Breast cancer

Breast cancer awareness

Not all breast changes mean you have breast cancer, but it's important to know what symptoms to be aware of.

'There is life after breast surgery'

Amanda Allen talks about life after breast cancer, mastectomy, and reconstruction.

Breast cancer genes

The genes associated with breast cancer, what it means to have a faulty gene, and who gets tested.

'I had a tissue expansion breast reconstruction'

Marie Salter, 61, talks about her breast reconstruction surgery using tissue expansion.

Coping with a cancer diagnosis

Find out how to deal with a diagnosis and where to find support. Plus watch a video about one man's experience of cancer.

'I had breast cancer and then cervical cancer'

Juanita explains the impact of cancer on her life, and how charity work helps others and brings her happiness.

Pauline Polley

'My mastectomy and breast reconstruction'

Pauline Polley, 44, talks about her breast cancer, mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery.

Breast reconstruction

A surgeon explains what's involved in breast reconstruction after having a mastectomy, and the options available.

Gloria Hunniford

'My daughter Caron's breast cancer'

TV star Caron Keating died from breast cancer in 2004. Her mother, Gloria Hunniford, explains how she coped.

Screening for breast cancer

Breast screening aims to find breast cancers early. Find out when it is offered and what happens when you go for screening.

Breast cancer: Emma's story

Emma Duncan, 33, talks about her experience of having breast cancer.

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Media last reviewed: 08/07/2015

Next review due: 08/07/2017


Predictive genetic tests for cancer risk genes

Does cancer run in your family? Read about getting tested for the altered BRCA1 and other cancer risk genes

Breast cancer screening

See what happens during a mammogram, and the benefits of mammography and ultrasound explained.

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Drinking and alcohol

Calculate your units, read about the health risks of drinking too much, and find out where to get help and support

Healthy eating

Information on how to achieve a balanced diet, tips to help you get your 5 A DAY, plus advice for vegetarians