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It’s normal to notice breast changes after pregnancy
PUBLISHED ON: 23 February 2017

It’s normal to notice changes to your breasts during and after pregnancy. But it’s still important to be breast aware at this time.

Lee Burgess
PUBLISHED ON: 21 February 2017

As a nurse answering calls on our Helpline, Lee Burgess often hears from women who are feeling low in mood after a diagnosis of breast cancer. Here she talks about the difference between the winter blues, general low mood and depression, as well as offering some tips on changing things for the better.

Alison stood on the peak of Ben Nevis
PUBLISHED ON: 16 February 2017

Three years after she was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, Alison Metcalfe completed a challenge that only recently she would have found impossible.

Lonely hospital corridor
PUBLISHED ON: 8 February 2017

When hospitals are keen to improve their care of patients with secondary breast cancer, we can help them to work with patients to identify the measures that will have the greatest impact, then make a strong case for change.

Two patients talking
PUBLISHED ON: 2 February 2017

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, also known as NICE, produces a range of guidance and advice to improve standards of health and social care. It wants to get patients and carers more involved in this work. 

Breast awareness checklist
PUBLISHED ON: 31 January 2017

It’s International Women’s Day just over a month away, on 8 March. The day can be an excellent chance to spread information about how to check your breasts regularly for signs and symptoms of breast cancer. We’ve got free resources to help.

A banner with numbers and the words 'Who's counting?'
PUBLISHED ON: 30 January 2017

Our campaign for data on secondary breast cancer to be routinely collected by hospitals made great progress, but there’s still much to do. 

Jackie and her fiancee run the Richmond marathon
PUBLISHED ON: 25 January 2017

Breast cancer forced Jackie to have a new perspective on life. She explains why focusing on the little things helped her move forward.

Cynthia, Caroline and Debs sitting on a sofa wearing a Unity Band for World Cancer Day
PUBLISHED ON: 20 January 2017

Cynthia started treatment for breast cancer on World Cancer Day three years ago. 

Claire looking down
PUBLISHED ON: 17 January 2017

For women with secondary breast cancer like Claire, Dawn and Vicki, their entire lives are impacted.

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