We are all women who have gone through the shocking experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
We meet once a month to provide mutual support and friendship to women who are newly diagnosed, are undergoing treatment or have recovered from breast cancer. We find that although we have all had the same diagnosis of breast cancer there are many different manifestations of this disease and the treatments and our experiences are unique for each and every one of us. This means we are never short of something to talk about. Some of us are very newly diagnosed, others have been living cancer free for many years; so there is a great breadth of experience within the group. You are welcome to bring female friends, relatives or partners along with you. People often bring someone along for their first meeting, then once they find what a friendly and supportive group we are they feel confident to come along on their own.
We also offer a telephone contact service during social hours. Mob no: 07743 350833 please leave a message and someone will call you back.
We started a Whatsapp group for keeping in touch during the Coronavirus pandemic isolation period and we are keeping it going as it is such a good way for us to keep in touch with each other with the minimum of hassle.
We now have a Facebook closed group. Go into Facebook groups and search for Breastfriends Aylesbury, if you want to join send a message and admin will be in touch.
Every year we enter a Breast Friends team in the Aylesbury Relay for Life raising funds for Cancer Research UK. This is always a fun, family occasion and is on the last weekend of July. We also have some fundraising events, such as sales and quizzes, during the year to contribute to Relay. For more information look at their website: http://www.relayforlifeaylesbury.org/ or contact our Team Captain Lisa Slater (email@example.com )
The Breast Friends group is currently organised by three of us in the admin team: Jane, Karma and Yvonne but we are always looking for more help so please let us know if you have any skills to offer, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.