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  • 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
  • Sara Cavalleri: I am proud to be an Ambassador

    Meet our incredible London based Ambassador, Sara Cavalleri. Sara has been a strong supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer since October 2020 and has organised brilliant fundraisers within her work place. In this blog, Sara tells us why she decided to take on ...

    Published On: January 23rd, 2023
  • Lianne Marsh : My breast went rock hard after a run

    For Lianne Marsh, 22.02.22 is a date that she’ll never forget. Aged just 33, and as a mum of two young children, she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer. Fast forward a mere 8 months after diagnosis, and still ...

    Published On: January 5th, 2023
  • England Cricketer, Jos Buttler, attends Prevent Breast Cancer event

    Featured above is Mere golf captains Paula Loftus and Mike Budd, with England cricket star, Jos Buttler Prevent Breast Cancer were delighted to welcome England cricket hero, Jos Buttler, to an event held at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa, near Knutsford, ...

    Published On: January 3rd, 2023
  • Aged under 35? Testers needed to trial a new app

    An exciting study, led by Mary Pegington, a Breast Cancer Research Dietitian, is looking for volunteers to trial a new app. Mary, along with her team, are looking for women, 35 years old or younger, with a family history of breast cancer, ...

    Published On: November 23rd, 2022
  • BooBee is buzzing to be back…

    BooBee's Big Campaign 2022 November saw the launch of BooBee’s Big Campaign 2022 – Prevent Breast Cancer’s latest drive to make Manchester the most breast aware city in the UK. The charity successfully appointed 100 BooBee Ambassadors, affectionately known as BooBees, who ...

    Published On: November 23rd, 2022
  • Jane: On the face of it I would be low risk…

    Jane joins BooBee's Big Campaign On the face of it I would be low risk. Jane Taylor was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. After making a full recovery, she is determined to turn her experience into a positive one and spread ...

    Published On: November 17th, 2022
  • Celia Hynes’s Breast Cancer Story

    Celia Hynes joins BooBee's Big Campaign 'I would hate them to go through this' Celia Hynes was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2015 after finding a lump whilst reading in bed. Celia originally took part in Prevent Breast Cancer’s BreastFest 2019. ...

    Published On: November 17th, 2022
  • Victoria: Early detection made all the difference for me

    Victoria joins BooBee's Big Campaign 'Early detection made all the difference for me' Our BooBee Ambassadors are 100 women who have been affected by breast cancer. They are joining together to fundraise and spread awareness for a future free from breast cancer. Our BooBees are raring to ...

    Published On: November 11th, 2022
  • The BooBee Bus is back!

    Our BooBee Bus is hitting the streets of Manchester this November. Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re absolutely delighted to announce that our BooBee bus is back! Our original bright pink BooBee Bus was part of our previous 2019 campaign, BreastFest, and ...

    Published On: November 2nd, 2022
  • Jenny Ferguson’s Breast Cancer Story

    Jenny joins BooBee's Big Campaign 'I can't say it was a doddle, but one day at a time...' Jenny Ferguson was diagnosed with lobular invasive cancer in November 2016 – on her birthday of all days! Jenny had felt something in her ...

    Published On: October 26th, 2022
  • Cal: The hardest thing was telling my daughter

    Cal joins BooBee’s Big Campaign 'The hardest thing was telling my daughter' Cal Ingram was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 53. Since her diagnosis, she has been a massive supporter of Prevent Breast Cancer by regularly donating the proceeds ...

    Published On: October 21st, 2022
  • Jennie: The hardest calls I have ever had to make

    Jennie joins BooBee’s Big Campaign 'The hardest calls I have ever had to make' Jennie Sullivan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, when she was only 41. After her treatment, she was determined to spread awareness, including modelling for the cancer charity, ...

    Published On: October 20th, 2022
  • Wendy Jackson: my motto is “all will be well”

    Wendy joins BooBee’s Big Campaign ‘I continue to live with my motto “all will be well”’ Our BooBee Ambassadors are 100 women who have been affected by breast cancer. They are joining together to fundraise and spread awareness for a future free from breast cancer. Our BooBees are ...

    Published On: October 19th, 2022
  • Kerry: I can remember silent tears falling whilst the nurse kept telling me that it might be ok

    Kerry joins BooBee’s Big Campaign 'I can remember silent tears falling whilst the nurse kept telling me that it might be ok…’ Our BooBee Ambassadors are 100 women who have been affected by breast cancer. They are joining together to fundraise and spread awareness for a ...

    Published On: October 17th, 2022
  • Cathy: I’m thankful I caught the cancer early every day

    Cathy joins BooBee’s Big Campaign 'I'm thankful I caught the cancer early every day' Our BooBee Ambassadors are 100 women who have been affected by breast cancer. They are joining together to fundraise and spread awareness for a future free from breast cancer. Our BooBees are raring ...

    Published On: October 14th, 2022
  • Diane: My world fell apart

    Diane Williamson joins BooBee's Big Campaign Our BooBee Ambassadors are 100 women who have been affected by breast cancer. They are joining together to fundraise and spread awareness for a future free from breast cancer. Our BooBees are raring to go and would love for you to join ...

    Published On: October 13th, 2022
  • Keisha: I was diagnosed with breast cancer when my baby was 7 weeks old

    Keisha joins BooBee's Big Campaign Keisha Chadwick was only 28 years old when she received the devastating news that she had breast cancer. Not only did she receive this lifechanging news on her own due to Covid, but it was only seven ...

    Published On: October 6th, 2022
  • Autumn Update 2022

    Thank you so much As like many charities, the last few years have been somewhat tumultuous, but we’re happy to say it’s not all been doom and gloom, and we couldn’t have got through it without you, our loyal supporters. We’re extremely ...

    Published On: September 27th, 2022
  • Mum and Son duos take to the Sky

    In a Prevent Breast Cancer first, we have two amazing mum and son duos taking on incredible skydiving challenges within one month of each other! Our very own community fundraiser, Judi Hibbert and son Jamie took to the skies this August alongside ...

    Published On: September 6th, 2022
  • Jos McLaren – I would love for others to have a future not overshadowed by cancer

    Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re always looking for supporters to share their inspirational stories. Jos McLaren, from Leeds, tells us about how she has used her breast cancer diagnosis as a positive tool towards her passion for music and singing. Jos, could ...

    Published On: August 25th, 2022
  • Two new breast cancer drugs now available on NHS England after U-turn

    On July 14th 2022, an article from The Guardian described the announcement that two new breast cancer drugs are now available. The two new drugs, Alpelisib (also known as Piqray) and Trodelvy (also called Sacituzumab Govitecan) are finally now available on NHS ...

    Published On: July 21st, 2022
  • Lisa Saveall: ‘There wasn’t anyone who didn’t love Kaz’

    In June 2022, Lisa Saveall and a group of friends took on the tough challenge of Pretty Mudder 5k in memory of their dear friend, Kaz. In this blog Lisa discusses their motivation for taking on the challenge, and why they decided ...

    Published On: July 19th, 2022
  • Abemaciclib: reduces risk of breast cancer recurrence, now available on NHS

    On June 17th 2022, an article from The Guardian described the announcement that Abemaciclib, a drug proven to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence in certain patients, has been given provisional approval by NICE for routine use by NHS England. Abemaciclib, ...

    Published On: June 27th, 2022
  • Siobhan Harrison: I thought it was just a pimple.

    Here at Prevent Breast Cancer, we’re always looking for supporters to share their inspirational stories. Siobhan was only 23 when she discovered what she thought was a pimple but was in fact stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. In this blog, Siobhan ...

    Published On: June 21st, 2022
  • Arun Srivastava: “We don’t look back only forward”

    On the 29th May 2022, Arun Srivastava took on RideLondon-Essex to raise vital funds for Prevent Breast Cancer. The 100-mile cycle is an iconic, but also extremely challenging ride. Arun was inspired to take on the feat following his wife's breast cancer ...

    Published On: June 15th, 2022
  • Tabby Duff: I’ve made it through – and I’m so proud of me.

    Tabby Duff was only 26 when she was dealt the devastating blow of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Here she tells her breast cancer story in her own words. Could you share with us a summary of your experience with breast cancer? ...

    Published On: May 24th, 2022
  • Gemma Moran – BRCA1 and my breast cancer prevention journey

    Gemma Moran and her sister, Laura Quigley, have been fabulous supporters of Prevent Breast Cancer for a number of years. Here, Gemma tells us about her breast cancer prevention journey, and why our charity is so important to her and her family. ...

    Published On: April 26th, 2022
  • Tatton Park Pop Up Festival Announces Prevent Breast Cancer As Charity Partner

    The Outdoor Festival Event Of The Year Returns We’re thrilled to be chosen as charity partner for Tatton Park Pop Up Festival for the second year running. Whether you’re looking for a day out for the whole family, or want to mark ...

    Published On: April 19th, 2022
  • Tamsin Nelder: ‘A breast cancer free future would save so many lives’

    Tamsin Nelder recently completed an incredible 10-mile walk to the iconic Blackpool Tower and back, whilst surrounded by her wonderful friends and family. Tamsin was motivated to take on this challenge and raise money for our vital research, after being diagnosed with ...

    Published On: March 24th, 2022

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.