Jade was only 27 the first time she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and treatment meant she couldn’t care for her young son. When she faced a recurrence three years later, she had a daughter to care for, too.
Em has always known she wanted to be a parent, but her plans were disrupted when she discovered she had cancer at the age of 37. Amazingly, with the help of a friend, she was still able to make her dreams of motherhood come true.
When Lynsey was diagnosed with breast cancer at 24, she wanted to let other young people know they could be at risk. By sharing her story on Instagram, she reminded people to check themselves – but also offered hope to other women going through treatment.
Anita’s husband has been living with a life-limiting illness for a long time, which meant it was especially devastating for her to learn she had secondary breast cancer. She tells us about how she took the news, as well as how she explains things to her children.