Anticipatory Grief – Relationships and metastatic breast cancer – Jo Taylor

I first came across “anticipatory grief” whilst friends with Sarah Illingsworth, who had metastatic breast cancer and was a Trustee for Breast Cancer Now.  She was bold and forthright and

Lymphoedema and me… Kirstin Spencer

My lymphoedema started very abruptly. One night, I developed unbelievably bad pain in my arm and shoulder.  It was awful.  I showered, tried to rub it better.  When I went

A Sister’s Perspective – Emma Smith (Trustee)

We had all plunged into a big black hole of despair in the days which followed my sister Helen’s metastatic breast cancer (MBC) diagnosis.  Two and a half years on