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Monday, February 3, 2020 - 18:30 Speaker Pink Week: Controversies of Breast Cancer

Pink Week: Controversies of Breast Cancer

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 18:30

Speaker

Speakers from: 

Breast Cancer Haven. One of the three charities Pink Week are supporting this year. Haven provides lifelong personalized programs of physical, emotional and practical care for breast cancer patients and has centres across the UK. 

Breast Cancer Care & Now. They are one of the largest breast cancer charities in the UK and cover both research and care. They support breast cancer patients with access to nurses and support groups. They have invested £230 million in breast cancer research campaign for improved access to life saving drugs. 

Other speakers:

Ellie Harding. Vice President of CATS Cambridge 

She is a 3rd year Medical student at Cambridge and has personally battled leukaemia for five years as a teenager. CATS stands for Cancer Awareness in Teenagers and Young People Society. It is a registered charity that was started in 2014 by students in Manchester, now based at several universities including Cambridge and aims to raise awareness in young people about symptoms of cancer and provide vital information for example when to see a GP. 

Emma Campbell. Writer, freelance journalist, speaker and creator of the blog ‘Meandmyfour’. 

She received her cancer diagnosis shortly after a divorce and leaving her with newborn triplets. She is a mother of four and breast cancer patient and writes openly and honestly about her life experiences, particularly in her book “All That Followed: A Story of Cancer, Kids and the Fear of Leaving Too Soon”. She has recently collaborated with Lauren Mahon from Girl vs Cancer and constantly raises support and awareness for Breast Cancer research. "