Woman having a coronavirus jab

We answer some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A split image - first, showing Emma standing with her husband and two children, then by herself against a brick wall - her brown hair is cropped short and she is smiling

When Emma was diagnosed with DCIS during the pandemic, she experienced difficulties with her treatment and finding support.  

25 October 2021 Personal story

Elke, who has no hair due to chemotherapy, smiles while her children stand either side of her and kiss her cheeks

Elke was diagnosed with breast cancer three years after her husband died. In both instances, she worked hard to be honest with her children and wrote books to help other families in similar circumstances.

21 October 2021 Personal story

Richard, a white man with short hair, smiles broadly while wearing a blue and pink top

When Richard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, he found that all his treatment was female-focused. Now, he is working to raise awareness and eliminate stigma for other men in the same position.

19 October 2021 Personal story

Charlotte, Nicky, Selin and Shevelle all sit together while modelling Dorothy Perkins outfits

Knowing how to help someone with breast cancer can be tricky, which is why we spoke with four women with different types of breast cancer about the kinds of support that they most appreciate.

18 October 2021 Personal story

Anne, a white woman with shoulder-length brown hair, smiles while sitting outside at a restaurant in the evening

When Anne found a lump in her neck, she had no idea it could be linked to the breast cancer she had years earlier. She tells us how she got the news, and how secondary breast cancer affects her today. 

15 October 2021 Personal story

Delyth Morgan

Baroness Delyth Morgan, CEO of Breast Cancer Now, tells us about some of the things she's been part of in her 25 years with the charity, as well as how we are focusing more on people with secondary breast cancer.

13 October 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Bal, an Asian woman with short black hair, wears pink in support of breast cancer awareness

Bal’s ‘whirlwind’ of treatment began very soon after her breast cancer diagnosis. Gradually, she realised she needed to reach out for help.

13 October 2021 Personal story

A group of women meeting at parliament in order to speak with MPs about secondary breast cancer

We’re committed to improving treatment, care and services for people living with secondary breast cancer, which is why it’s a central part of our new strategy. 

9 October 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Gail, a white woman with curly brown hair, wears sunglasses while out for a walk

Gail tells us the impact of being diagnosed with breast cancer as the pandemic hit, and how it felt to go through chemotherapy and radiotherapy without even a hug from a friend. 

8 October 2021 Personal story