Blog
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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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
Blog
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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Blog
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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Blog
February 11, 2021

Mastectomy and breast reconstruction: Your options

Surgery is one of the first treatments a breast cancer patient receives. Find out more about the different types of mastectomy and breast reconstruction.

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News
February 8, 2021

Intimacy, S** and Breast Cancer Treatment

While not always discussed in the Doctor’s office, breast cancer treatment can significantly impact on your sexual and intimate life.

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February 4, 2021

Sex, Intimacy and Breast Cancer Treatment

While not always discussed in the Doctor’s office, breast cancer treatment can significantly impact on your sexual and intimate life.

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Blog
February 2, 2021

Embracing changes in appearance from cancer: Our conversation with Look Good Feel Better

Join us for our conversation with Look Good Feel Better, and find out their top tips for managing changes in appearance from cancer

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Blog
January 28, 2021

The concept of neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer

Find out about therapy before surgery (neoadjuvant) in breast cancer. In this blog, we cover
the main aspects, its impact on surgery and long-term outcomes.

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Untangling drug terminology
Blog
January 21, 2021

Untangling monoclonal antibodies – Trastuzumab, Pertuzumab, Atezolizumab

We know that drug names can be confusing. That’s why we’re untangling drug terminology. Starting with the monoclonal antibodies (AKA the mabs).

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Natasha, OWise User
Blog
January 7, 2021

Breast cancer, taboos and the BAME community: Q&A with Natasha

This week we had the pleasure to speak with Natasha (@blackbaldnbeautiful) about breast cancer in the BAME community.

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News
December 17, 2020

The future of healthcare is through apps: A Siemens Healthineers Analysis

The team at Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has explored how digitalisation has impacted patient care. Find out how OWise can improve cancer care and how to integrate it into your hospital.

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Blog
December 10, 2020

The Power of the Written Word: Our Conversation with Sara from ‘Ticking Off Breast Cancer’

Sara Liyanage, the creator of the website and book, ‘Ticking Off Breast Cancer’, speaks to us about her work in raising people’s voices.

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Clinical trials - a doctor holding a new drig
Blog
December 3, 2020

Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer: Our A to Z Guide

Want to better understand what clinical trials are and what they mean for you? Here is OWise’s extensive guide to all things clinical trials.

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Mary Huckle
Blog
November 30, 2020

Mary Huckle speaks with us about Exercise and Cancer

Mary Huckle, a pilates instructor and personal trainer, lets us know how regular exercise can help people during their breast cancer treatment.

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Blog
November 12, 2020

Q&A with OWise User: Michaela

Michaela, an OWise User, has kindly agreed to share her experience of breast cancer treatment as well as how the OWise app has supported her.

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Blog
October 29, 2020

Secondary HR+ Breast cancer – What’ve hormones got to do with it?

Have secondary hormone receptor positive breast cancer? Find out your treatment options and the latest advances for this subtype.

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Counselling Session
Blog
October 28, 2020

‘Counselling with Cancer’ & advice for managing anxiety during COVID

Claire Francis from ‘Counselling with Cancer’ speaks to us about her practice, anxiety during the pandemic and how the OWise app can help.

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Blog
October 23, 2020

Q&A with OWise User: Michelle

Michelle was part of the user testing for the latest version of the OWise app. Read her thoughts on OWise here.

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Blog
October 22, 2020

HR+ Breast Cancer: What’ve hormones got to do with it?

Have early stage hormone receptor positive breast cancer? Check out this blog to find out what it is and how it may affect your treatment plan.

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Blog
October 1, 2020

Your Pathology Results Explained

In the first of our series ‘Breast cancer under the microscope’, better understand your pathology report.

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