In this video, Breast Cancer Care volunteer Valerie talks about being diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer. She talks about finding the initial lump, her experience with her consultants and why she elected to have a mastectomy. She also relates her fears of her breast cancer recurring and how the impact of the disease has stayed with her throughout her life.
Everyone’s experience of breast cancer is different. This video reflects Valerie’s personal understanding of her diagnosis and treatment and should not be taken as clinical advice or information. Views expressed do not represent those of Breast Cancer Care.