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

laura looking bold while staring at the camera

In November 2019, Laura found out she had breast cancer. This is the letter she wrote to herself exactly a year after her diagnosis.

4 January 2021 Personal story

a woman receives chemotherapy treatment in hospital

Last week, the Scottish Government published the ‘Recovery and Redesign: An Action Plan for Cancer Services’ which sets out the cancer recovery plan and cancer strategy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  

17 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Anna and her mum with their arms around one another outside

After Anna's mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, she decided she wanted to raise money for others in a similar situation. So, she hosted an afternoon tea.

16 December 2020 Personal story

Amanda with some of her artwork, which is brightly coloured and depicts people

Amanda was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2013. After some stressful experiences with treatment, she rediscovered herself through art. 

14 December 2020 Personal story

shevelle stands in front of a 'black women rising' board with a big smile on her face

Shevelle was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of 28 after finding a lump in her breast. As a way of sharing her story, she appeared on ITV's The Real Full Monty On Ice.

14 December 2020 Personal story

Louisa during treatment

Louisa was diagnosed with breast cancer at the start of 2019. Throughout her treatment, she turned to Breast Cancer Now for help and support.

13 December 2020 Personal story

Fiona Maunder

After a mastectomy, Fiona made the decision to get an implant. She explains how it has helped her move forward from breast cancer.

13 December 2020 Personal story

'Our achievements' text

Despite a challenging year, with your help we’ve achieved amazing things for people affected by breast cancer. Find out about our research, campaigning and incredible fundraisers.

13 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Aisling and her husband

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Aisling found it difficult to adjust to a new pace of life. Now, she feels she's made progress.

13 December 2020 Personal story