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

Maureen Kenny

When Maureen was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, she reflected on the suggestion that she's been unlucky – and why she doesn’t think it’s so clear-cut. 

10 January 2020 Personal story


Ruth wrote a diary about her breast cancer diagnosis, right up until the last day of treatment. She shares how she overcame feeling a loss of control, and why she’s looking forward to the future. 

8 January 2020 Personal story

Fran Arnold

Fran used poetry and creative writing to help her move forward after treatment. Here are her top tips for getting started. 

20 December 2019 Personal story

Claire Myerson giving her opening speech

Our Clinical Nurse Specialist Catherine Priestley highlights some themes from the 2019 International Consensus Conference for Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) in Lisbon. 

20 December 2019 Breast Cancer Now

Oliver and his mum

In support of his mum, Oliver and his team are raising £12,000 by running 5km every single day from the 1st to 25th December.

19 December 2019 Personal story

Lauren at Christmas

On this episode we speak with Lauren about the impact breast cancer had on her mental health over Christmas, and where she found support.

19 December 2019 Personal story

gut bacteria and breast cancer research team

More evidence is emerging that some types of bacteria can keep us healthy rather than make us ill, even when it comes to breast cancer.

17 December 2019 Breast Cancer Now


During treatment, Stella felt confused, emotional and lost. This changed when she discovered Breast Cancer Now’s Moving Forward courses.

17 December 2019 Personal story

donna holding a breast cancer now flyer

Donna is currently undergoing treatment for secondary breast cancer, but she isn't letting that get in the way of staying active.

17 December 2019 Personal story