• Rajiv Dave – Artist and Breast Surgeon

    Mr Rajiv V Dave is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast and Endocrine Surgeon, based at The Nightingale Centre, and is an active supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer. Mr Dave was born and raised in Kenya, East Africa, before completing medical training in Leeds, Melbourne ...

    Published On: June 27th, 2024
  • Cath Ray – “Having breast cancer has made me stop and think about what is truly important.”

    In December 2023, Cath Ray received the news that she had breast cancer. She’s currently undergoing treatment at The Christie in Macclesfield, but she hasn’t let that stop her; Cath and her husband Ian are taking on a huge challenge in 2024 ...

    Published On: May 31st, 2024
  • Tia Howorth – My breast cancer journey

    Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re always looking for supporters to share their inspirational stories. Tia Haworth has been a long-term supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer for a number of years, raising nearly £7,000 in the process, from selling crafts that she ...

    Published On: May 30th, 2024
  • Kellie Armer: ‘I just feel relief that I can now look forward to a happy and longer life’

    Kellie Armer carries a mutated BRCA1 gene, which means she has between a 45 and 90% risk of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. In April, she ran The 2024 London Marathon for Prevent Breast Cancer, raising over £20,000 for the charity. ...

    Published On: May 21st, 2024
  • Julie Grabham – ‘I realised something positive could come out of my diagnosis’

    Julie Grabham was diagnosed with breast cancer following a routine breast screening appointment. Since her diagnosis, she has launched a campaign to encourage the government to make changes to legislation to allow employees paid time off for their breast screening appointments. We ...

    Published On: April 16th, 2024
  • Jemima Olding – “I feel good knowing as now I can take the necessary precautions”

    32 year old Jemima Olding carries a PALB2 gene alteration, which means she has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. To help raise awareness and spend more quality time with her family, Jemima took on the March 31 walking challenge for ...

    Published On: April 12th, 2024
  • Sue Cleaver – Prevent Breast Cancer’s New Patron

    You wanted to know what a breast cancer free future means to me, but it’s what it means to the world. Think of all the women, the mothers, the daughters, the sisters, the aunts and the cousins worldwide impacted by this horrible, ...

    Published On: March 28th, 2024
  • Colin Taverner : Wouldn’t it be lovely to live in a world without cancer

    Colin Taverner is taking on this year’s Tour de Manc and cycling 100 miles for Prevent Breast Cancer. In our latest blog, he tells us about his wife’s devastating diagnosis and his hope for a breast cancer free future. On 29th December ...

    Published On: March 19th, 2024
  • Prevent Breast Cancer Chairman Appointed High Sheriff of Greater Manchester

    The Chair of Prevent Breast Cancer, Eamonn O’Neal, has been chosen by King Charles as the next High Sheriff of Greater Manchester. The appointment of Eamonn was formally announced by Buckingham Palace earlier on this week and he will take up his ...

    Published On: March 14th, 2024
  • Sue Murby: Breast Cancer, Dragon Boating and Me

    Sue Murby was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 48, two years younger than the age mammograms are normally offered. In our latest blog, she tells us how she turned her breast cancer diagnosis into a positive thing, including joining a breast cancer ...

    Published On: March 6th, 2024
  • One Lump or Two? – Your New Favourite Podcast

    One Lump or Two? - a brand new podcast that’s not afraid to laugh (and cry) in the face of breast cancer. Featuring two women and three boobs, ‘baldly’ tackling life's darkest moments. Kate Hargreaves and Shelley Syme were total strangers but ...

    Published On: March 1st, 2024
  • Janet Royle – I wouldn’t have had the last thirty years

    If you’ve visited The Nightingale Centre over the past 10 years, or took part in one of our events, the likelihood is that you’ve spoken to Janet Royle. One of our much-loved and glamourous volunteers, who at the same time is very ...

    Published On: February 28th, 2024

About Prevent Breast Cancer

Prevent Breast Cancer is the only UK charity entirely dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer – we’re committed to freeing the world from the disease altogether. Unlike many cancer charities, we’re focused on preventing, rather than curing. Promoting early diagnosis, screening and lifestyle changes, we believe we can stop the problem before it starts. And being situated at the only breast cancer prevention centre in the UK, we’re right at the front-line in the fight against the disease. Join us today and help us create a future free from breast cancer. If you have any questions or concerns, email us today.