Veronica’s story

Veronica was diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram. A year after treatment, Veronica found that she was barely coping. Veronica says she credits Penny Brohn UK with saving her sanity and teaching her how to look after herself so she could cope.

Meet our London Marathon 2019 runners

Meet our amazing runners taking on this year’s London Marathon in aid of Penny Brohn UK.

Melanie’s Story

After her friend Ruth passed away from cancer of the peritoneum, Melanie decided that she wanted to run an event in her memory. Read on to find out more.


A huge thank you

A huge thank you to everyone who has raised funds for us throughout the last year. Find out more about your successes here.

Steve’s Story

Steve was devastated to be diagnosed with cancer but Penny Brohn UK helped him feel like a person again.

Joanna’s story

Joanna was a project manager in an arts consultancy when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The support she found at Penny Brohn changed her life.

Peter’s Story

Peter Jones, from Portishead, is taking part in this year’s Stomp for Penny Brohn UK, in memory of his wife Debbie who died from bowel cancer in 2013.

Nicola’s Story

Nicola was diagnosed with Bile Duct Cancer after experiencing severe stomach pain. After picking up a leaflet, she attended a Living Well course and found a space to talk freely and explore her mind, body and emotions. 

Photo of our client Patricia in front of colourful background

Patricia’s Story

After being diagnosed with breast cancer twice, Patricia has been able to find a support system through Penny Brohn UK.