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Hear personal stories and talks with professionals about living with and beyond breast cancer, from the UK's leading breast cancer charity.

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Hear personal stories and talks with professionals about living with and beyond breast cancer, from the UK's leading breast cancer charity.

    Podcast - Claire on being a patient with secondary breast cancer

    Podcast - Claire on being a patient with secondary breast cancer

    In a special episode of the podcast we hear from Claire, who has secondary breast cancer and has been recently involved in Breast Cancer Now's Secondary Breast Cancer Campaign. 
    She shares the speech that she gave at the ABC5 conference in Lisbon last year. ABC is a major international conference for advance or secondary breast cancer. It brings together around 15000 healthcare professionals, clinical researchers and Secondary Breast Cancer patient advocates from around the world.
    Claire speaks about the realities of living with secondary breast cancer and how the emotional, mental and physical effects of this diagnosis should impact how secondary patients are treated. 

    • 26 min
    My story: David on male breast cancer

    My story: David on male breast cancer

    In this episode we speak to David, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. He shares his experience of his diagnosis, treatment and how it affected his family, as well as how he dealt with finding out he had secondary breast cancer. 

    • 21 min
    Discussion: Someone Like Me and sharing experiences

    Discussion: Someone Like Me and sharing experiences

    In this podcast we discuss our Someone Like Me service, which matches you up with someone who can listen, share their own experiences and offer support. 
    In a recording from our Facebook Live series,Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist Rachel Rawson is joined by Anita and Charlotte who have volunteered as part of the service to help others like them.

    • 16 min
    Discussion: Talking about lymphoedema

    Discussion: Talking about lymphoedema

    In this podcast we discuss living with lymphoedema and how to reduce your risk. In a recording from our FB Live series, Clinical Nurse Specialist Addie talks to Tamsin Sargeant about her own history of breast cancer and lymphoedema and answer your questions. 

    • 13 min
    My story: Claire on using art to find acceptance after breast cancer

    My story: Claire on using art to find acceptance after breast cancer

    In this episode we speak to Claire Collison. Claire is a writer and artist. Ever since deciding not to have a reconstruction following her mastectomy in 2014, Claire has been using her work to ask the question, ‘Why are thousands of women like me hidden?’
    We discuss breaking down the stigma surrounding women who opt out of reconstruction, and the ways in which Claire is using her art to celebrate different kinds of bodies.
    You can find more information about Claire's work on her website, http://www.clairecollison.com. 

    • 18 min
    Research & news: three research projects and why they matter

    Research & news: three research projects and why they matter

    In this podcast episode, we give you a quick insight into three of our current research projects and how they impact people affected by breast cancer.
    You can find out more about our research projects by visiting our website. 

    • 12 min

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