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Lizzi got in contact with us after finding a lump whilst she was pregnant. Knowing it wasn’t normal for her, she asked to be seen by the doctor and was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 29. This is her story.
Ellie was 28 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. After being prompted by a CoppaFeel! Instagram post, Ellie checked her boobs to find something that wasn’t normal for her. She spoke to us about her story and finding the positive in her experience.
Times may be changing quickly, but we’re here to help you adapt. Think of us as an online agony aunt with a very unique specialism in covid and cancer, and some friends in high places (also known as the Medical Advisory Group) who’re on hand to help you at any time.
Dr Victoria Harmer is a Macmillan breast care Consultant nurse at Imperial College NHS Trust. She manages 9 nurse specialists and is heavily involved in service delivery and improvement for both the screening and symptomatic breast services.
Sandra trained as an RGN in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in North Wales, later specialising in Women’s Health at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital and working on gynae/oncology ward at UCH before moving back to North Wales to become a practice nurse.
Adam is a senior surgical doctor based on the South Coast, training to be a breast cancer surgeon with an interest in reconstructive breast surgery. He is passionate about empowering patients with knowledge and confidence to make the right choices for them.
Tapi is a 21 year old student at the University of Edinburgh, where she studies Chemical Engineering. Having lost her mum to Breast Cancer in 2018, she’s passionate about breaking the taboos around breast cancer. This is her story.
Mary got in contact with CoppaFeel! after being diagnosed with breast cancer during lockdown, at the age of 27. She spoke to us about being diagnosed during a pandemic, facing fertility fears and finding a community online.
In 2019, Theo starred in CoppaFeel!’s campaign Grab Life By The Boobs. Theo spoke to us about what it means to check your chest when doing so can trigger dysphoria, and why getting to know your body is all part of the process of transition.
Jess took part in the Grab Life By the Boobs campaign after one of her friends passed away due to breast cancer. Jess is passionate about educating people about the boob-checking message and empowering them to be in control of their bodies. This is her story.