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Living with breast cancer

Most women with breast cancer have an operation as part of their treatment. Getting back to normal after surgery can take time. Learn how to manage with breast cancer.

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Breast cancer awareness

Your risk of developing breast cancer increases with age. Here’s how to recognise symptoms and detect it early.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer often shows as a lump in the breast tissue, although most breast lumps are not cancerous. If detected early on, recovery is more likely.

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Breast cancer – a personal story

Watch this video interview with Tess, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and helpful.

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After breast cancer treatment

Many women with breast cancer will have major surgery and will usually stay in hospital for up to a week after surgery for breast cancer. Learn how to manage with breast cancer.

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Breast cancer diagnosis

There are a number of methods used for diagnosing breast cancer. Find out how breast cancer is diagnosed.

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Breast cancer symptoms

The first symptom of breast cancer most women notice is a lump or an area of thickened tissue in their breast. Find out the symptoms of breast cancer.

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Breast cancer treatment

Treatment depends on a number of variables. Find out what treatments are available for breast cancer.

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Breast cancer and financial support

If you have breast cancer, learn here about financial support for costs such as treatment, travel and accommodation, and childcare.

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What causes breast cancer?

The causes of breast cancer are not fully understood, but some factors that are known to increase the risk. Find out more about risk factors on this page.

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Breast cancer prevention

Since the causes of breast cancer are not fully understood it is not possible to know if anything can prevent it altogether, but early detection is vital to good outcomes.

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