When Zahida discovered she had cancer, it was difficult to find support amongst friends and family because it was seen as a taboo topic. She tells us why she’s now keen to share her story and change perspectives within BAME communities.
When Jane’s husband had prostate cancer, she learnt a lot about the condition. Through Breast Cancer Now’s public health talks, she ensured she and her friends understood the risks of breast cancer, too.
A few years ago, Jo discovered she had breast cancer and was a carrier of an altered BRCA2 gene. She had always enjoyed writing but it was when she turned to it as an outlet after diagnosis, that it became a much bigger focus in her life.