Links To Other Useful Websites
- Breast Cancer Care
A website specialising in those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. There is also a forum on the website where you can chat with others. They also have specialists on hand to answer queries.
- Flat Friends
A Facebook Group for those who have had a single or bilateral mastectomy and have opted not to have reconstruction.
- Knitted Knockers
I love these ladies! Just as the name says, for those who have chosen to go flat after a mastectomy (or are awaiting reconstruction), these wonderful women will knit you a knock or two! Find the on Facebook as well.
- Look Good, Feel Better
This amazing organisation runs workshops at local hospitals, encouraging those going through cancer treatment to look good and feel better about themselves. To find a workshop cliick the link on their website.
- Macmillan Cancer Support
Specialists in supporting those who have any type of cancer. They can offer help, support, guidance and also financial assistance.
"Maggies" have centres located all around the UK, attached to hospitals. They offer specialist support or just a place to go to for some peace and quiet.
- Natural Image Wigs
This is a fantastic website and the price of their wigs is great. They often have discounts that can be applied and they also have several shops around the UK where you can go and try on wigs.
- Prevent Breast Cancer
My Surgeon, James Harvey, is the Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surrgeon and Chair of the Medical Advisory Board to Prevent Breast Cancer. They are the only UK breast cancer charity funding ground-breaking research solely aimed at preventing the disease for future generations. Their hope is that the research will one day bring about a world where breast cancer is preventable and thousands of lives are saved from ever experiencing this terrible disease.
- Suncream Information
An article by the Daily Mail that breaks down the chemicals in sunscreens.
- Tattoos for a Week
An America online store that sell temporary areola tattoos. If you would prefer not to have actual areola shaped tattoos, they also have a range of really pretty tattoos designed specifically to go around the nipple area.
Team Verrico is a UK based charity, founded by Paul Verrico after his wife died from Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Team Verrico work closely with Professor Justin Stebbings to provide help and advice to ladies with Triple Negative and they also help fund research.