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

#FightingMBCplatitudes – Uncovering insensitive platitudes: a survey of people with metastatic breast cancer (MBC)

Last Autumn, Jo Taylor founder of After Breast Cancer Diagnosis and METUPUK and Eva Schumacher from Mamma Mia, an online German cancer magazine, (Eva is a patient living with MBC),

Your Cancer Crew – getting with those that get it – Sue Thomas

In April 2021, when I was told that I had de novo (straight to Stage 4) metastatic breast cancer, this rocked our world as a family and changed our lives

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

https://metupuk.org.uk/2024/05/drugs-drugs-everywhere-can-you-access-ones-that-work-kirstin-spencer/

Here at METUPUK, we know drug access is a big issue for all metastatic breast cancer patients. There have been huge leaps and bounds made in terms of research, knowledge