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.
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.
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.
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.
Fertility and Breast Cancer
This blog covers research on the effects of breast cancer treatments on fertility and the currently available fertility preservation methods.
Secondary breast cancer: pathology, signs and diagnosis
Secondary breast cancer (also known as metastatic, stage 4 or advanced breast cancer) occurs when the cancer spreads beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body.
Trodelvy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Science and Stories
Sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy®) is used to treat certain secondary breast cancers. This blog delves into the science while looking at the real experiences of patient’s on this drug.
Enhertu for Secondary Breast Cancer: Science and Stories
Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu®) is used to treat certain secondary breast cancers. This blog delves into the science while looking at the real experiences of patient’s on this drug.
Menopause and Breast Cancer: How to Cope
Let us take you through menopause induced by breast cancer treatment and how to deal with menopausal side effects.
Breast Cancer: Signs and Diagnosis
Want to be more breast aware or would you just like to know more about breast cancer signs and diagnosis? You’ve found the right place. Let us take you through how to check your breasts, the key signs to look out for, and the process of breast cancer diagnosis.
What is HER2-low Breast Cancer?
HER2-low is a new way to characterise breast cancer. In short, many previously considered HER2-negative breast cancer patients can now be considered HER2-low. This provides a new treatment target for many secondary (metastatic, advanced) breast cancers.
Chemotherapy and breast cancer: All you need to know
Chemotherapy (often called chemo) is a common treatment for breast cancer. Here we look at how chemotherapy works, different types and what to expect. You can find useful tips to help you to manage side effects and prepare for treatment.