Do you ever wonder if every breast cancer patient is treated the same? I thought they were until I listened to this week’s guest talking about her experiences during treatment. Several of you shared your own stories with me saying that cancer isn’t talked about in your community. You’re also wondering why you don’t see yourself represented in breast cancer spaces. On this episode, I’m speaking about this with Leanne Pero MBE, founder of Black Women Rising, who’s leading the charge in making breast cancer more inclusive for women of colour.

You can follow Leanne Pero MBE on Instagram here

Black Women Rising is also on Instagram here

Find out more on the Black Women Rising website 

If you want to read more of  Donna Ashworth’s poems, her new book ‘Wild Hope’ is available in all online bookstores. You can find out more about Donna on her website, or follow her on Instagram and Facebook

If you’ve got a question for me, then please get in touch online or send me a voice note. You can find me on social media (see below), or e-mail me at

If you want to find out more about breast cancer whilst you’re waiting for the next episode to drop, you can watch the videos on my YouTube Channel @DrLizORiordan or read my book ‘The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control’

If you’re nosey and want to find out more about my life, my memoir  ‘Under The Knife’ – is available in all good bookshops.

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