The Brazette


Real Stories: Zoe

29 July 2022

Zoe was diagnosed with breast cancer at 23 and now volunteers as a Boobette for CoppaFeel!, sharing her experience and encouraging other young people to get to know their bodies. Watch Zoe’s video to hear her story.

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“I knew what was normal for me” – Emily’s story

26 July 2022

Emily was 23 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump in her breast. Emily spoke to us about how she got to know what was normal for her, and why she wants to share her experience to help other young people.

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Real Stories: Gabby & Joel

24 June 2022

Gabriella & Joel both tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation in their teens. Watch Gabby & Joel’s video to hear them chat about what having the BRCA gene mutation means, and why it’s important that everyone is aware of their body.

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‘I was working on a cancer ward when I was diagnosed’ – Sophie’s Story

13 April 2022

Sophie, 26, had been working as a nurse on a cancer ward for four years when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but was still shocked that someone as young as herself could be affected. We spoke to Sophie about her diagnosis and why she encourages everyone to get anything abnormal checked out.

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Share your story

23 January 2022

We know that stories have the power to change behaviours and save lives. We especially want to hear from young people who have had a breast cancer experience and are Black, from the South Asian community, living with a disability (visible or invisible), trans or non-binary. Click for more info or to get in touch.

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“I was adamant I wanted to see the doctor again” – Charlotte’s Story

21 January 2022

Charlotte was 20 years old when she first noticed something unusual for her. After visiting the doctor and having some exploratory surgery that didn’t show any signs of concern, Charlotte later found a lump in her breast and decided to re-visit the GP to get it checked out. We spoke about to Charlotte about why she felt nervous returning to the doctor, but was adamant to get checked out again.

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