Woman having a coronavirus jab

We answer some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

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.

7 October 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Drug treatments

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.

5 October 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Breast screening and awareness for transgender people

Both trans women and trans men can be affected by breast cancer. We look at breast cancer risk, breast screening and breast awareness.

1 October 2021 Breast Cancer Now

A picture of Jac, who is white with cropped silver hair and has a warm, smiley face

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. 

29 September 2021 Personal story

Danielle and her husband, Mark, wearing their Breast Cancer Now running vests

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. 

29 September 2021 Personal story

A split image - first, showing Toria cycling on a standing bike in her office, then her professional headshot. Toria is slim and white with cropped blonde hair.

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.

28 September 2021 Personal story

Pam, an older white woman with cropped white hair, poses with her hands across her chest. She has a solemn expression.

When Pam was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in October 2020, she was overwhelmed physically and emotionally. She tells us what she’s struggled with, but also what she’s found helpful. 

27 September 2021 Personal story

Tracy, a white woman with bobbed blonde hair, smiles while wearing a smart blue dress

Tracy Armstrong was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2019. After three operations, and with the COVID-19 pandemic creating even more challenges, she turned to us for support. 

23 September 2021 Personal story

Bal, an Asian woman with short black hair, wears pink in support of breast cancer awareness

While going through treatment for stage three breast cancer, Bal experienced hair loss, fatigue and ongoing brain fog. Thanks to support and research groups, she’s now feeling more empowered. 

20 September 2021 Personal story