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

The Scottish Government is currently developing a new cancer strategy – a 10 year plan to improve cancer outcomes in Scotland. The new strategy, which is due to be published next year, will cover early diagnosis, cancer incidence, treatment times and survival rates. 

23 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

A female Asian surgeon at work

Patients, carers, healthcare professionals and researchers have come together to highlight the most pressing unanswered questions in breast cancer surgery. These questions will become the basis for new research to move forward breast cancer care and to benefit current and future patients.

23 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Miranda, a Black woman wearing glasses and a medical face mask, gives a thumbs up in hospital

Miranda was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer five years after being treated for primary. She tells us about how cancer experiences may be different for people in Black and/or LGBTQ+ communities.

22 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Christianne, a white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair, sits outside in the sunshine while wearing a pink top

When Christianne went through breast cancer as a young mum 20 years ago, she felt isolated and in need of support. Shortly after, she discovered Breast Cancer Now’s services, and has since volunteered to help others like her.

21 June 2022 Personal story

When Anna was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she expected the worst from her treatment. However, with support from family and friends, she was able to get through it with positivity. 

20 June 2022 Personal story

Martim and his wife, Celina, both in their 30s, sit side by side smiling

When Martim’s wife, Celina, died of secondary breast cancer, he initially worried about how he and their four young children would cope. He tells us about managing grief, finding support, and adapting to change. 

13 June 2022 Personal story

Martim and Celina, a couple in their 30s, sit on the sofa with their infant triplets and toddler-aged daughter on their laps. Everyone is smiling.

Martim’s wife, Celina, passed away in 2020, just one year after being diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. Suddenly a single dad to four young children, he had to find a way to adapt to his situation. 

13 June 2022 Personal story

A white male scientist examines samples under a microscope

A group of researchers across the UK, US and the Netherlands have new findings which may help some women avoid unnecessary treatment for DCIS.

9 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Doug and Dave have both experienced breast cancer, and found that there was very little support for them during their treatment. Now, they're working together to change that for other men facing a diagnosis.

7 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now