Post diagnosis: Easy as ABC?


Well done too to Jo Taylor, for her performance as patient rep. at the recent Britain Against Cancer conference. Jo has a great site, ABC Diagnosis, helping primary and secondary breast cancer making informed choices, with blogging and patient advocacy, and a little bit of fire in the belly.

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Jo also recently raised the profile of the infographic she created red-flagging signs of secondary cancer. She recently received recognition – in terms of an apology regarding the authenticity of her work – from two major charities, after the infographic was found to be in widespread use:

Jo’s infographic

One of Jo’s friends Nicola Cottington is also asking the community to write to their local MPs to improve the patient regime for secondary breast cancer. See:


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Pink Ribbon is the growing international network of doctors, researchers, charities and other campaigners, interested in bringing forward the date where breast cancer-related deaths are a thing of the past. It focuses on events and information provision, including website bulletins, conferences and awards (being planned for 2018). It is led by publisher Gerard Dugdill.

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