Dr Irshad

Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A split image of Anne, a white woman with short, dark hair. First, she is smiling in the sunshine with her partner, then, in the next image, with her son.

Anne was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after her mum had finished treatment. Despite her fears, she felt supported throughout and beyond her treatment. 

20 May 2021 Personal story

Secondary report hand-in

Today, we are excited to announce that we have finally secured a long-overdue secondary breast cancer audit in England, delivering on one of the key calls from our Unsurvivors campaign.

20 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A black and white image of Catrina, a white woman with curly hair and glasses, delivering a speech at a microphone

Catrina, a writer and artistic director, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of last year. These excerpts from her blog show the turmoil of emotions she felt and how she's doing now treatment is over. 

19 May 2021 Personal story

Irene and Yuki, both Asian women with short brown hair, pose for a picture with Jamie Oliver

Yuki is hosting cooking classes in memory of Irene, who passed away from secondary breast cancer.  

19 May 2021 Personal story

Nina, a slim biracial woman with big curly hair, smiles broadly for the camera

When Nina began treatment for breast cancer at the age of 36, she saw her body change drastically. As she began to recover, she discovered a new side of herself. 

17 May 2021 Personal story

HRH The Prince Of Wales at our Research Centre

His Royal Highness met with researchers, donors and supporters to hear about our achievements and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our funded research.

13 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Tabby before treatment with long blonde hair, and after treatment with a shaved head

When Tabby found a lump in her breast, she immediately feared the worst. Since starting treatment, she feels positive about the future.

12 May 2021 Personal story

Catherine, a clinical nurse specialist. She has red, shoulder-length hair, and is wearing a grey cardigan. She smiles while sitting at her desk.

On this episode of the My Story podcast, we are speaking with one of our clinical specialist nurses, Catherine. 

11 May 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Abigail, a young woman in a pink cap, embraces her husband while holding a golf club

Abigail and her husband wanted to raise money for Jen, who was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. In a short space of time, their little idea turned into a huge success. 

10 May 2021 Personal story