Research round-up

We look at three projects we’re funding to help improve the lives of women with breast cancer.

Personal story | 19 September 2019


Caroline talks about how important her secondary breast cancer support group has been to her, and why she’s excited to take part in The Show London.

Personal story | 5 September 2019


21 years after she first had breast cancer, Amanda and her daughter Leanne were diagnosed with the disease. She tells us why she’s sharing her story and raising awareness through Leanne’s Black Women Rising project.

Personal story | 3 September 2019

Sarah and her dad

Sarah felt flat after treatment, but found ways to manage her fatigue. She shares her top five tips.

Personal story | 28 August 2019

When Claire discovered that about 2/3 of women choose not to have reconstruction after mastectomy, she wanted to find a way to share and understand their experiences through her Intimate Tour of Breasts.

Personal story | 22 August 2019

Lara’s mother died from breast cancer in 2014. She talks about her own diagnosis, and how she went through treatment away from her family while living in Austria.

Personal story | 20 August 2019

Beverley Nash was devastated when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. But four years later she’s looking forward to taking to the catwalk at The Show London.

Personal story | 15 August 2019

Casting for Recovery offers unique weekend retreats for people with breast cancer. Clare Foulkes found it brought fun, relaxation and friendship.  

Personal story | 12 August 2019

Rosemarie found a lump just before her sister was diagnosed. Black Women Rising helped her accept her diagnosis.

Personal story | 9 August 2019

Helen’s cancer came back while she was having treatment. She talks about her fears of it returning again, and gives her tips on managing those concerns.

Personal story | 29 July 2019