Cyclophosphamide Patient Experience
16th January 2022

Cyclophosphamide - Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Alexia Gayle shares her experience of Cyclophosphamide this week.

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Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer Cyclophosphamide
8th January 2022

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Cyclophosphamide

Next in our series covering different types of chemotherapy is Cyclophosphamide What is Cyclophosphamide? Cyclophosphamide is a type of chemotherapy drug used to treat a number of different types of cancer including breast cancer, lung cancer and leukaemia.

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Support 2022
29th December 2021

Support 2022 - What's Coming Up!

2021, despite all the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, was a great first year for our support services.  

2022 will be another exciting year for patient support. 

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Education 2022
28th December 2021

Education 2022 #fightingtobeheard

We published research in October with YouGov - 38% of the adult population in the UK don't know what secondary breast cancer is. This highlights the massive gap in awareness and education of secondary breast cancer and the work that needs done to change this.

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Fundraising 2022 How To Get Involved
27th December 2021

Fundraising 2022 - How to get involved

There are so many individual ways for you all to get involved in fundraising and we know that sometimes coming up with ideas is the hard part so we have arranged a few fundraisers that you can join us in over the next year. We have also put together a list of running/distance events throughout the country that you can sign up to.

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21st December 2021

Gemma's Story

Gemma was a vibrant, loving, kind-hearted daughter, sister, auntie and girlfriend. Whenever Gemma walked into a room, she lit it up with her beauty and personality.

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Carboplatin Patient Experience
17th December 2021

Carboplatin - Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Sarah Michaeloudis shares her experience of Carboplatin this week.

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Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer Carbolplatin
5th December 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Carboplatin

We are looking at different types of chemotherapy - how you take it and possible side-effects - and then hearing from a patient about their experience. This week it’s Carboplatin.

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28th November 2021

Eribulin Mesylate - Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Emma Emery shares her experience of Eribulin Mesylate this week.

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21st November 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Eribulin Mesylate

Next in our series covering different types of chemotherapy is Eribulin Mesylate. What is Eribulin Mesylate?

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What do the different stages of breast cancer mean
13th November 2021

What do the different stages of breast cancer mean? 

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and how far it has spread and helps your team decide which treatment is needed. Stage 1 The earliest stage where the cancer is found in the breast or lymphs nodes under the arm.

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Fundraising Thank you 2
9th November 2021

Fundraising

Everyday we are overwhelmed by the creative and challenging ways our amazing supporters fundraise for us. You are awesome!

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7th November 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Gemcitabine

We are looking at different types of chemotherapy - how you take it and possible side-effects - and then hearing from a patient about their experience. This week it’s Gemcitabine.


If you’ve had this chemotherapy as part of your treatment and you’d be happy to share your experience with us, please email support@make2ndscount.co.uk and we’ll be in touch.

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Epirubicin
30th October 2021

Epirubicin - Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Val Boxall shares her experience of Epirubicin) this week.

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24th October 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Epirubicin

We are looking at different types of chemotherapy - how you take it and possible side-effects - and then hearing from a patient about their experience. This week it’s Epirubicin.

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