Did you miss the Webcast: Managing long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment?
Hi all, If you missed the webcast on Tuesday night, you can now watch on-demand via the following link https://kapara.rdbk.com.au/landers/73f44c.html The webcast was well received and a topic that is relevant to many people navigating the side effects of breast. This webcast addressed common long-term side effects of…
Feeling different after cancer
Hi, Found a book on kindle that others may relate to, its called "after breast cancer" by hester hill schnipper. Lately ive felt a bit isolated and unable to describe to others around me what im feeling and how what has happened has changed me. Im finished with the worst (i hope) of the treatment but im not feeling like…
I am hoping that I can ask about this, but please delete if not. I am 18 months post treatment for hormone positive breast cancer stage 1. I had a lumpectomy followed by radiotherapy which finished in November 2019. I am no longer under the care of the radio-oncologist and see the surgeon six monthly. I am on femera from…
Do I or don’t I ?
I am 66 yes old - 3 years post lumpectomy and radiation Each review I’ve had means painful mammograms ( due to dense breasts) and ultra sounds - finishing off with a mammogram biopsy - yes at every review ! I’ve just had my third year review with the inevitable biopsy - results came back today as negative So here I am -…
To remove or not to remove..... that is the question
Hi all, I am 2 years post diagnosis. Left Mastectomy, Chemo, Radiation, Oophorectomy and taking Exemestane. I looking for advice from anyone who decided after treatment was finished instead of a reconstruction have the other breast removed for "evenness". I believe that the reconstructive surgery would be a pretty long…
Sex post breast cancer
Liz O’Riordan a British breast surgeon and herself a breast cancer survivor has written what may be helpful information on twitter today.Here is the link and hope those interested can access it and it’s useful. https://twitter.com/liz_oriordan/status/1309148050275917825?s=21
Triple Neg.. Good News
It’s been a while since I last posted last post I was going through my first round of A/C and in hospital with Neutropenia well I ended up in hospital 2 more times after that but luckily nothing to serious. July 3rd I went for my lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node removal (3 in total) all seems to have gone well although…
Feeling a bit down
Hi, it's been a while since I last posted. I was first diagnosed in Jan 2018, had a lumpectomy followed by 12 rounds of chemo followed by 25 rounds of radiation. I was pushed into menopause and then last year had a double mastectomy. All of this I think I managed relevantly well but just lately I have been struggling with…
Recommendations Medical Oncologists Sydney?
Hi All I am on the search for a medical oncologist in Sydney to review my continued treatment post surgery and RT. Ideally I am hoping to find someone who is empathetic, patient and doesn’t mind being asked a lot of questions. I would love to hear from anyone who is happy to recommend based on their, or someone they…