Vita blog

Just a few weeks after her hospital treatment finished, Alexandra Jones began a brand new job. She talks about hot flushes in interviews, and the challenges and perks of starting her new role so soon after treatment.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month focusing mainly on primary breast cancer, many people with secondary breast cancer can feel isolated.
Rosa Panadès was diagnosed with breast cancer at 30 and kept a blog about her hair regrowth after chemotherapy. Five years later, she talks about losing her hair, what happened when it grew back, and what it meant to her.
Christmas Day 2013 was the day I thought my life would change forever. It was the day my boyfriend of 13 years asked me to become his wife.
I want to talk about an opportunity for Scotland. Though in the week of the Scottish independence referendum it may not be the same one everyone else is talking about.
Switching off is difficult at the best of times but when you're going through treatment worries can be all consuming.
If you could change just one thing about your treatment for breast cancer, what would it be? For me I would have to choose the chemotherapy consent form.
To mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, 22 women and two men will take to the catwalk for Breast Cancer Care’s London fashion show. This summer, some of the models who’ve all had breast cancer took part in a very special photoshoot.
Like many people I used to pretend I was going to live forever. I didn’t give much, if any, thought to making a will or sorting out finances. But being diagnosed with secondary breast cancer changed all that.
Of all the things I thought I’d gain out of this rollercoaster that is active treatment, a running vest wasn’t one of them.