Breast Cancer

  • Life

    This is what it was like to have a mastectomy in the early 19th century

    Frances Burney had her breast removed without anaesthetic in 1811. Here, she describes the experience

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    4 touching ways you can pay tribute to BBC presenter Rachael Bland

    The presenter died aged 40 after suffering from cancer for two years.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
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  • Long Reads

    How it feels to survive breast cancer at 30

    “Chemo at 30 is not in anyone's plan”

    Posted by
    Laura Price
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  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 16/5/18

    Hindu priestesses, lesbian witches, breast cancer beer and more

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Food

    This new beer is brewed specially for breast cancer patients

    The taste was developed to appeal to the palates of women undergoing breast cancer treatment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/5/18

    Thousands of UK women miss out on breast cancer screenings, a newsreader challenges beauty norms, and more

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Happy Place

    Why it’s so important to regularly check your boobs

    "I hate to be such a buzz kill, but your life may depend on it."

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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  • Visible Women

    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 1/2/18

    Scotland passes new domestic abuse law, women plan to wear black to the BAFTAs, and more

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Two new “breakthrough” breast cancer drugs to be available through the NHS

    Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer will have access

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Arresting mastectomy photo series showcases beauty of “living flat”

    14 women reveal their scars for Stand Up To Cancer

    Posted by
    Amy Swales
    Published