A woman wearing sun screen

You may be concerned about the effects of hot weather during and after breast cancer treatment. Our nurse, Rachel, suggests ways to look after your skin and stay comfortable in the heat this summer.

Breast Cancer Care | 2 May 2019

Jacqueline and her family

Jacqueline found she was the only woman of colour at her support group. She talks about why she’s taking part in the Black Women Rising event.

Personal story | 6 March 2019

A breast injury won't cause cancer

Can being hit in the breast cause cancer? Do deodorants raise your risk? Is there a link between breast cancer and bras?

Breast Cancer Care | 5 March 2019

Tamsin on her bike

Tamsin developed lymphoedema after finishing chemotherapy for a breast cancer recurrence. She shares her top tips for managing the condition. 

Personal story | 4 March 2019

Dr Naz Derakhshan on PTSD

We speak to Professor Naz Derakhshan about PTSD, how it affects women with breast cancer and what you can do to manage the symptoms.

Personal story | 28 February 2019

Christeen decorated her head after losing her hair

After experiencing hair loss during chemotherapy, Christeen started to get creative with her new bald look. 

Personal story | 27 February 2019

Monica with her mother in law

During treatment, Monica chose to have acupuncture as a complementary therapy. She explains what acupuncture involves and how it helped her.

Personal story | 26 February 2019

Clinical Nurse Specialist Rachel Rawson

We speak to Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rachel Rawson, about weight gain as well as anxiety around diet and recurrence.

Personal story | 21 February 2019

Deborah was diagnosed last year

Deborah was diagnosed with breast cancer in January last year. One year on, she is taking part in a Pink Ribbon Walk.

Personal story | 18 February 2019

Ann has Palmar Plantar

When Ann developed Palmar-plantar syndrome, she couldn’t find any support.

Personal story | 15 February 2019