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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

A young woman talking to a nurse
PUBLISHED ON: 13 June 2016

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

A portrait photo of Karen
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. 

Letrozole is given to post-menopausal women
PUBLISHED ON: 6 June 2016

A study has reported that taking a type of hormone therapy for 10 years could reduce the risk of breast cancer returning, compared to taking it for a shorter length of time. 

PUBLISHED ON: 5 June 2016

The work that we do would not be possible without our volunteers. As a Someone Like Me volunteer, Barbara provides one to one support for women facing breast cancer.

An image of Breast Cancer Care volunteer campaigners
PUBLISHED ON: 3 June 2016

This National Volunteering Week we’re celebrating the many ways that people can get involved with Breast Cancer Care. As a volunteer campaigner, Pat plays a vital role in supporting our campaigning work to improve services for people affected by breast cancer. 

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.

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