Breast reconstruction is surgery to recreate the shape of a natural breast after mastectomy.

Keeping Abreast offer a network of dedicated support groups across the UK.

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“A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

“Margaret Mead”


We recognise there is a great need for women, both newly diagnosed with breast cancer facing the possibility of mastectomy, and also women further down the line who are also considering reconstructive surgery, to be able to meet and talk to other women who have been through similar experiences.

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“So here I am 6 years later using my experiences, emotions and all the information I have gained, to help Keeping Abreast empower others on the road to reconstruction.”

Jacky – Right Mastectomy 2006. DIEP Reconstruction 2008


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Keeping Abreast offer a network of volunteers willing to offer support, whether that’s via a group or just over the phone to those people considering or undergoing breast reconstruction.

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