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.
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 side effect.
Tamoxifen vs. Aromatase Inhibitors – How do they work?
Both tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors are hormonal therapies used in the treatment of estrogen positive breast cancers to stop tumor growth and recurrence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lymphedema and Cording: The science behind them
Lymphedema & cording are both commonly overlooked breast cancer treatment side effects. Learn more about how they can affect the body in this blog!
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.
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.