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

Test tubes in a lab

NHS England has launched a new service offering free BRCA genetic testing to people with a Jewish anstery.

People with altered BRCA 1 or BRCA2 genes have an increased risk of developing certain cancers, particularly breast cancer. Research has shown that people with Jewish ancestry are much more likely to have BRCA gene alternations.

30 January 2023

Jane with friends on the Pink Ribbon Walk

Jane is joining us for her 3rd Pink Ribbon Walk with Breast Cancer Now. Find out her breast cancer story, how she fundraises, and more.

 

27 January 2023

Jessica with her child

Spotting a lump in her breast at 36, Jessica shares her breast cancer story and the importance of younger women checking their breasts.

27 January 2023

Yvonne during treatment, holding her young daughter

We’re still trying to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer services. So, it’s important to build a detailed picture of how patients have been affected.

26 January 2023

Photo of Jo with her thumbs up

After being discharged, Jo signed up to our Moving Forward course, providing support for life after breast cancer. Find out Jo’s story and learn more.

25 January 2023

Keith showing mastectomy scar

Men can also get breast cancer. It’s rare, but around 370 are diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. It’s important we the differences between breast cancer in men and women so we can find better ways to prevent and treat the disease.

19 January 2023

Doctor looking at a screening image

Read our blog on the diagnosis deficit

17 January 2023

Linda on Trek Nepal challenge

Considering an overseas charity trek? Linda walked for Breast Cancer Now, as part of Trek Nepal challenge. Find out why she did it and her top tips.

17 January 2023

Lucy after her Breast Cancer Now skydive

Eve fundraised by signing up to one of our Big Pink Jumps for Breast Cancer Now. Find out why she chose a skydive, how she found it and her top tips. Read more.

13 January 2023