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.

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 genes

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

Coping with a cancer diagnosis

Advice and information about coping with a cancer diagnosis, including emotional effects and where to find support.

'I had breast cancer and then cervical cancer'

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

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy

What's involved in breast reconstruction after having a mastectomy, and the options available.

'My daughter Caron's breast cancer'

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

Predictive 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: Emma's story

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

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Media last reviewed: 08/07/2017

Next review due: 08/07/2020