Mastectomy

Hundreds Of Women Undergo Needless Mastectomies Due To Failure Of Breast Cancer Care

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of women are undergoing mastectomies every year as a result of failures in managing their breast cancer, research suggests. Data presented...

When Beth Posted These Images on Facebook, 103 People Unfriended Her

Rebecca Sparrow | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Sparrow

Beth took off her clothes and allowed herself to be photographed by her long-time friend and photographer Nadia Mascot for a project they are calling Under The Red Dress. In a bid to educate women about breast cancer. In a bid to start a conversation about how cancer surgeries change your body and the way you feel about yourself.

Mother-Of-Four Shares Pictures Of Cancer Scars On Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A lot of words sprung to mind when we saw breast cancer survivor Beth Whaanga's naked portraits on Facebook: beautiful, brave, inspiring, powerful. ...

Facebook Censors Picture Of A Model With Mastectomy Scars Because She Has One Unaffected Breast

CEN | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After Facebook clarified its policy on mastectomy pictures following an outrage and a petition by cancer survivor Scorchy Barrington, the social media...

'You Can Still Be Beautiful Even When You've Had Parts Of Your Body Removed'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"You can still be beautiful even when you’ve had parts of your body removed." That is the powerful message from Hannah Foxley, the two-time breas...

One Boob or Two?

Jane Sarluis | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Sarluis

If you'd told me when I was a teenager that I'd have a breast amputated in my 30s, I would have gawped and wailed in horror. Back then, looks meant so much. They certainly weren't everything, but at the time I felt that my appearance would dictate my fortune - and not just in the mating game.

Breast Cancer Test May Save Thousands Of Women From Unnecessary Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over-diagnosis and over-treatment has become common when dealing with breast cancer, but a breakthrough may mean that thousands of women may be saved ...

Yoga and Cancer Treatment: A Holistic and Nurturing Approach

Paola Bassanese | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Something as simple as taking a yoga class can bring a sense of calm and reassurance. The meditation element of yoga is also an essential life skill that can be used in challenging situations like sitting for hours with an intravenous drip administering cancer drugs.

Poorna Bell

Double Mastectomy Survivor Poses On The Front Cover Of A Magazine Topless

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Awareness month may have just passed, but the flame of spirit that surrounds the cause hasn't died down - in fact, quite the opposite. ...

Poorna Bell

Breast Cancer Blogger Gives Beauty Tips On Coping With The Disease And Regaining Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Blogger Laura Cannon is changing the face of breast cancer - by recommending a good moisturiser, hair tips and ways to spruce up your nails. If th...

Poorna Bell

What Goes Into Making A Bra For A Woman Who Has Had A Mastectomy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Breast Cancer Awareness month does a lot to help highlight the importance of getting yourself checked out, and talking about the stories or real-life ...

A Frank Discussion With The Good Boob Bible Doctor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Everything you have ever wanted to ask about reconstructive breast surgery, the augmentation 'boob job' and all the connotations around breast surgery...

Breast Cancer Screening Should Take Place At A Younger Age

PA | PA | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Women with a heightened risk of breast cancer could benefit from being screened for the disease at a younger age, research suggests. Breast cancer ...

Topless for Breast Cancer

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Montgomery

So I was wandering around the supermarket last November when I received a call asking if I was willing to take part in a topless photo shoot! "Err, OK" was my feeble response but the more I learned about the project, the more I wanted to get involved. And I was not alone, I was joined by women the length and breast (pun intended) of the country!

Facebook Revises Guidelines On Mastectomy Photos After Breast Cancer Patient's Petition (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A breast cancer patient is declaring victory as Facebook clarifies and revises its guidelines on the publication of images of survivors after surgery....

Angelina Jolie's Aunt Dies From Breast Cancer

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Actress Angelina Jolie's aunt has died from breast cancer, less than two weeks after the star had a double mastectomy to avoid the disease. Debbie ...

Angelina Jolie as Inspiration

Sheila Hageman | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

I'm never influenced by celebrities. I would never consider going on a certain type of diet because someone famous did. But today I stand corrected. Today I feel moved enough to listen to a celebrity. To be influenced by her choices and her suggestions.

The Jolie Backlash Has Started

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Angelina Jolie has won world wide praise for making her recent double mastectomy public - but a backlash against the Tomb Raider actress has already s...

Angelina 'Very Happy' After Preventative Double Mastectomy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Angelina Jolie has had a preventive double mastectomy, writing for the New York Times that she is "very happy" with the decision, and paying tribute t...

Facebook 'Removes Image Of Breast Cancer Survivor's Double Mastectomy Tattoo Over Nudity Violation' (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

An image of a tattoo on the chest of a breast cancer survivor is going viral on Facebook - because the social networking giant apparently kept removin...

Why I Want You to Wear Pink this Friday

Gok Wan | Posted 19.12.2012 | Home
Gok Wan

I've seen first hand the impact breast cancer can have on a woman and her family.

How to Create a Positive Breast Habit for Life

Dr Janet Reibstein | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Janet Reibstein

Breast cancer has taken up a large part of my life. My mother and two aunts all suffered from the disease, all diagnosed when mothers and relatively young women - and - as cases can be linked to genetics, so did I.

Grace, What a Grubby Girl

Jodie Butt | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jodie Butt

It's only the enforced waiting that's made me realise how quickly everything happened before. How I've effectively been on fast forward since that fateful day back in June. From the first time I heard the C-Bomb to the day of the mastectomy a total of eleven days passed, it felt like years, but it was just eleven days.