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What is breast cancer?

NBCRC actively works to raise the awareness of breast cancer as well as conduct research to better understand and treat the disease. For general information about the disease, different treatment options and for all aspects of support following diagnosis please explore some of the limks below.

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Nottingham Breast Institute

Access to patient information leaflets covering screening, diagnosis and treatments.



An information resource on breast cancer including information about the disease, diagnosis, treatment and links to support services.



A drop-in centre where cancer support specialists offer practical, emotional and social support for those affected by cancer.


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Cancer Research UK

Comprehensive information resource plus infomation on research and clinical trials. 

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Breast Cancer Now

Comprehensive information resource, including an online discussion and support forum. 



Comprehensive information resource, including an online discussion and support forum. 


Local Support Groups

Derby Breast Cancer Suport Group

Newark Breast Cancer Support Group

Southwell Pink Ladies

Self examination



Coppafeel's aim is to educate everyone on the importance of regularly checking your boobs. They have materials you can order to help with fundraising, raising awareness in schools and healthcare settings.

Logo of the Changeandcheck campaign

The #changeandcheck campaign is posting stickers in changing rooms up and down the country to remind everyone to check their boobs. Download your sticker.

Additional sources of support

Younger Breast Cancer Network (YBCN)Peer support network for younger women under 45. A good resource for breast cancer related issues that affect younger women.

Ellie's friendsFreebies available to adults over 16, either in active cancer treatment or recovering from cancer treatment.

Mummy's star

Supports women affected by cancer during pregnancy or within 12 months of giving birth.

Building Resilience in Breast Cancer Centre

Promote new research to understand emotional vulnerability in women affected by breast cancer and interventions to build resilience and well-being.

Knitted Knockers UK

Providing FREE of charge 100% cotton breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomy or lumpectomy.

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Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre (NBCRC)

University of Nottingham
Biodiscovery Institute (Room C214)
University Park
Science Road
Nottingham, NG7 2RD