Breast cancer treatment wish list

‘What can I do to help?’ How to support someone through treatment

It can be hard to know how to help someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Bex, who recently started treatment, gives us her tips.

Personal story | 11 December 2017

Pink Ribbon 25 stories

Pink Ribbon 25: Your stories

Watch stories from some of the millions affected by breast cancer, the most common cancer in the UK.

Personal story | 13 October 2017

Running in memory of my mum

Why I’m doing 20 events to mark the 20 years since my mum died

When Dean was 16, his mum died of secondary breast cancer. Now he's raising money for Breast Cancer Care in her memory.

Personal story | 9 October 2017

Breast cancer isn't understood in my community

I thought black women didn’t get breast cancer

Della was shocked when she was diagnosed. Now she works in Nigeria, setting up support groups to raise awareness and understanding of breast cancer.

Personal story | 2 October 2017

Does sugar cause or feed breast cancer?

Claims that ‘sugar causes breast cancer’ or ‘sugar feeds cancer cells’ have appeared a lot in the news. We look at where these stories might come from and the truth about sugar and breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Care | 29 September 2017

Mum’s breast cancer diagnosis changed our whole family dynamic

Mum’s breast cancer diagnosis changed our whole family dynamic

Sally Taylorson-Lavers was 27 when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She gives 10 tips for coping when a parent has cancer.

Personal story | 22 September 2017

Jackie ran the London Marathon on her wedding day

How breast cancer changed my vision of the perfect wedding day

Jackie took up running during chemotherapy for breast cancer. In 2017 she ran the London Marathon on her wedding day.

Personal story | 18 September 2017

flu jab

I'm having treatment for breast cancer – do I need a flu jab?

The vaccine for the flu virus is often free to those with breast cancer, or undergoing cancer treatments. Learn here if the flu jab would be appropriate for you.

Breast Cancer Care | 6 September 2017

Hayley sat up in a hospital bed, smilling at the camera

Knowing I could help others helped me face breast cancer

When Hayley was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump accidentally while lying down, she took to social media to share her story. 

Personal story | 30 August 2017

A woman having a hot flush

Hot flushes and night sweats: coping with menopausal symptoms

Hot flushes are a distressing side effect of breast cancer treatments like tamoxifen. But there treatments that can help you cope.

Breast Cancer Care | 25 August 2017

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