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

Zahida, a young Asian woman with glasses and shoulder-length black hair, smiles while wearing a smart blue and yellow top

When Zahida discovered she had cancer, it was difficult to find support amongst friends and family because it was seen as a taboo topic. She tells us why she’s now keen to share her story and change perspectives within BAME communities. 

15 July 2021 Personal story

A female health care provider speaks with two older women

The experiences of people living with secondary breast cancer are unique, which is why our secondary breast cancer campaign has been calling for these experiences to be acknowledged and understood. 

14 July 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Jane and two friends from the Kent International Club going on a socially distanced muddy walk

When Jane’s husband had prostate cancer, she learnt a lot about the condition. Through Breast Cancer Now’s public health talks, she ensured she and her friends understood the risks of breast cancer, too. 

14 July 2021 Personal story

Jo, a young white woman with blonde hair, stands in a beautiful garden surrounded by flowers

A few years ago, Jo discovered she had breast cancer and was a carrier of an altered BRCA2 gene. She had always enjoyed writing but it was when she turned to it as an outlet after diagnosis, that it became a much bigger focus in her life.

8 July 2021 Personal story

Bami, a Black woman with braided hair and bright coral-coloured eyeshadow, smiles while wearing a white top

After losing her mum and sister to breast cancer, Bami was hypervigilant about her own risk. Now, she volunteers her time and efforts to educating others on what to look out for.

8 July 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Thanks to research, we now know more about triple negative breast cancer and are finding kinder and smarter ways to treat it.

7 July 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A split image of Esther, a white woman in her 40s - first, in hospital having chemotherapy, and then sharing a hug with her mum

Esther was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in October 2020. She is still in active treatment, but she’s found a way to focus on the positives. 

5 July 2021 Personal story

Close up of a microscope

The Catalyst Programme encompasses a number of research projects, all aiming to find preventions, treatments and cures for breast cancer. In this episode, we take a closer look into four of them.

1 July 2021 Breast Cancer Now

The houses of parliament viewed from the river thames

The Policy and Campaigns team, alongside four amazing supporters living with secondary breast cancer, met with the Labour shadow health team last week for a roundtable event. 

30 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now