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More than 11,000 people were affected by breast cancer in Belgium in 2021. Unfortunately, this figure is incorrect.
Breast cancer also impacts their families, friends, loved ones, ...

More than 11,000 people were affected by breast cancer in Belgium in 2021. Unfortunately, this figure is incorrect.
Breast cancer also impacts their families, friends, loved ones, ...

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So that neither the breast nor the heart suffers.
So that neither loss nor absence takes hold.

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You are part of the solution,
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The story of Tristan: supporting a wife going through breast cancer

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According to the most recent statistics, over 11,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in Belgium in 2021, making this the most diagnosed cancer in women in the country. Unfortunately, this figure is incorrect. Breast cancer not only affects the lives of those directly diagnosed but also has a profound impact on their families, friends, loved ones, and colleagues.

Among those who are deeply impacted by this devastating disease are the patients’ partners. It is important to acknowledge and understand the unique challenges and experiences that partners face when their loved one is diagnosed. The emotional, practical, and psychological effects on them cannot be underestimated, and their unwavering support and strength play a vital role in the journey of their partner throughout a difficult and uncertain time.

This is the story of Tristan, whose wife, Juliette, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019 at the young age of 41. This news arrived just a year after the birth of their baby daughter.  

He was greatly affected by her diagnosis and treatment, having been by her side throughout it all. He showed the first signs of burnout a year after Juliette started her patient journey. However, thanks to the support of their general practitioners, they were able to rebuild their lives.

“I am serene. We'll say it's behind us. There are annual check-ups, but we have to move forward, look to the future, and not always look back to the past.”

Pink October "I miss you" campaign

For some, «I miss you» reminds them of the pain in their hearts following the loss of a loved one, and the lack of understanding in the eyes of people around them. For others, it will be a matter of grieving for their previous life or for a breast, an important symbol of femininity and maternity.

«I miss you» is also a message of hope. Like a postcard that you send to a friend you are looking forward to seeing again. It is also the hope of soon regaining a new version of yourself, of re-emerging after multiple treatments.

You can make a difference. You can help save lives.

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