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

Suzanne, a smiley white woman with blonde hair, wears a sparkly winter hat, blue puffy coat and glasses.

Suzanne was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, at the age of 49. She explains how her pre-existing impairment and the pandemic affected her treatment. 

21 June 2021 Personal story

A split image - first, showing Tony, an older white man, smiling at home, and then a picture of him out on a boat with the coastline behind him

10 years ago, Tony discovered he had breast cancer. Since then, he’s got involved with Breast Cancer Now to make other men aware of the risks. 

18 June 2021 Personal story

close up of gloved hands isolating a sample

The pandemic has had a huge impact on breast cancer research: disruption to clinical trials, labs not working to full capacity owing to social distancing, and cuts to research funding.

18 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Dr. Chris Lord, a white man with fine brown hair, wearing a lab coat and standing in his research lab

New research has identified a new class of targeted cancer drugs that could be used to treat patients whose tumours have changes to the BRCA genes.

17 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Rosamund and Jonathan standing together outside with their two children

In 2020, two days before Christmas, Rosamund found out she had breast cancer. We spoke to her and her husband about how they're working through it together.

16 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Clare Isacke standing in her lab with her research team

New research reveals the role a molecule called Endo180 plays in breast cancer spreading and becoming incurable.

10 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Split image of Helen - first in hospital three years ago, and now, looking happy and healthy

Helen talks us through her experience of a breast cancer diagnosis, as well as the website she founded to help others going through treatment. 

10 June 2021 Personal story

Tony, an older white man with glasses and fine silver hair

A decade ago, Tony was diagnosed with breast cancer. As he approaches the end of his treatment, he speaks about how the last 10 years have affected him.

9 June 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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

Breast cancer has been in Bami’s life ever since her mother was diagnosed. She uses her experience to make others aware of symptoms.

8 June 2021 Personal story