Cancer - Positive or Negative? You Decide

Claira Hermet | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claira Hermet

I have never had breast cancer. I have watched 2 of the people I love most die of breast cancer. I had a double mastectomy to avoid it. I wasn't sure that i would know what to say but I of course said yes. I'm really glad I did say yes.

Meet The 22-Year-Old Student Changing The Face Of Mastectomy Lingerie

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Style

A soon-to-be London College of Fashion graduate has launched a beautiful range of underwear for women who have undergone mastectomies. Elle Goldie,...

Two Mastectomy Survivors Walked Topless Down A Runway For A Brilliant Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Style

When genderless lingerie company Play Out did a photoshoot featuring breast cancer survivors as models, the Internet saluted their incredible awarenes...

Breast Reconstruction, and Why 'Living Flat' Is an Acceptable Option

Sarah Cretch | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cretch

This group has been invaluable in helping me come to terms with my post-surgery body. Being part of this community I know I am not "militant" as one of the hospital nurses described me, but just a woman who was absolute in her resolve to avoid any additional surgery. For me, getting back to normal life after cancer is not about getting a new breast but getting as healthy as possible, as quickly as possible. The truth is I have lost my breast to cancer and no surgery will replace it.

Woman With Breast Cancer Has The Best Response To The #HoldACokeWithYourBoobsChallenge

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who underwent a double mastectomy after suffering breast cancer has a strong message for the people who created the #HoldACokeWithYourBoobsCha...

Woman Shares Pre-Emptive Bilateral Mastectomy Photos On Reddit

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: This report contains images of a graphic medical nature. A woman who has undergone a pre-emptive bilateral mastectomy has shared regul...

Photographer Captures Precious Moment Mum With Cancer Breastfeeds Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Parents

Beautiful photographs of a mother with breast cancer feeding her newborn baby have gone viral - for all the right reasons. The touching images capt...

Life or Breast

Claira Hermet | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claira Hermet

Within the whirlwind that was the first two weeks of my sister being diagnosed she was informed about being tested for the gene mutations BRCA one and two. As my mum had also died reasonably young from the disease and we had reason to believe it was on both her mother and fathers side of the family it seemed very possible that the gene resided in our family.

Brogan Driscoll

This Woman Tattoos Nipples On Breast Cancer Patients After Mastectomy | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: the images in this article contain nudity As any breast cancer survivor knows, the impact of the disease lasts long after receiving the al...

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...

These Women Have All Had Mastectomies. But That Won't Stop Them Looking Fierce In A Bikini

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you put on your bikini, think twice before fretting over your wobbly bits. Because, as this group of brave and beautiful breast cancer survi...

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 | 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 | 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? | 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!