Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Helping People Understand Life During and After Breast Cancer

Benjamin Brooks-Dutton | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Brooks-Dutton

Understanding the pressures from society to get 'back to normal' after the death of my wife, it's evident that many women find it very difficult to do just that after breast cancer. The mental and/or physical scars remain, even though the world around sees a person who has 'beaten it'.

Cancer, Your Partner and You...

Jayne Molyneux | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Molyneux

Cancer can be as overwhelming for loved ones as it is for the patient and can sometimes change relationships in unexpected ways, including the effect it can have on marriages and intimate relationships.

Attention Men: Sharing This With a Woman You Care About Could Save Their Life

Priyam Sharma | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Priyam Sharma

Just as each year we proudly wear Poppy pins to commemorate the individuals who fought in battles for this great nation, so too must we remember those who have lost, are fighting and are yet to fight the greatest battle of their lives against breast cancer

Wishing You All a Very Happy Wear It Pink Day

Baroness Delyth Morgan | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Baroness Delyth Morgan

Today is the day that hundreds of thousands of supporters, scientists and people affected by breast cancer across the UK embark on a common and colourful mission, striving passionately to beat this dreadful disease through funding ground-breaking research.

Why Half Of Brits Enjoy Raising Money For Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over half of Brits (52%) take the time to fundraise for charity, a new survey by Breast Cancer Campaign has revealed. And it’s not just others w...

Is Your Lifestyle Affecting Your Breast Cancer Risk?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With a few lifestyle adjustments, all women could reduce their breast cancer risk by about 30%, a report has found. Although great advances have be...

Standing Up for Women Living With Secondary Breast Cancer

Baroness Delyth Morgan | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Baroness Delyth Morgan

Unfortunately, the heart-breaking reality is that when breast cancer spreads to another part of the body it (currently) cannot be cured. This painful fact is one seemingly unbeknown to most. Recent statistics released by Breast Cancer Campaign showed that less than a quarter of Britons are aware that when breast cancer spreads it becomes incurable.

Please Can You Do Me a Favour? Can You Touch Yourself?

Monica Millares | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Millares

According to Breast Cancer UK 331,000 people a year were diagnosed with cancer in 2011 in the UK only, that's around 910 people every day, or 38 people every hour. It's so common now that unfortunately 30% of us will experience cancer at some point in our life.

How Henna Is Helping To Raise Awareness For Breast Cancer

Barcroft | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For many people, hair loss due to cancer treatment can be traumatic. But one artist has found a way to help cancer patients feel beautiful. World ...

Learning to Feel Beautiful and Body Confident After Breast Cancer

Heather Shekede | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Heather Shekede

My son found a lump in my breast when he was just three years old. He kept coming to me and putting his head on my right breast and stroking it. I kept thinking, 'What are you doing?' I had a look at my breast, thinking maybe it was something pre-menstrual. I was fit and healthy with no history of breast cancer. I was floored when I was given a breast cancer diagnosis.

Why Are So Many Secondary Breast Cancer Patients Needlessly Suffering From Pain?

Danni Manzi | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danni Manzi

Breast Cancer Care recently surveyed women and men affected by secondary breast cancer, which cannot be cured. We wanted to establish if they were in pain because of the side effects of their cancer and treatment. Shockingly, we found that 90% of them were, many of them on a near daily basis.

Boobs and Cancer = Thank You for Your Honesty Michaela Strachan

Rae Duke | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

I was lucky enough to spend an hour or so this morning with one of my childhood, Saturday-morning, television-presenter heroes, Michaela Strachan. Sitting in the green room before we both went on air at London Live, I had a chat with Michaela about her recent experiences with boobs, cancer and all that jazz.

I am Not a Label, But a Person Who Happens to Have Cancer

Karin Sieger | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

We all may resort to labelling something or somebody, when we do not know much about it, when it is a taboo, when it feels complex and difficult. Labelling can make a situation more manageable and in that way, it can help - a bit.

This 'Bra Cam' Shows How Often People Really Ogle Your Boobs

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men, women, babies and even dogs are prone to ogling women's breasts - at least that's what the above video suggests. To mark Breast Cancer Awaren...

Abbey Shows Support For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Abbey Clancy has posed in her smalls once again, though this time, it’s all for a good cause as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The model ...

Over 700,000 Women Are Living With This Hidden Breast Cancer Risk

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over 700,000 women in the UK could be living with a hidden breast cancer risk according to research from Breast Cancer Campaign. The charity said t...

Wear It Pink 2014: Look Good and Do Good for Breast Cancer Campaign

Baroness Delyth Morgan | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Baroness Delyth Morgan

In just over a week's time, pink will be (hopefully) completely unavoidable. The dawn of October brings with it the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month - a month dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer, raising funds for research into the disease, and ensuring that issues affecting breast cancer patients remain high on the political agenda.

'Angelina Effect' Has Had Long Term Impact On UK Women

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After Angelina Jolie announced she’d had a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer, NHS referrals for genetic counselling...

8 Tips For Choosing The Best Bra After A Mastectomy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Underwear shopping is, let's face it, every woman's nightmare. Firstly, you have to find something that actually looks nice. Then there's the matter o...

Fun Fundraising Ideas To Host Your Own Pink Party From Breast Cancer Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This October, it's time to bin the beige and #wearitpink to help raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness M...

10 Celebrities Who Have Courageously Battled Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The growing number of inspiring celebrities who have survived breast cancer and gone on to speak about their experiences, play a vital role in raising...

Breast Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014 just around the corner, Britain is gearing up for its annual explosion of pink-themed products, parties, activ...

The Human Breast Really Is Best: The 21st Century Approach to Breast Cancer Research

Victoria Martindale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

While it is thought that less than 5 percent of breast cancer cases are related to a woman's genes and many cancers are largely preventable -- approximately 42 percent of new breast cancer cases in the UK and 38 percent in the US could be prevented.

"Do Do Do"... Doing the Conga to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Care

Judy Blunt | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judy Blunt

Over the years I have taken part in some interesting things for Breast Cancer Care. I have shaken buckets in shopping centres, collected enormous cheques, talked to women about their breast cancer experiences and helped out at courses.

Poorna Bell

Breast Cancer: What On Earth Is #Mamming? | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Unlike the three desperados men who attempted to raise money for breast cancer by 'motorboating' for charity (that's rubbing your face in between a wo...