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Julie stood in front of Machu Picchu
PUBLISHED ON: 25 May 2016

Julie took on Trek Peru after a friend was diagnosed with breast cancer. She gives us a peek inside the diary she took during the trip and shares what the experience meant to her. 

Woman having her breasts screened
PUBLISHED ON: 23 May 2016

Women over the age of 70 are still at risk of breast cancer and can request regular breast screening.

Text from a letter
PUBLISHED ON: 19 May 2016

Many Breast Cancer Care staff work here because a friend or relative has had breast cancer. Here one staff member tells how her family history has led to finding out she has the altered BRCA1 gene.

Breast care nurse Val Proctor
PUBLISHED ON: 16 May 2016

Women are being prescribed different hormone therapies to reduce the risk of their primary beast cancer coming back, and for differing lengths of time. These differences can lead to confusion. But, as Breast Care Nurse Val Proctor explains, medical teams weigh up lots of factors to decide on the right treatment for each individual.

An image of Jane smiling at the camera
PUBLISHED ON: 11 May 2016

One of our clinical nurse specialists, Jane Murphy, shares what it's like to work at Breast Cancer Care and the importance of the support we offer.

Primary breast cancer information pack
PUBLISHED ON: 28 April 2016

A diagnosis of breast cancer can be overwhelming. Our revised and updated information pack is here to help.

Sylvia Ward
PUBLISHED ON: 15 April 2016

Breast Cancer Care Head of UK Wide Services, Sylvia Ward, explains how we work with hospitals to identify and bring in changes that will improve things for people with secondary breast cancer.

Bite-sized microaction
PUBLISHED ON: 14 April 2016

Today is Microvolunteering Day when you can take a bite-sized action to support Breast Cancer Care. 

Liz standing in a field wearing a Pink Ribbonwalk vest
PUBLISHED ON: 12 April 2016

Liz O’Riordan, founder of the Breast Surgeon with Breast Cancer blog, tells us how she managed to stay active during chemotherapy and shares her Pink Ribbonwalk training tips.

Rebecca stands in front of Peruvian scenery
PUBLISHED ON: 4 April 2016

Rebecca took on Trek Peru in 2015 following treatment for a regional recurrance of breast cancer. Along the way she managed to smash her fundraising target – here's how she did it.

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