Dr Irshad

Dr Sheeba Irshad, clinical deputy head of the Breast Cancer Now Research Unit at Kings College London, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 vaccines and breast cancer.

11 March 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Molecular clock diagram

Researchers have developed a ‘molecular clock’ blood test that can track the growth of multiple tumours around the body to help identify the most actively growing tumours and guide treatment.

27 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

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Since September, we’ve been calling on the UK Government to commit funding for breast cancer in the Spending Review.

26 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

An image of Jane smiling at the camera

If you feel unwell or need support, the Christmas and New Year season can be difficult. We offer some tips and places where you can get help.

26 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Heidi with her husband and three children after chemo treatment

Heidi was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2020, and has recently finished chemotherapy. She shares the difficult emotions and side effects that came with her treatment. 

24 November 2020 Personal story

Jo Churchill MP addresses parliament

Last week, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer (APPGBC) held a debate in Parliament to highlight the action that needs to be taken on key issues facing people affected by breast cancer.

18 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Clare and her running partner, Nikki, celebrating after finishing the Great South Run

Clare was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last year at the age of 46. This year, she completed the Great South Run for Breast Cancer Now. 

18 November 2020 Personal story

Close up of a microscope

Whilst this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference couldn’t take place, the Virtual Showcase saw some of the country’s brightest researchers, clinicians and patient advocates come together to discuss the most topical research and issues surrounding cancer treatment. 

17 November 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Sarah and her mum eating ice creams together in the sunshine

Sarah's mum supported her when she came out as transgender. This year, she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. Sarah writes about returning her mother’s love and care.  

16 November 2020 Personal story

Jo is a seasoned pro at fundraising and like so many of our supporters, has had too many loved ones taken by breast cancer.

11 November 2020 Personal story