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28th January 2021

Patient Testimony: Bone Density Scan

Bone Density Scans or Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scans, use a low dose of X-ray to establish the density (or strength) of bones. Bone density scans are used to diagnose or assess the risk of osteoporosis, a condition that makes bones weak and likely to break (fracture).

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Jen Hardy SBC Me
24th January 2021

My SBC Journey: Jen

When were you diagnosed with SBC? 18th October 2017 How were you diagnosed with SBC?

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Alison Tait
17th January 2021

My SBC Journey: Alison

When were you diagnosed with SBC? 1st August 2016 de novo How were you diagnosed with SBC?

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Susan Beevers
4th January 2021

How I Thrive: Susan

I’ve been reflecting on the situation I’m in and somewhat compelled by all the stuff I’m seeing during the pandemic about how difficult things are and how to stay positive. I’m staying optimistic and grateful and enjoying life.

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SBC Me Jo
3rd January 2021

My SBC Journey: Jo

When were you diagnosed with SBC? So I was first diagnosed with breast cancer April 2008, diagnosed with secondary September 2018 after feeling a bit breathless n tired when I exercised ( I’m a fitness instructor so thought it was strange getting out of breath after a few burpees ) How were you diagnosed with SBC?

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Nina SBC Journey
20th December 2020

My SBC Journey: Nina

When were you diagnosed with SBC? I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer on December 14th 2018, so 2 years ago almost to the day!

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Ellie
16th December 2020

How I Thrive: Ellie

My name is Ellie Frullini. I’m a 44 years young Mum, of a SpiderMan obsessed 4 year old boy and wife to a Hero of a Hubster!

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Louisa v2
13th December 2020

My SBC Journey: Louisa

When were you diagnosed with SBC? I was diagnosed with SBC in April 2017 with multiple mets to the liver.

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Nicola Thriver
12th December 2020

How I Thrive: Nicola

As we entered 2018 I was with in touching distance of that all important 5 years clear from my primary diagnosis of breast cancer and a new mum to my beautiful little Poppy, but cancer was about to rear its ugly head and snatch away that 5 year milestone just before I could reach out and grab it with both hands. In truth I guess I knew that something wasn't right a few months in to my pregnancy with Poppy but I didn't want to listen to myself, life was good, I had a gorgeous little boy Dylan and I was about to complete my family with my second baby, I just couldn't bring myself to believe something was wrong, so I put all of the pains and symptoms I had down to being pregnant.

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9th December 2020

Walk the Walk “Check your Chest” poster

Men Get Breast Cancer too!You can download Walk the Walk’s Check your Chest poster here Why Chest Check? With no routine screening, and currently little research, most male breast cancers are only found by Checking the Chest!

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Rhianne Colvin
6th December 2020

My SBC Journey: Rhianne

When were you diagnosed with SBC? I was diagnosed straight with secondaries on 4th February 2020 (world cancer day, what are the odds!) How were you diagnosed with SBC?

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Laura
3rd December 2020

How I Thrive: Laura

My name is Laura Ashurst and during this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I had my 53rd birthday in North Yorkshire where I live with my husband Paul. That’s momentous.

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29th November 2020

How I Thrive - Jeannie

I was diagnosed with Secondary Breast Cancer in May 2019. I didn’t have a primary diagnosis, I went from thinking I was fit and healthy to finding out I had tumours in both breasts which had spread to my bones and that it was incurable.

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23rd November 2020

Make 2nds Count opens its new round of research grant applications 

We are delighted to open the next round of Make 2nds Count grant applications for research into secondary breast cancer. At a time when research funding and progress has been severely impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic then it is even more vital that research dedicated to secondary breast cancer patients continues.

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Lesley and Ailsa
22nd November 2020

My SBC Journey: Lesley

When were you diagnosed with SBC? 16th August 2018 - On Madonna's 60th Birthday and the day we lost Aretha Franklin How were you diagnosed with SBC?

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