Rhianwen, who was diagnosed with breast cancer this year

Rhianwen was diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, her treatment has been affected. Here is how she is coping.

5 May 2020 Personal story

Claire standing in front of a tree

Claire decided not to have a reconstruction after her mastectomy, and instead uses her platform as an artist to celebrate her body. 

4 March 2020 Personal story

melanie during treatment

Melanie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. During her treatment, she wondered: is it ever possible to ‘win’ at breast cancer?

3 March 2020 Personal story

Microscope and scientific equipment

In this podcast, we give you a quick insight into three of our current research projects and how they impact people affected by breast cancer.

27 February 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Fiona Maunder

After being diagnosed with breast cancer and having a mastectomy, Fiona struggled with her options for reconstruction.  

25 February 2020 Personal story

Two women comforting one another

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be a lonely time. We share the five hashtags that are connecting people affected by breast cancer on social media. 

25 February 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Steph fundraising

After receiving care and information from Breast Cancer Now following a primary diagnosis, Steph has put on some incredible fundraisers so that people like her can get the support they need. 

21 February 2020 Personal story


In July 2018, Emma was diagnosed with breast cancer. Almost exactly a year later, she took part in the Peak District Ultra Challenge. 

20 February 2020 Personal story

Emi body confidence

During her treatment for primary breast cancer, Emi felt numb. However, when her emotions began to return, she discovered new feelings of love and respect for her body.  

18 February 2020 Personal story

Steve and Melanie

Steve and his wife Melanie had only been married for four months when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is how they coped. 

14 February 2020 Personal story