In The Media

Members of BRiC's Resilience Team and Private Group have featured in different media outlets covering issues surrounding breast cancer.

 

Latest News: BRiC is in the Top 2 Breast Cancer Websites in the UK, ranked according to:

Google reputation and Google search ranking

Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites

Quality and consistency of posts.

Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review

Feedspot - Breast Cancer Blogs

 


 

News: Our recent research soon to be published in Psycho-oncology has received impressive press coverage since 13.04.18:

At Birkbeck, The Daily Mirror, Yahoo News, Irish News, BT News, Breaking News, Evening Telegraph, Healtheo360, infoglitz, The Evening Express, The Press and Journal


  • Our members blog for the HuffPost:

Head of BRiC: Nazanin Derakhshan

Striving with fear in Breast Cancer

Cancer creates a new 'you': But can you recognise her?

My past, please welcome my future

The end of the beginning: Dropping the breast cancer bomb

Running against metastatic breast cancer

What a cognitive psychologist learned when she was diagnosed with breast cancer

Deputy Head of BRiC: Tamsin Sargeant

Living with Lymphoedema after breast cancer

Its been five years since my diagnosis of breast cancer and I am only just beggining to move on

Cancer didn't make me a warrior

An open letter to any woman recently diagnosed with breast cancer

You have a week to help keep Kadcyla available to women with secondary breast cancer

Why we need Theresa May to understand secondary breast cancer

And more blogs by Tamsin: see here.

BRiC Member: Bonnie Fox

I don't look like I have incurable cancer and I certainly do not feel like I do

BRiC Member: Penny Rutterford

In Therapy - The emotinal legacy of breast cancer

BRiC Member: Mary Huckle

To mothers with breast cancer: From a mother with breast cancer


OCTOBER 2017 

Ambassador Dr Caroline Humber (below left) joined the #NotSecondRate campaign trail with Breast Cancer Care at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton in October 2017. She spoke to Jeremy Corbyn about the fight for better services for patients with secondary breast cancer.

Member Sarah (above 2nd left) also attended the Labour Party Conference on the #NotSecondRate campaign with Caroline, where she had the wonderful experience of working with Breast Cancer Care highlighting the issues surrounding secondary breast cancer, and she met Eddie Izzard!

 

JULY 2017

Susan Quirke on 'How I climbed out of the pit of despair', with Cancer Research UK. Watch the Video.

 

APRIL 2017

Ambassador Dr Caroline Humber featured in a Sun online article reporting that tens and thousands of women with incurable breast cancer are being denied crucial NHS specialist nursing care.

The Sun

BRiC member Alison Tait pleased at the approval of Kadcyla, read here in the Edinburgh News

BRiC member Bonnie Fox battles for Kadcyla, read here in Breast Cancer Now.

FEBRUARY 2017

BRiC member Alison Tait fighting for the NHS to approve Kadcyla, read here in the Daily Record

JANUARY 2017

Deputy Tamsin Sargeant featured in the Guardian discussing her BRCA1 genetic testing and how this resulted in her finding a half-sister she hadn't known existed.

The Guardian featuring Tamsin

BRiC member Bonnie Fox on the voice of secondary breast cancer and approving Kadcyla, read here on BBC news.

OCTOBER 2016

Deputy Vicky Wilkes attended the Conservative Party Conference with Breast Cancer Care at the ICC Birmingham in October 2016, where she lobbied MPs with the #NotSecondRate campaign and spoke to Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt and other government ministers about the fight for better services for patients with secondary breast cancer.

Birmingham Mail 

                     

Vicky attended an event at the Houses of Parliament, again with Breast Cancer Care lobbying MPs, this time across all parties. Sharon Hodgson MP, Shadow Minister for Public Health including cancer care, showed a particular interest in her plight as she is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer.

 

JUNE 2015

Deputy Tamsin Sargeant featured in Vita, the breast cancer magazine, discussing her genetic testing for the BRCA1 gene which brought her together with her half sister whom she had never met.

Vita Magazine featuring Tamsin