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

a researcher wearing gloves holds a pipette and test tube

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have furthered our understanding of how triple negative breast cancer spreads around the body. This could lead to the development of new treatments that stop triple negative breast cancer from spreading.

6 June 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Clare and her sister at Pink Ribbon Walks

Even though Clare and two of her sisters had already experienced breast cancer, they were unable to help when another sister needed chemotherapy. In searching for support, they ended up making great friends, and now volunteer for the Pink Ribbon Walks together.

30 May 2022

Sheona sits down in the grass with her father and her dog after completing a Kiltwalk. She is wearing a cap and sunglasses, her Breast Cancer Now t-shirt, and a yellow kilt.

Sheona feels she was relatively lucky in her experience with breast cancer, and has decided she wants to give back by taking part in all four Kiltwalks for Breast Cancer Now.

28 May 2022 Personal story

Fiona

Fiona has been volunteering with Breast Cancer Now’s Here For You service since February, and has found it to be fulfilling in ways she didn’t expect. 

27 May 2022 Personal story

Two women, Tracey and Helen, stand side by side smiling at a Breast Cancer Now event

When Tracey first got in touch with Breast Cancer Now, it was as a participant on the Younger Women Together course. Over the years, she began volunteering herself, and now works as a member of our team! 

27 May 2022 Personal story

After Ruth's mum died of breast cancer at a young age, it was suspected she might have had a mutated BRCA gene. When Ruth's own genetic tests showed that she was at higher risk, she decided to undergo preventative surgery. 

26 May 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Doug, a white man with silver grey hair and a short beard, waves from the window of an old steam train

Before he was diagnosed in 2012, Doug had no idea men could get breast cancer. Now, he wants to raise awareness amongst other people and improve resources for men affected by breast cancer. 

26 May 2022 Personal story

Adobea first went to her GP with a lump in 2016, but wasn’t diagnosed with breast cancer until it has already spread. She tells us how cancer has changed her as a person, and how she’s determined to stay positive. 

23 May 2022 Personal story

A female researcher working at the Institute of Cancer Research. She has brown skin and long dark hair tied back in a ponytail. She is working at a computer.

How Breast Cancer Now Voices helped researchers in Wales understand the needs of women in breast cancer screening.

20 May 2022 Breast Cancer Now