Our bucket list campaign for secondary breast cancer

Our campaign for secondary breast cancer calls for everyone living with this disease to get the care and support they need, every day, from day one.

Around 36,000 people in the UK living with secondary breast cancer. This is when breast cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body, most commonly to the bones, liver, lungs or brain. Secondary breast cancer is incurable but treatable and some people live with the disease for a number of years. Unfortunately, the care and support people with the disease recieve is often inadequate.

Some people living with secondary breast cancer create a bucket list, which contains all the things they really want to achieve in their lifetime. Our bucket list for secondary breast cancer calls for five things that would make a big difference to people living with the disease.

I have a 10 year-old daughter. I want to be there when she goes to secondary school. When she gets her GCSE results. Goes to her first prom. That’s my bucket list.

Emma
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Live Chat


Alongside Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day we will be hosting a week of live chat sessions from October 12 - October 16 on specific topics, exclusively for those with a secondary breast cancer diagnosis.

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What's on our bucket list?

We’ve made our own bucket list of changes we want to see – changes that would make a big difference for people living with secondary breast cancer.

See our bucket list

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Write to your MP

Write to your MP to ask for their help improving care and support for people with secondary breast cancer, from day one.

Write to your MP

 
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Stories

Being diagnosed with secondary breast cancer

What should the government do?
 

Living with secondary breast cancer
 

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Emma's bucket list

Emma was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer four years ago. She shares her bucket list and explains the one thing she thinks the government could do to help people like her. 

Find out more about Emma's bucket list

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Support for you

Living with secondary breast cancer support sessions

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Share experiences and tips in regular meet-ups with other people in your situation. 

Live Chat, Tuesdays, 8.30pm
 

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A private chat room where you can talk to others in a similar situation about the challenges you’re facing. 

Forum for people with secondary breast cancer

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Talk to others who also have a diagnosis of secondary breast cancer.

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Show your support

Show your support by buying our special pin badge dedicated to people lost to and living with a secondary breast cancer.

Show your support

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