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

Lonely hospital corridor

How well is your hospital looking after its patients with secondary breast cancer?

When hospitals are keen to improve their care of patients with secondary breast cancer, we can help them to work with patients to identify the measures that will have the greatest impact. 

Breast Cancer Care | 8 February 2017

Two patients talking

Your chance to help NICE involve more people affected by breast cancer in its work

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, also known as NICE, produces a range of guidance and advice to improve standards of health and social care. 

Breast Cancer Care | 2 February 2017

Breast awareness checklist

Checking for signs and symptoms of breast cancer

It’s International Women’s Day just over a month away, on 8 March. The day can be an excellent chance to spread information about how to check your breasts regularly for signs and symptoms.

Healthcare Professional | 31 January 2017

A banner with numbers and the words 'Who's counting?'

Secondary breast cancer data collection: what we’re up to now

Our campaign for data on secondary breast cancer to be routinely collected by hospitals made great progress, but there’s still much to do. 

Breast Cancer Care | 30 January 2017

Jackie and her fiancee run the Richmond marathon

Why the small things are the important things in life

Breast cancer forced Jackie to have a new perspective on life. She explains why focusing on the little things helped her move forward.

Personal story | 25 January 2017

Cynthia, Caroline and Debs sitting on a sofa wearing a Unity Band for World Cancer Day

My friends showed me how you can still have fun and laughter while going through a terrible disease

Cynthia started treatment for breast cancer on World Cancer Day three years ago. 

Personal story | 20 January 2017

Claire looking down

I can’t make future plans without the fear that I won’t be here

For women with secondary breast cancer like Claire, Dawn and Vicki, their entire lives are impacted.

Personal story | 17 January 2017

Group of women smiling together

Cancer gave me more than it took away

After making lifelong friends on Breast Cancer Care’s Forum, Karen found the support she gained was worth more than anything cancer could take away.

Personal story | 13 January 2017

Emma Pennery

Breast screening: look at the facts before deciding whether to attend

Breast Cancer Care's Clinical Director Dr Emma Pennery is highlighting that, despite its flaws, breast screening 'remains the most effective tool at our disposal for detecting breast cancer at the earliest possible stage.' 

Breast Cancer Care | 10 January 2017

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