Tag: breast cancer
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.
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.
Demystifying fear of breast 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.
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.
Your Pathology Results Explained
Your pathology results contain valuable information that will determine the type of treatment you receive. This can help you better understand your diagnosis and treatment plan. Start learning all the nitty-gritty details of a pathology report!
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.