Read about some of our members

Read about being part of the 2017 Flat Friendship Calendar in the words of the photographers and some of the models here

Clare Jacobs
Clare Jacobs
My is Clare Jacobs and I found a lump in my left breast on 27th June 2013. I was fast tracked through my breast care suite and was diagnosed with Grade 3 IDC, ER+ 8/8, 4 out of 12 nodes affected.
Read Clare ’s story here
Jackie Buxton
Jackie Buxton
I was diagnosed just after Christmas 2014. I had a mastectomy 9th January but unfortunately, suffered a rare complication a few hours later when an artery burst in my chest wall.
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Karen Bloor
Karen Bloor
Diagnosed Sept 14 with HER2+ stage2/3 in left breast plus lymph nodes…initial thoughts were I wouldn’t see my next birthday. With the support of family and friends I found my fight…
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Kay Ekins
Kay Ekins
I first had a scare with breast cancer when I was in my late thirties. As it turned out it was only cysts but from then on I had a feeling that me and breast cancer would unfortunately become better acquainted.
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Rhian Hughes
Rhian Hughes
I was diagnosed 13 years ago aged 46, happily married to a farmer with two teenage sons aged 14 and 17. I noticed a dimple underneath my right breast whilst shaving my underarms.
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Roz White
Roz White
My story started in February half term of 2013, I was 61 years old and Mike and I went to buy our rings for our wedding on 20 July that year. On the following Monday I visited my GP with a lump in my right breast.
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Yvonne Newbold
Yvonne Newbold
Yvonne Newbold was diagnosed with bi-lateral breast cancer in May 2012, two completely different and unrelated tumours, and spent the next 10 months on a merry-go-round of surgery, chemo and radiotherapy.
Read Yvonne’s story here