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

A researcher stands behind a tray of samples, some of which hold small amounts of coloured liquid

Researchers have found a possible link between antibiotic use, gut bacteria and the speed of breast cancer growth in mice.

15 September 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Sarah, a white woman with short, brown hair, smiles while out at the beach.

Sarah was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2019, two years after her primary diagnosis. She tells us about her treatment frustrations and hopes for more support. 

9 September 2021 Personal story

Emma, a young white woman, wears a light pink wig and has colourful eyeshadow

Emma was diagnosed with breast cancer in the middle of lockdown last year, not long after her eldest daughter had leukaemia. She shares the impact it had on her mental health and her hopes for moving forward. 

8 September 2021 Personal story

Fran, a white woman with short grey hair, smiles while wearing a white jumper. In the background, the Sydney opera house is visible.

When she was diagnosed five years ago, Fran decided to approach her treatment with positivity. Now she looks back at the things that helped her through. 

2 September 2021 Personal story

A split image showing Joy during chemotherapy with a shaved head and then later on with blonde hair

When Joy initially started experiencing symptoms of secondary breast cancer, her doctors thought it was asthma-related. A decade later, she tells us how important it is to recognise the signs of metastatic cancer.

31 August 2021 Personal story

A split image showing Holly, a young woman with long dark hair, and Edd, a young man with short curly hair

Ever wondered how new drugs get tested and approved? This week, we'll be hearing from Edd and Holly about how substances go from lab experiments to licensed treatments.

26 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Barry and his late wife, Iris, on their wedding day. The couple are standing underneath an archway, with Barry leaning on the left side and Iris on the right.

Barry’s wife, Iris, died at the start of 2020. He tells us about their relationship, her treatment for secondary breast cancer and the amazing way he’s raising money in her memory. 

23 August 2021 Personal story

Kayla, a white woman with light brown hair, poses in her wear it pink feather boa

Kayla was first diagnosed with breast cancer at 20 and experienced a recurrence in her early 30s. She tells us about the long-term impact cancer had and how she has worked to move forward and help others.

19 August 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Em, whose hair short following chemotherapy, smiles with her husband and their dog

Em has always known she wanted to be a parent, but her plans were disrupted when she discovered she had cancer at the age of 37. Now out of active treatment, she is excited for what lies ahead.

18 August 2021 Personal story