Breast screening programmes were paused in March 2020 because of Covid-19. Screening restarted in summer 2020, but Breast Cancer Now estimates almost 1.5 million women fewer women in the UK had breast screening, compared to pre-pandemic levels.
After finishing treatment for primary breast cancer, Jac began feeling a pressure in her chest. It was eventually diagnosed as metastatic breast cancer, which Jac has now been living with for eight years.
Despite unpleasant treatment side effects and surgery recovery time, Danielle persevered with her training. Now, 18 months after her diagnosis, she will be running the London Marathon for Breast Cancer Now.
Toria Kendrick was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after having a baby and seeing her own mother go through treatment. Once she felt well enough to return to work, she began raising money to help others.