TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES SECONDARY BREAST CANCER
Firstly we want to remind you that here at Future Dreams we offer a number of workshops and support groups specifically tailored to people with secondary breast cancer. These are available in person at our Future Dreams House in Kings Cross London and online. For more information and booking links, take a look at our bookings page.
ABC Diagnosis Run by the wonderful Jo Taylor and has lots of helpful information.
Breast Cancer Now Dedicated page on secondary breast cancer.
BRIC Centre (Building Resilience in Breast Cancer Centre). This is a website providing support and advice for women with all stages of breast cancer. There is also a blog and FaceBook support group.
Cancer Net A list of questions to ask your medical team after a diagnosis.
Macmillan Dedicated page on secondary breast cancer.
Make 2nds Count A patient and family focused charity based in Edinburgh. Depsite being based in Edinburgh they have a great support network across Instagram and Facebook for women everywhere.
Met Up UK Met Up UK is the ONLY patient advocacy group in the UK. Their aim is to push and promote issues with secondary/metastatic breast cancer.
Secondary First A charity dedicated to raising funds for secondary breast cancer with a few resources on their website.
Secondary Sisters was founded by two young women with secondary breast cancer and it’s a support group found on Instagram and YouTube to talk about life with secondary breast cancer in your thirties and to dis-spell some myths and answer questions.
Stage 4 Deserves More A website and Facebook support group who also send out support packs to people in the UK diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. The packs include a booklet with helpful information such as, helplines, support groups, wigs/headwear, charities that offer emotional and financial support, competitive travel insurance etc.
Younger Breast Cancer Network This is a Facebook support which has a dedicated group for secondary breast cancer patients who are under 45 and live in the UK.
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Reviewed December 2022
The information and content provided on this page has been written from a patient’s perspective then reviewed by a breast care nurse and it is intended for information and educational purposes only. It is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. Please contact your medical team for advice on anything covered in this article and/or in relation to your personal situation. The links and/or recommendations in this article to third-party resources are for your information and we take no responsibility for the content contained in those third-party resources.
Sylvie and Danielle began Future Dreams with just £100 in 2008. They believed nobody should face breast cancer alone. Their legacy lives on in Future Dreams House. We couldn’t continue to fund support services for those touched by breast cancer, raise awareness of breast cancer and promote early diagnosis and advance research into secondary breast cancer without your help. Please consider partnering with us or making a donation.