For those living with secondary breast cancer, things need to change.
"We’re living with incurable secondary breast cancer, and are calling for change whilst we still can. For ourselves and for those who will follow us."
At Breast Cancer Now we know that people with secondary breast cancer experience delays in diagnosis, struggle to access the support of a specialist nurse and fear they won’t be able to access the treatment they need in the future.
That’s why we’re campaigning alongside them to call for urgent change.
We asked over 2,000 people with secondary breast cancer about their experiences. Here's what they told us.
23% had to see their GP three or more times before they were diagnosed.
One in six said they didn’t feel confident they would have access to the most appropriate drug treatments in the future.
A quarter said they had not seen a Clinical Nurse Specialist since diagnosis.
Download our report
The Unsurvivors Report
My world collapsed when I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer. While we are here and breathing, it is not too late to make an impact and influence change.
Jo, diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in 2016
Urgent change is needed
These women need you to join us and help ensure the right support, treatment and care is available - right now.