Amaya during treatment

Our recent survey reveals that 47% of women in the UK do not check their breasts regularly. We explain why it’s important to check for signs of breast cancer.  

26 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

An image of Jane smiling at the camera

If you feel unwell or need support, the Christmas and New Year season can be difficult. We offer some tips and places where you can get help.

26 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Heidi with her husband and three children after chemo treatment

Heidi was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2020, and has recently finished chemotherapy. She shares the difficult emotions and side effects that came with her treatment. 

24 November 2020 Personal story

Jo Churchill MP addresses parliament

Last week, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer (APPGBC) held a debate in Parliament to highlight the action that needs to be taken on key issues facing people affected by breast cancer.

18 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Clare and her running partner, Nikki, celebrating after finishing the Great South Run

Clare was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last year at the age of 46. This year, she completed the Great South Run for Breast Cancer Now. 

18 November 2020 Personal story

Close up of a microscope

Whilst this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference couldn’t take place, the Virtual Showcase saw some of the country’s brightest researchers, clinicians and patient advocates come together to discuss the most topical research and issues surrounding cancer treatment. 

17 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Sarah and her mum eating ice creams together in the sunshine

Sarah's mum supported her when she came out as transgender. This year, she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. Sarah writes about returning her mother’s love and care.  

16 November 2020 Personal story

Jo is a seasoned pro at fundraising and like so many of our supporters, has had too many loved ones taken by breast cancer.

11 November 2020 Personal story

Jess is laughing with her mother as they sit on a bench outside

After her mum was diagnosed with breast cancer, Jess discovered she had the BRCA1 gene. She’s set up the Jo Fine campaign in memory of her mum to spread awareness of genetic testing and its importance.  

10 November 2020 Personal story

Denise Groves stands outside in her Breast Cancer Now shirt

In 2008, Denise was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. During her treatment, she found fundraising to be the perfect distraction - and she still does it today.

6 November 2020 Personal story