Amaya during treatment

Our recent survey reveals that 47% of women in the UK do not check their breasts regularly. We explain why it’s important to check for signs of breast cancer.  

26 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Researcher Clare Isacke and her team

In a study, funded by Breast Cancer Now, researchers found a gene that may help breast cancer spread to the brain.

9 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Pressing play on breast cancer services

We explain the actions that need to be taken to ensure that we can move forwards from the disruption caused to breast cancer services by the pandemic.

9 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Louisa during treatment

Louisa was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in April 2017. She shares why it’s important to know the signs of breast cancer, and how yoga nidra and breathing exercises helped her cope with her diagnosis.

8 October 2020 Personal story

Eva and her daughter Jane

Eva has worked at M&S for over 20 years, supporting their partnership with Breast Cancer Now whenever she could. She shares how her family became even more involved with the partnership after her own diagnosis of breast cancer. 

8 October 2020 Personal story

Elen with her son

Elen writes to her ‘dragon’ - the name she calls her breast cancer. She shares her experience with primary breast cancer and how it changed her outlook on life.

5 October 2020 Personal story

Breast screening

Breast screening programmes were paused in March because of Covid-19. Screening has since restarted, but an estimated 1 million women missed their screening appointment. 

5 October 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Georgina smiling with her cat

Georgina had no history of breast cancer in her family and believed that she was too young to develop the disease when she was diagnosed. 

2 October 2020 Personal story

maxine with her head shaved after chemo, at home with her husband and daughter

Maxine was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019 at the age of 32. Her first thought was for her daughter, who had just turned two. 

28 September 2020 Personal story

Sarah and her children together

Sarah had three school-age children when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The children found the news and their mother losing her hair hard to take. 

25 September 2020 Personal story