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

Sam for GHD

Sam was on the trip of a lifetime to celebrate her 30th birthday when she found a lump in her breast. Now, two years after that diagnosis, she says she has learnt she is much more resilient than she thought. 

24 September 2020 Personal story

Steve in Breast Cancer Now running gear

Steve was going to run the London Marathon 2020 in memory of his mum, who passed away from breast cancer. Instead, he’s been organising virtual fundraising and marathons to continue to support Breast Cancer Now.

22 September 2020 Personal story


Nadine recieved a second primary diagnosis in January this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, she  was unable to go ahead with the planned reconstruction for her mastectomy. She shares how this has affected her body image. 

18 September 2020 Personal story

Maureen sitting with her mum

Maureen reflects on her secondary breast cancer diagnosis during a cathartic trip to Scotland.

18 September 2020 Personal story

Campaign with us

Find out about the work the Policy and Campaigns team have been doing on behalf of people affected by breast cancer since lockdown. 

17 September 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Yulia Baynham

Yulia was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2019. After finding out she had the PALB2 gene mutation, she struggled to find support for what she was going through.

15 September 2020 Personal story

Sara-Jane after recovery

When Sara-Jane was told she needed a mastectomy, she worried a lot about her options. She used our Someone Like Me service to help her come to a decision.  

11 September 2020 Personal story

Laura for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

Laura found a lump when studying for exams at dental school. She returned to university after her treatment. She shares how her diagnosis changed her confidence for the better. 

7 September 2020 Personal story

Sonia for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

Sonia was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 28. She shares how her diagnosis changed how she viewed her body and found confidence through experimenting with her style.

2 September 2020 Personal story