In the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Palestinian women with breast cancer face many challenges to accessing continuous and effective medical care.

In Gaza dwindling medical supplies – including of chemotherapy drugs – and restrictions on the exit of patients to specialised hospitals in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, detrimentally affect the treatment available to Palestinian women affected by the disease.

Below you can read accounts of Palestinian women affected by breast cancer and the many difficulties they face accessing care: