I feel lucky to have family support but not everyone does

When Penny was diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time as her daughter was recovering from major surgery they helped each other through.Read more

Expert care and understanding

Breast cancer Haven is somewhere for me to be reassured with expert care and understanding.Read more

Little did I know the C bomb was about to be dropped

On hearing the word ‘Cancer’ I instantly thought I was going to die. But three days later I got a puppy and decided cancer had messed with the wrong girl.Read more

Supporting your partner through breast cancer

I would say to anyone who may be the partner of someone going through breast cancer, don’t be afraid to ask for help especially as The Haven really understands what you are going through.Read more

They are there when you are ready

The Haven is a home-from-home sort of place.Read more

The Haven put me back together again.

There are many things I thought I’d be planning three weeks after getting engaged to my boyfriend of 13 years. But, I must confess, a mastectomy wasn't one of them.Read more

Zula's story

Every breast cancer survivor that I have spoken to, has expressed a fear of being suddenly alone, once they have been discharged from hospital.Read more

They give you the motivation to get through

Being diagnosed with breast cancer was the worst point in my life.Read more

It helped with the 'moving forward bit'

Monica needed somewhere to go that was away from the hospital environmentRead more