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HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

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.

Keeping Abreast - offering breast cancer reconstruction support.

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Reconstruction

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

Support

Keeping Abreast offers a network of dedicated support groups and online support across the UK.

About Us

What Keeping Abreast does and how we do it. Find out more about us, our team and our resources.

Check out our "I have, I am, I will" video which captures the essence of what we do. In addition please watch our new Reconstruction Support Video which we were able to produce with thanks to Production Bureau, Norfolk Community Foundation and HM Government in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund.

HEAR FROM OTHERS

"The group really helped me to talk, to open up and deal with it, talking with other ladies who understand how things affect you following diagnosis and surgery.."

"So glad of the cushion and drain bags  you guys sent as they didn't have them at Nuffield"

"I am being supported by this fantastic organisation"

"I haven't regretted the choice I made: I'm sure it's been the right one for me, but without hearing and seeing the experiences of those at the meeting I may not have been brave enough to go through with it"

"I am being supported by this fantastic organisation"

Latest News

BUY TICKETS The Keeping Abreast ‘More Than Just Fashion’ Shows are back for 2022 and we are going OTT! Join us for an evening of fashion and more at our new venue, The Norfolk Showground, NR5 0TT. Doors open: 6:45pm Show time: 7:30pm End approx: 10:30pm Age Restriction: Over 14s only, under 18s must be…
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Fancy a challenge to help support us in our 15th Year? Grab your goggles, tie up your trainers or dust down your bike and play your part in our 15th Year! Throughout July and August could you Walk/Run/Cycle/Swim 15 Miles or do your own 15 challenge to help us continue to support women considering breast…
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Did you know you can now do one off donations from your Nectar points to Keeping Abreast? Did you know you can now do one off donations from your Nectar points towards charity? All you need is your Nectar card number, Nectar login and to follow the Crowdfunder link below to create a Nectar donate…
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This year we celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary so we are going to try match this in our crowdfunder of £15,000 for the year. This year we celebrate our 15 Year Anniversary so we are going to try match this in our crowdfunder of £15,000 for the year. Please support us however small and help…
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  01603 819113

Keeping Abreast, Oak Lodge
Business Centre
129 School Lane,
Little Melton,
Norwich NR9 3LB

About Us

Keeping Abreast was established in September 2007 by patients Anna Beckingham and Beverley Birritteri and Breast Reconstruction nurse specialist Ruth Harcourt. They recognised a great need for women, both newly diagnosed with breast cancer and 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. This allows women make an informed choice about whether or not to proceed with breast reconstruction.

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