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PUBLISHED ON: 25 July 2016

Stand-up comedian and actress Lana Schwarcz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. She's turned this experience into a funny and heartfelt one-woman show that’s coming to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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PUBLISHED ON: 18 July 2016

Breast Cancer Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Jane Murphy, whose working day includes answering calls on our Helpline, talks about how important it is for people to get support when they're caring for someone with a breast cancer diagnosis.

Breast Cancer Care nurse
PUBLISHED ON: 15 July 2016

Breast cancer changes everything, including the signs and symptoms you need to watch for once you've had a primary breast cancer diagnosis. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist Catherine Priestley explains what it means to be breast aware when there's a possibility of secondary breast cancer.

Jane with her Strawberry Tea guests
PUBLISHED ON: 7 July 2016

Jane Lord from King’s Lynn held her first Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Care last year and is planning her second this August. She shares her top tips and how to get started with yours.

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PUBLISHED ON: 5 July 2016

Some callers to our Helpline notice that they don’t feel as ‘on the ball’ during or after treatment for breast cancer. If this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing a side effect of treatment called cognitive impairment, also known as ‘chemo fog’ or ‘chemo brain’.

Liz is wearing a breast cancer care cycling vest
PUBLISHED ON: 24 June 2016

Breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan explains how she managed to stay active during treatment for breast cancer.

Eve Smith
PUBLISHED ON: 20 June 2016

Skin care in the sun is always important, and you should take special care following treatment for breast cancer, as our Breast Care Nurse Eve Smith explains

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PUBLISHED ON: 13 June 2016

Over half of younger women with breast cancer have no discussion with healthcare professionals about options for preserving fertility.

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PUBLISHED ON: 8 June 2016

This National Volunteering Week we’re celebrating the many ways that people can get involved with Breast Cancer Care. As a Moving Forward volunteer, Karen helps deliver Breast Cancer Care’s courses for people facing life after treatment.

Sandy Beach
PUBLISHED ON: 7 June 2016

At this time of year we receive many calls on our Helpline from people having radiotherapy for breast cancer wanting to know if it's OK for them to enjoy a holiday in the sun. 

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