When Hazel, 49, found a lump in her breast last year she couldn’t believe it would turn out to be breast cancer as there was no history of the disease in her family.
The long term effects of a cancer diagnosis and treatment can be far reaching and it’s important that everyone is supported and feels able to talk about what’s happening so they can be signposted to services that can help.
Hosting coffee mornings has really been a group effort even though they are held in my home. People who don’t know me turn up to have their planned coffee at my coffee morning instead of going into town.
Macmillan wants to make sure no one in Scotland has to face cancer alone and a key part of my role is to make this a reality
Irene was issued a prescription for a wig by her breast cancer nurse. She says: “The minute I put my wig on in the morning, I just feel so different and so much better.”