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

Dani, a woman with dark hair wearing a cream-coloured jumper, smiling

After being diagnosed with primary breast cancer aged 33, Dani’s treatment caused her to experience an early menopause. It prompted her to set up an initiative to help other people going through the same thing. 

1 September 2022

Richard, a man with short dark hair, wearing a T-shirt and smiling

After going through treatment for breast cancer, Richard has committed to making more men aware of the risk, as well as pushing for more research into how breast cancer affects male patients.

30 August 2022

Laura, wearing an elegant top and blue jeans, smiles while being embraced by her husband

Laura, first diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, is the face of Fairfax & Favor’s new campaign to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. Here she discusses her secondary diagnosis and living every day to the full as she calls for all women to regularly check their breasts.

25 August 2022

Researcher is looking at breast tissue samples

Researchers have found that an extra radiotherapy boost could reduce the chances of higher risk DCIS coming back in the same breast.

23 August 2022

A woman's hands are shown opening up a Little Lifts box

If you know someone undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy, here are some simple things you can get for them to help them through.

22 August 2022

Nicola, a woman with long dark hair, smiling and holding up colourful 'Little C Club' flashcards

Mum-of-two Nic, diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2018, tells us how she and her friend set up an initiative to help parents communicate with kids about cancer.

17 August 2022

Jos, a woman with dark hair, holding white and pink balloons above her head outside and smiling

When Jos’ secondary breast cancer was discovered by chance, she was told she might only have a year or two to live. In defiance, she has written a song about her determination, hoping it'll bring comfort to others.

15 August 2022

Paulette, a blonde-haired woman wearing a black jacket, smiling

After being told she had an aggressive form of early cancer in 2018, Paulette stayed upbeat thanks to the support she received. Her path to recovery has included helping others through Breast Cancer Now’s voluntary programmes.

11 August 2022

Researcher is looking at breast tissue samples

This year we’re celebrating 10 years of the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank. By collecting tissue samples from people affected by breast cancer and making them available to researchers, our Tissue Bank accelerates progress towards faster diagnosis and better treatments.

11 August 2022