Make your voice heard in our secondary breast cancer survey

We’ve launched what we hope will be the most comprehensive survey ever of those affected by  incurable breast cancer in the UK. If you have secondary breast cancer, this is your chance to have  your say.  

 

Share or take our survey which will help guide our campaign for better treatment and care in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Take our survey

Jo with her mum and dad, Norman and Pam
"My world collapsed when I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. While we are here and breathing, it is not too late to make an impact and influence change."

Jo, diagnosed aged 40

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The need for better care

72 percent

of hospital organisations in England, Scotland and Wales do not give people access to a dedicated secondary breast care nurse.

Two fifths

of hospital organisations across the UK could not tell us how many secondary breast cancer patients are currently under their care.

70 percent

of hospital organisations across the UK do not assess people’s emotional and physical needs when diagnosed and as their treatment changes.

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Over 2,100 of you wrote to your local politician to ask if they would support the need for a Secondary Support Package. With your help, over 60 politicians now support our call for change.

Campaign successes

Caroline Jones AM for Wales

Wales

The Welsh Government has now established a Task and Finish group to assess the need for secondary breast cancer nurses.

Lisa Cameron MP Scotland

Scotland

The Scottish Government is producing recommendations to improve secondary breast cancer services following our campaign.

Steve Brine MP

England

The NHS England Long Term Plan included a commitment to provide nursing support for people with secondary cancers, such as secondary breast cancer.

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Get support for living with secondary breast cancer

Get support

If you've had a secondary breast cancer diagnosis and would like information or support, find out more about our Living With Secondary Breast Cancer meet-ups.

Find out more

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