Tag: breast cancer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.