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

Louisa during treatment

On Valentine’s Day last year, all of Louisa's plans came crashing down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, our Someone Like Me service was there to help her through.

11 August 2020 Personal story

Marisa, smiling and surrounded by flowers in a forest

Marisa, a doctor, was diagnosed with breast cancer in April. The diagnosis took a toll on her physical health, her mental wellbeing, and her work.

3 August 2020 Personal story


Lisa, Kim and Simon’s mother, Erica, died on 20 June. After her death, her husband, John, found an account of her experiences with breast cancer, written in 2011. 

31 July 2020 Personal story

Jason fundraising

After Jason's wife died in 2015, he's done all he can to raise money in her memory. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he's had to adapt his strategies and think outside the box a bit.

30 July 2020 Personal story

Professor Rob Clarke

We hear from Professor Rob Clarke, a Breast Cancer Now researcher based at the University of Manchester. He shares how the work in his lab restarted after over a three-month closure due to COVID-19.

28 July 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Chloe wearing a protective face mask and with her head shaved after chemo

When Chloë was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, the first thing she did was fly back to the UK for treatment. She found support through our Someone Like Me service.

24 July 2020 Personal story

two female researchers sitting at a desk in a laboratory

Study has suggested that immunotherapy could be effective against some cancers with changes in BRCA genes that become resistant to treatment.

22 July 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Sarah and Rich

After being diagnosed with primary breast cancer, 37-year-old Sarah was warned her fertility may be affected by treatment. Now, she has also had to deal with coronavirus interrupting access to fertility services.

21 July 2020 Personal story


Shevelle found a lump in her breast last summer. The mum-of-one, who was 28 at the time, was originally told it was unlikely to be anything to worry about as she was young. She shares her experience as part of ghd's Take Control Now campaign.


21 July 2020 Personal story