29 May 2014 Breast Cancer Now

Bra illustrations

Does wearing an underwired bra increase your risk of breast cancer? This is one of the questions we are often asked. And the answer is: no it doesn’t.

27 May 2014 Breast Cancer Now