"Mentally, I had reached a point where I was struggling to cope"

The constant hospital appointments, treatment, tests, results and complications began to have a major psychological impact.Read more

The world looks brighter and my sparkle is returning

The diagnosis came at a time of considerable stress in my life; initially I refused to face it.Read more

Everyone just understood what I’d been through

I didn’t have breast cancer any more but I’d been through this huge thing and didn’t feel the same as I used to be before it.Read more

Telling my family was the hardest part

Five of Janet’s aunts have had breast cancer so when she was diagnosed a few months after her sister; it sent shock waves through her whole family.Read more

At Breast Cancer Haven, people just understand

It is rare to find the words 'incredibly lucky' linked to breast cancer, but having been told that after a successful mastectomy she would need no chemotherapy or radiotherapy, lucky is exactly how Jude felt.Read more

Breast Cancer Haven helped me move forward

Treatment for breast cancer is like stepping into the unknown. With planning ahead virtually impossible, it becomes hard to know how to move forward and make the right decisions.Read more

Breast Cancer Haven gave me the time I didn't allow myself during treatment

Ask Delyth Thomas about the hardest part of treatment for breast cancer and she won't tell you about the surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy.Read more

It was the place I needed, but didnt know I needed

Anne Skinner would be the first to admit that when she was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2008, she never really confronted the psychological side of the illness.Read more

Breast Cancer Haven is like walking into peace

Ask Kim what she wants more than anything in the world right now and she'll tell you it's to be back in her police uniform fit and well by the end of the year.Read more