Blog
July 15, 2021

How to deal with tamoxifen side effects

In this blog we explain how tamoxifen works, common side effects and management strategies to help deal with these.

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July 8, 2021

Hot flushes: What causes them and how to manage them

Are you experiencing hot flushes? This blog explores what causes them and tips to help you manage them.

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July 1, 2021

Tamoxifen vs. Aromatase Inhibitors – How do they work?

Both tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors are hormonal therapies used in the treatment of oestrogen positive breast cancers to stop tumour growth and recurrence.

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June 24, 2021

Fertility and Breast Cancer

This blog covers research on the effects of breast cancer treatments on fertility and the currently available fertility preservation methods.

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DNA strand
Blog
June 10, 2021

BRCA: the inherited risk of breast cancer

BRCA is one of the most well-known genes influencing the risk of cancer. Explore exactly what it is, the associated risk of breast cancer, and treatments in development to target these genes.

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Blog
June 4, 2021

Spotlight: The Nipple Innovation Project

In this blog, we shine a spotlight on the incredible work of the UK’s first cancer tattoo charity: The Nipple Innovation Project.

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Blog
May 27, 2021

Self Advocacy and Breast Cancer

Self advocacy and being an active participant in your health care team is a process. Useful approaches may vary between individuals.
This blog aims to help those who wish to further participate and have a more active role in their own care but feel unsure how to begin.

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Blog
May 13, 2021

Aromatase Inhibitors and Joint Pain: Causes and Ways of Managing

Joint pain is common amongst breast cancer patients using aromatase inhibitors. Learn more about the various ways of managing this symptom.

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Blog
May 6, 2021

Tamoxifen: what you should and shouldn’t avoid

Tamoxifen is one of the widely prescribed breast cancer treatments for premenopausal women.But, did you know that the effectiveness of this drug can be boosted or compromised based on everyday foods and drinks?

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Blog
April 29, 2021

Treatment options for Secondary Triple Negative Breast Cancer

“I want to be defined by what I am, not by what I am not” – Dr. Steven Isakoff. In the fourth blog of our partnership with Make2ndsCount, we explore the the science behind Triple Negative secondary Breast Cancer  (TNBC), as well as current and future treatments available.

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Urogenital Problems
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April 22, 2021

Urogenital Problems and Breast Cancer Treatment

While not always discussed in the doctor’s office, breast cancer treatment can have an effect on the genital and urinary areas.

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April 16, 2021

Living with HER2+ Secondary Breast Cancer: Diane Lavin’s Experience

In our third blog with Make2ndsCount, we’ll be looking in depth at current and future treatments for HER2 secondary breast cancer patients.

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Moving forward after active cancer treatment
Blog
April 15, 2021

Moving forward after active treatment

Coming to the end of your active treatment period for breast cancer? This blog explores how to manage the new changes during this time.

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Hair loss and Cancer Treatment
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April 8, 2021

Hair Loss & Cancer Treatment – Why does it happen and what can I do about it?

In partnership with HeadWrappers this blog looks at cancer treatment related hair loss and management techniques.

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April 1, 2021

HER2 Secondary Breast Cancer: All of the treatments explained (with Make2ndsCount)

In our third blog with Make2ndsCount, we’ll be looking in depth at current and future treatments for HER2 secondary breast cancer patients.

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Blog
March 25, 2021

What is Chemo-brain and what can I do about it?

Find out about possible causes and treatment options for the cancer side effect commonly referred to as chemo brain.

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News
March 25, 2021

Ground-breaking OWise mobile app for prostate cancer patients launched in the UK today

The OWise app has been co-designed with prostate cancer patients to support them with their treatment and life after diagnosis.

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March 19, 2021

Tumour gene tests: What are they and why should you know about them?

Genomic tests have changed how cancer is treated. In this blog we explain the objective and the different types of genomic tests available.

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March 18, 2021

Living with HR+ Secondary Breast Cancer: Jacqui Crewe’s Story

In this blog we want to share with you the experience from Jacqui Crewe, a secondary patient with HR+, HER- breast cancer.

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Blog
March 11, 2021

Lymphoedema and Cording: The science behind them

Lymphoedema & cording are both commonly overlooked breast cancer treatment side effects. Learn more about how they can affect the body in this blog!

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Blog
March 4, 2021

All about secondary HR+ breast cancer (with Make2ndsCount)

In the first blog of our series in partnership with Make2ndsCount, we explore hormone receptor positive secondary breast cancer. Find out all the treatment options and the latest advances for this type of cancer.

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Mastectomy Cast
Blog
February 25, 2021

Carrying your Scars: Managing Life Post-Surgery

In the final part of our surgery miniseries, we look at the long-term effects of life post-surgery, including mental and physical wellbeing.

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OWise and Make 2nds Count Partnership Blog Series
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February 25, 2021

Secondary Breast Cancer: Blog Series with Make 2nds Count

We have partnered up with the charity Make 2nds Count to launch an innovative six-part blog series. Every second Thursday we will look at the different types of secondary breast cancer and treatments available. We will also be hearing from patients about their own experiences.

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February 18, 2021

Lumpectomy and radiotherapy: All you need to know

Find out everything about lumpectomy and radiotherapy, as well as some results from recent clinical trials, and useful tips for you to manage common side effects caused by these treatments.

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