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Two concerned women with breast cancer
PUBLISHED ON: 24 March 2017

We are very worried that upcoming government changes to the way drugs are made available on the NHS in England may reduce access to new treatments for people both with primary and secondary breast cancer. You can add your voice as we urge NHS England to act on these concerns.

Paul at a Pink Ribbonwalk, holding a pink ribbon
PUBLISHED ON: 24 March 2017

Paul Stone is a true Pink Ribbonwalk veteran, having taking part every year for the past 10 years (often in a pink tutu). He shares his reason for walking and his top fundraising tips.

nurse showing patient printed information
PUBLISHED ON: 23 March 2017

Our Head of Publishing Julia Bell introduces a new resource that could help people to understand the treatments they might be offered.

A photo of Emma and Molly
PUBLISHED ON: 9 March 2017

After being diagnosed with secondary (metastatic) breast cancer, which is incurable, Emma is focused on living life to the fullest and creating memories with her daughter.

Catherine training in the boxing ring
PUBLISHED ON: 8 March 2017

After having cancer twice, Catherine decided to seize the day and take on boxing for Breast Cancer Care.

World Book Day recommendations when you're going through breast cancer
PUBLISHED ON: 2 March 2017

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.

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.

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