Research round-up

We look at three projects we’re funding to help improve the lives of women with breast cancer.

Personal story | 19 September 2019

Karin sitting on a bench

Karin was surprised at feeling angry after her diagnosis. She describes why she’s glad it came out, and gives her tips on managing it. 

Personal story | 27 June 2019

Sam and her dog Bella

Samantha was diagnosed eight weeks before she was due to get married. She shares why it’s important to deal with your diagnosis in a way that’s best for you.

Personal story | 26 June 2019

Eleanor shares her experience of attending the Scottish Charity Awards. 

Personal story | 25 June 2019

Transgender NHS breast cancer screening report

Recent news has revealed that transgender women have increased risk of breast cancer compared to cisgender men.

Breast Cancer Now | 25 June 2019

Leanne with her family

 Leanne worried how her breast cancer diagnosis would affect her relationship with her two sons. 

Personal story | 24 June 2019

UK breast cancer mortality rates predicted to improve

A roundup of the latest news about breast cancer research, treatments and side effects.

Breast Cancer Now | 21 June 2019

Melanie and her friend

Melanie, who writes her own blog ‘But Seriously, who knew?’, describes the things that friends and strangers have said in response to her primary breast cancer diagnosis. 

Personal story | 21 June 2019

Gwen in new Jersey

Gwen kept a diary during her first few months after her diagnosis. She shares how she dealt with the whirlwind of appointments and information.

Personal story | 20 June 2019


Rebekah felt as though food became a comfort during her breast cancer treatment. She shares her top five tips for losing weight healthily.

Personal story | 17 June 2019