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Breast Cancer Care is here for anyone affected by breast cancer. We bring people together, provide information and support, and campaign for improved standards of care. More about us

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Vaginal dryness and irritation is one of a range of unwanted side effects of breast cancer treatment. It is experienced by many women, and can make day-to-day life uncomfortable and sex painful....
Wendy, 75, was diagnosed with breast cancer just before her 73rd birthday. She’s already faced bowel cancer and says she owes her recovery to her incredibly supportive family and friends.
Having been selected from thousands of...
Many of the chemotherapy drugs used in breast cancer cause hair loss and most women will be told about this before starting treatment.
Knowing in advance about this side effect can help people organise a wig or other headwear and think...

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Pink Fridays

Turn your Friday pink this October and support thousands of women waking up to the harsh reality of breast cancer.