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

Postcode Lotteries

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,

What’s so bad about fears and tears?

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

Supportive Care

As a secondary breast cancer patient living with an incurable disease, I feel very strongly about wording.  Wording like fight, battle and lost/loosing.  Words matter. So, I also think that

Herceptin report re access to 3rd and subsequent line of therapy problem with drug access

10th July 2020 Hi Debbie, Trying to condense the points from the June email with attachments I sent you. Going forward what we would like now is – for you

Email complaint to CRUK May 2020

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

They lie and cancer patients die…

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