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Verite - Interview 51

Verite was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, aged 54. She had a lumpectomy, radiotherapy and tamoxifen. She had severe side effects with tamoxifen and switched to Arimidex and then Aromasin.

  • Background

    Verite is a journalist. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 61
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Gillian - Interview 49

    Gillian was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, aged 51. She had a lumpectomy, radiotherapy, tamoxifen and Arimidex. In 2007 she was diagnosed with DCIS. She had a mastectomy and immediate LD flap reconstruction, and chemotherapy.

  • Background

    Gillian is a married IT trainer. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 55
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Ingrid - Interview 48

    Ingrid was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, aged 58. She had a mastectomy with immediate LD flap reconstruction. She also had chemotherapy, radiotherapy and Arimidex. During chemotherapy, Ingrid had a bi-lateral pulmonary embolism.

  • Background

    Ingrid is a married senior researcher. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 61
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 30

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Under went a mastectomy and was given radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Under went a mastectomy and was given radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

  • Age at interview 57
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 47

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998, under went a mastectomy.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998, under went a mastectomy.

  • Age at interview 55
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 43

    A malignant lump was found and she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1982, underwent a mastectomy and was given Tamoxifen. In 1996 another malignant lump was found and she under went a further mastectomy. The Tamoxifen was continued.

  • Background

    A malignant lump was found and she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1982, underwent a mastectomy and was given Tamoxifen. In 1996 another malignant lump was found and she...

  • Age at interview 68
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 38

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. Underwent a mastectomy and was given chemotherapy, radiotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. Underwent a mastectomy and was given chemotherapy, radiotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Age at interview 59
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 33

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Underwent a lumpectomy and was given Intra-operative radiotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Underwent a lumpectomy and was given Intra-operative radiotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Age at interview 56
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 32

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998. Had a lumpectomy and was given radiotherapy, chemotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998. Had a lumpectomy and was given radiotherapy, chemotherapy and Tamoxifen.

  • Age at interview 59
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Interview 31

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1977. Was given a double mastectomy with reconstruction.

  • Background

    Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1977. Was given a double mastectomy with reconstruction.

  • Age at interview 76
  • Sex/Gender Female