We first spoke to Lyndsay in May 2019, just weeks after her shocking diagnosis of grade 3 triple negative breast cancer at the tender age of twenty nine. Lyndsay bravely agreed to document her journey in video format. Her bright and bold personality combined with the brutal honesty with which she reflects on the harsh reality of diagnosis …Read more
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On Sunday May 5th Against Breast Cancer hosted the very first Breast Walk Ever Berkshire. The sponsored walk took local fundraisers along the Thames Path between Bisham and Reading on what proved to be a beautiful spring day. Hundreds of walkers took up the challenge, raising thousands of pounds for research into secondary spread, the …Read more
Thanks to improvements in awareness, early diagnosis and novel therapies, the majority of breast cancers are successfully treated. However, there are still around 11,400 lives lost to breast cancer in the UK every year, mainly caused by cancer spreading to other parts of the body (a process called metastasis or secondary breast cancer). Unfortunately, we …Read more
Girls Gone Rx started with the idea of getting women together to benefit a great cause. They wanted to do something that showcased women’s strengths and weaknesses, the two most important parts of battling something like cancer. Learning to be strong even when you’re feeling weak, but sometimes you also have to be willing to …Read more
In April we were able to announce an 11 year £2.25million major new investment at University of Southampton for the purpose of undertaking research into secondary spread, the main cause of breast cancer related deaths. The project, led by Professor Max Crispin is exploring innovative ways to develop anti-cancer antibodies that can detect and destroy …Read more