What’s your postcode and what does that say about you? If I asked a healthy person about the importance of their postcode I suspect they’d tell me about local schools,
Over the past week, METUP-UK member Bex Lewis has appeared on BBC Radio 5, BBC Radio 4, and BBC Radio Manchester, talking about the real-world impact for those of us
I’m 36 years old and I’m dying of secondary breast cancer. As a result I’m petrified 24/7. I’m currently waiting for scan results that will tell me if my current
We attach an email complaint from METUP UK to CRUK (we have received a response this week – see below after the complaint) We are a patient-led advocacy group, lobbying
Dear social media companies, Your social media platforms are a lifeline to cancer patients, especially those of us who have advanced cancer which will kill us. My friends from social
The coronavirus outbreak has had a serious impact on the treatment of other seriously ill people. Cancer care has been badly affected, with some screening, treatments and trials postponed or
Dear Delyth, In the absence of any consistent reassurance from NHS or Third Sector sources, the members of METUPUK feel compelled to write to you to ask what specific steps
When I came onto Twitter in the months after my treatment ended, it wasn’t to become an advocate. Honestly, I’m still not sure I’m anything more than an accidental one.
Key Messages This was my first time at this conference which is held in Lisbon every 2 years and focuses entirely on Advanced Breast Cancer. Jo had been to the
Terminal breast cancer patients descended on parliament last week. Armed with over 70,000 signatures, they demanded change for the tens of thousands in the UK living with the killer disease.