Woman having a coronavirus jab

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

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Seth coffelt

Researchers have uncovered the key to improving immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer from spreading to the lungs.

6 December 2022

Closeup of a well plate containing breast cancer cells

Researchers have discovered new weaknesses in a special type of cell that supports cancer cells to grow and spread around the body.

29 November 2022

Rashmi, with closely cropped hair, wearing a light pink jumper, holding a little pet dog

Shortly after New Year, Rashmi received a triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. Almost a year on, she has finished treatment and is urging people to take seriously any changes in their breasts.

22 November 2022

Scientist working in the tissue bank

Scientists, based at the Queen Mary University of London, have discovered a new mechanism that signals which Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) tumours may progress to invasive breast cancer. This might help avoid unnecessary treatment for some women with DCIS in the future.

21 November 2022

Dozens of people on the beach preparing for an Isle of Man charity sea dip

Angie heads up Breast Cancer Now Isle of Man Group, which has raised almost £2 million over 30 years. The IOM Group has held a fundraising dip for the past 15 years. 

9 November 2022

Scientist looking through a microscope

PARP inhibitors like olaparib are an exciting new avenue of targeted treatment for breast cancer patients with changes to the BRCA genes. Let’s look at the journey of olaparib from first experiments in the lab until now.

7 November 2022 Breast Cancer Now

This week, we met Humza Yousaf MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health, to discuss the next steps for the Scottish Cancer Strategy. 

3 November 2022 Brand Team

Holly's grandad Roy smiling widely and striking a pose next to the Eric Morecambe statue

Holly, who lost her grandad Roy this year, set up a fund in his memory on behalf of this charity, and raised over £600 by completing the Three Peaks Challenge.

1 November 2022

Lisa, Ian and their three sons pictured smiling at a restaurant table in Cyrpus in 2016

Since establishing Lisa’s Fund in Memory, Ian and their sons Tom, Harry and Jack have raised more than £5,900 for Breast Cancer Now.

31 October 2022