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

Cath Kidston's design team smiling together - Georgia Tee, Holly Marler, Peace Rodliff, and Lucy Willis

Cath Kidston's Social Media Manager, Lucy, tells us how she's been personally affected by cancer and why Cath Kidston's partnership with Breast Cancer Now's Afternoon Tea campaign is so important.

1 August 2022

Donna sitting at a table next to flowers

After being diagnosed with invasive ductal breast cancer, and undergoing a mastectomy, lymph node surgery and chemotherapy, Donna wasn’t prepared for another medical shock.

27 July 2022

Debi, smiling in hospital, and flanked by two friends

Debi’s secondary breast cancer was finally diagnosed long after she first told her doctor about her symptoms. Now, she reflects on what could have been done differently, as well as how her diagnosis impacts her life.

26 July 2022

Melissa, shown in one picture without hair, and in the other, with her hair, and wearing her bridal dress at her wedding

After being diagnosed with breast cancer at 27 and encountering difficulties during treatment, Melissa was constantly worried. It wasn’t until she went to therapy that she realised she’d been experiencing physical and mental symptoms of health anxiety and PTSD.

21 July 2022 Personal story

This year we’re celebrating 10 years of the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank. By collecting tissue samples from people affected by breast cancer and making them available to researchers, our Tissue Bank accelerates progress towards faster diagnosis and better treatments.

20 July 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Reuben's mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in the Spring of 2021, and died shortly before Christmas. In conversation with psychologist, Erin Thompson, we talk about how people may prepare for and manage grief.

20 July 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Hayley, a white woman with bobbed blonde hair, smiles widely while holding two disco balls

When Hayley was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, it had already spread and become incurable. Now, her husband, Scott, and their two children have been doing what they can to emphasise the importance of secondary research. 

15 July 2022 Personal story

Delyth and her husband on their wedding day. Delyth is looking towards the camera, smiling, while her husband is facing her.

Delyth found a lump in her breast just as the UK was going into lockdown in 2020. The nationwide restrictions meant she had to postpone her wedding, but going through treatment gave her a new perspective on life. 

12 July 2022 Personal story

Adobea, a young Black woman, poses against a yellow background in a bright pink coat. She has her hair in braids styled on top of her head and smiles warmly.

Adobea sought medical help four times before her breast cancer was detected, and by then it had already become secondary. She tells us about how factors such as age and race can have an impact on how patients are treated.

8 July 2022 Breast Cancer Now