I have a family history, but a diagnosis at 48 was not what I planned

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I have a family history, but a diagnosis at 48 was not what I planned

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After juggling work and four children for a number of years, Susan was looking forward to returning to work full time (in her dream job!) and had just booked a trip to Tuscany....

Working towards recovery

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Just 18 months ago, my world was turned upside down. As a full-time secondary school teacher, wife and mother of three teenagers, I always prided myself on being busy – who...

The balancing act

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As I approached five years clear of my initial breast cancer diagnosis, I never thought I would hear those words again. After some back pain, I headed to my GP. She sent me for a...

Coping in different ways

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My family all coped differently when I was diagnosed in 2002, aged 46. My 17-year-old son preferred not to talk about it and asked that I wear my wig whenever his friends came...

The people around me

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When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of April 2014, my youngest darling daughter was only a few months old. My eldest child was nearly 8, and my middle child had...