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

Julie before and after losing her hair

When Julie was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer during lockdown, she wanted to do something to ensure both she and her son stayed healthy and happy – so she took on a challenge. 

8 January 2021 Personal story

Nadia at her graduation

We look at how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the treatment and care of breast cancer patients. 

7 January 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Close up of a microscope

We report from the largest breast cancer conference in the world, the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, which happened online in December 2020. 

6 January 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Helpline staff

Clinical Nurse Specialist Jane Murphy answers common questions about breast cancer and the coronavirus (Covid-19).

5 January 2021 Breast Cancer Now

laura looking bold while staring at the camera

In November 2019, Laura found out she had breast cancer. This is the letter she wrote to herself exactly a year after her diagnosis.

4 January 2021 Personal story

a woman receives chemotherapy treatment in hospital

Last week, the Scottish Government published the ‘Recovery and Redesign: An Action Plan for Cancer Services’ which sets out the cancer recovery plan and cancer strategy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  

17 December 2020 Breast Cancer Now

Anna and her mum with their arms around one another outside

After Anna's mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, she decided she wanted to raise money for others in a similar situation. So, she hosted an afternoon tea.

16 December 2020 Personal story

Amanda with some of her artwork, which is brightly coloured and depicts people

Amanda was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of 2013. After some stressful experiences with treatment, she rediscovered herself through art. 

14 December 2020 Personal story

shevelle stands in front of a 'black women rising' board with a big smile on her face

Shevelle was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of 28 after finding a lump in her breast. As a way of sharing her story, she appeared on ITV's The Real Full Monty On Ice.

14 December 2020 Personal story