• Ella Preston: “I wouldn’t be the runner I am today without my mum”

    Taking on Prevent Breast Cancer's Run 56km in November challenge, 22 year old Ella Preston decided to push herself even further by running a phenomenal 56km a week for her mum. Ella's mum was diagnosed with breast cancer at Christmas in 2022, ...

    Published On: February 21st, 2024
  • Kimberley Dolan : I believed I was going to die and not see 40

    Last summer, Kimberley Dolan, then aged 38, received the life shattering news she had breast cancer. In her own words, read how her world was turned upside down in the blink of an eye and how she has now fearlessly signed up ...

    Published On: February 15th, 2024
  • Sara’s Story : A chance meeting that could have saved my life

    New friendships can spring up at various times in your life, sometimes in the most random of places. Some would argue everyone you meet is for a reason, and Sara Raybould would argue that this fact was very much true. Sara is ...

    Published On: January 17th, 2024
  • Becky Haigh : You have to live life to the fullest!

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer at only 31, Becky Haigh is no stranger to adversity. As a mum of two young girls, she decided that her breast cancer diagnosis wasn’t going to destroy her life and she’d tackle it head on, ...

    Published On: November 30th, 2023
  • Our Boob Mug is here! The Stories Behind the Sketches…

    Say hello to the Prevent Breast Cancer Boob Mug! This fabulously fun mug is designed with breasts of all shapes and sizes in mind and includes a subtle reminder to always ‘check yours’. Breast cancer can affect anybody, no matter your gender, ...

    Published On: November 24th, 2023
  • Vicky Lee : I thought I would be mimicking my mum’s fate

    In 1998, Doctor Vicky Lee underwent genetic testing, then somewhat in its infancy, to determine whether she had inherited an altered (mutated) BRCA 1 gene. After devastatingly losing her mum to ovarian cancer, genetic testing determined her mum was a carrier, and ...

    Published On: July 13th, 2023
  • Sir Richard Leese is taking on The Great Manchester Run

    Sir Richard Leese, former leader of Manchester City Council, and much respected, adopted Mancunian, is running The Great Manchester Run in aid of Prevent Breast Cancer. In his current role as chair of the Integrated Care Board in Manchester, the health of those in ...

    Published On: May 18th, 2023
  • Teddy Quincey – Not a love song, but a song about love

    Teddy Quincey is no stranger to heartbreak, and at the grand old age of 79, he knows only too well that life can be a series of surprises. Some surprises that are indeed very welcome, and others, not so much. He has ...

    Published On: May 17th, 2023
  • Monica Jandrisits – A breast cancer free future must be our aim!

    The incredible Monica Jandrisits recently ran The London Marathon in support of Prevent Breast Cancer. Her fighting spirit was surely instrumental in helping her complete the race. Monica has sadly lost family members to breast cancer and is at high risk of ...

    Published On: May 4th, 2023
  • Jo Hinds: I am stronger than I think I am

    Jo Hinds was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2021, during the pandemic. After recovering back to full health, she ploughed all her energy into writing a book about her breast cancer diagnosis - Mrs H’s Storm in D Cup. The publication ...

    Published On: March 21st, 2023
  • Jill Middleton : Stay positive, cancer is tough, but you are tougher!

    Jill Middleton was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019. Read in her own words how she faced her diagnosis and treatment face on, with a sense of humour and stead-fast determination. Could you share with us a summary of your experience with ...

    Published On: March 8th, 2023
  • Breast loss, lingerie, swimwear and Painting my Town Pink

    In June 2017, aged 46, Macclesfield based Heather Glover found a lump in her breast. After getting the lump checked, it was confirmed to be triple-negative breast cancer. Heather then underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, a wide local excision to clear her lymph ...

    Published On: January 25th, 2023

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.