Liz, from Southend, was told she had the BRCA gene after being diagnosed. She tells us how she felt as a young woman with breast cancer. 

Personal story | 13 March 2018


Sara shares her experience and gives her tips for moving forward after treatment for feeling like 'me' again.

Personal story | 16 March 2018

Doctor in laboratory

Cancer researcher and science communicator Dr Alice Howarth explains how there are useful lessons in the cancer statistics that reflect a sad reality for thousands

Personal story | 14 March 2018

Fatigue can have a big impact on daily life

Fatigue caused by breast cancer can have a big impact on your daily life. Use these methods to manage extreme tiredness and make the most of the energy you have.

Breast Cancer Care | 8 March 2018


A round-up of the latest news about breast cancer research, treatments and side effects.

Breast Cancer Care | 3 March 2018

Kally and her sons

After her mum died of breast cancer, Kally was devastated when she was diagnosed aged 45. We spoke to her and her sons who tell us about how their love got them through.

Personal story | 2 March 2018

World Book Day recommendations when you're going through breast cancer

This World Book Day we asked people affected by breast cancer what books they read during and after treatment. Here are their top 10 recommendations.

Breast Cancer Care | 1 March 2018

Cancer Strategy for England

We look at what is in the strategy, how it affects you, and how you can get involved.

Breast Cancer Care | 23 February 2018

Laura wearing ice gloves in hospital

Laura tells us about her experience of chemotherapy and shares her top tips for getting through treatment.

Personal story | 19 February 2018

Intimacy and sex after breast cancer

Intimacy can be difficult after treatment if you experience vaginal dryness. We look at some tips to help this Valentine's Day.

Breast Cancer Care | 14 February 2018