Blog
September 24, 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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September 2, 2021

5 Facts You May Not Know About Breast Cancer

From its first record to the discovery of its common treatments, uncover more about breast cancer.

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August 26, 2021

Triple Negative and Me: TNBC and its treatments

If you have Triple Negative breast cancer, find out exactly what triple negative is and how it can affect your treatment plan.

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August 19, 2021

It’s All About HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

If you have HER2-positive breast cancer, this is the blog for you! Find out exactly what HER2 is and how it may affect your treatment plan.

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Fear of recurrence
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August 12, 2021

Demystifying fear of cancer recurrence

Fear of cancer recurrence is one of the most common psychosocial effects of cancer. Find out what it is and how to manage it.

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August 5, 2021

Choosing To Go Flat Instead of Breast Reconstruction

In this blog, the Breast Advocate® team discuss the process of choosing to go flat after breast cancer surgery.

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Bisphosphonates and breast cancer: What they are, how they work and the importance of dental care
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July 29, 2021

Bisphosphonates and breast cancer: What they are, how they work and the importance of dental care

Bisphosphonates are commonly prescribed to people with breast cancer to treat bone loss. This blog discusses their side effects and useful management tips.

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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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June 17, 2021

Hormone therapy resistance: What you should know

Find out what hormone therapy resistance means, how it happens, and how it may affect you and your treatment plan.

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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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News
March 25, 2021

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

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

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