Dealing with Recovery and Fear

Your treatment is over, but life hasn't returned to normal. You’re scared it might come back. It doesn't matter how long it's been since treatment; fear is normal for cancer patients.1 You may feel like you've lost control, but there are ways to take it back. I’ve changed my life since I got Triple Negative Cancer at 33. My body had been ...

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TNBC and your career

By Elise Sproll You’ve taken years to build your career and you don't want cancer to take that away. You know you’ll need to slow down, but you still need to pay bills. Most women decrease their workload by 50% during cancer treatment while paying their bills and out of pocket treatment expenses.1 So how can you continue your career and work...

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Changes to appearance

Current treatments for TNBC can cause dramatic changes to your appearance. As a group, many of us felt completely unprepared for the changes we were to face.We are sharing our experiences here so that you have an idea of what to expect and - importantly - to show that you will come through the other side.You may find some of our experiences and pho...

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Stormy’s story

Stormy, a member of the OurTNBC Working Group, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer on 23 August 2021. In a series of blog posts, Stormy recounts her experience from the moment she found a lump on her breast, her experience of treatment and its side effects, and her work to raise awareness of TNBC: Suspicious, Part 1: https://vocal.m...

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Parenting through cancer

Real life experiences    Pamela’s story - parenting through cancer  they diagnosed me with breast cancer in 2021. My mother had also survived cancer years before and as soon as I felt the lump, I knew what it was. The doctors also found a lump in my armpit and just after my 38th birthday, they diagnosed me with stage 3 triple negative breas...

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