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

A nurse showing a woman a cold cap

Cold caps: do they work?

Can wearing a cold cap during chemotherapy stop you losing your hair? Women who've used it share their stories and tips.

Healthcare Professional | 25 May 2017

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Lifestyle, alcohol and breast cancer risk

A new study has found evidence that a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Care | 23 May 2017

Joanna holding her pug at a Pink Ribbonwalk

Cancer is part of my life but now I’m in control

When Joanna was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she thought her life would change forever. She talks about side effects, cold caps and how she’s moving forward.

Personal story | 16 May 2017

Catherine Priestley

Availability of secondary breast cancer drug, palbociclib

During a pause in its appraisal by NICE the drug, palbociclib (Ibrance), is being made available to suitable secondary breast cancer patients. Our Clinical Nurse Specialist for Secondary Beast Cancer, Catherine Priestley explains more.

Healthcare Professional | 5 May 2017

Tracy in her nurses uniform

We stop women with secondary breast cancer feeling forgotten

Nearly half of all hospitals are failing to provide specialist support for people living with secondary breast cancer. We spoke to Tracy, a secondary breast specialist cancer nurse, about the importance of providing support to women living with the condition.

Healthcare Professional | 21 April 2017

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Everyone with secondary breast cancer should have a specialist nurse

Mandy was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer two years ago. She shares her story and explains the importance of specialist nursing support for women with secondary breast cancer.

Personal story | 21 April 2017

My friend's secondary breast cancer diagnosis motivates me to keep going

When Gareth and Emma found out their best friend had incurable, secondary breast cancer, they decided to run 10k for the charity of her choice.

Personal story | 20 April 2017

I'll honour my mum’s last wish for me to complete the marathon.

This Sunday we'll be cheering on our amazing runners at the Virgin Money London Marathon. We spoke to a few of our running champions about why they're supporting Breast Cancer Care.

Personal story | 19 April 2017

Clinical Nurse Specialist Carolyn Rogers

A sensitive issue: vaginal dryness and breast cancer

Vaginal dryness is a common side effect of some breast cancer treatments, but it can be difficult to talk about. Carolyn Rogers tells us more about what causes it and what can help.

Healthcare Professional | 3 April 2017

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