Ongoing side affects post treatment.
Hello, My first time on here, so thank you! I was diagnosed with high grade DCIS in July 22 and had a lumpectomy in August, a further 7 days later had another surgery to clear margins. (My left breast cut just under my nipple) Followed by 4 weeks of radiation therapy. I’m interested to know if any of you lovely people have…
I don't feel like myself
Hi, I'm new to the BCNA Online Network and have spent a little time today reading through some of your posts - just wanted to say thanks as I'm finding the posts useful, in some ways a little scary, but reassuring. I'm 54, I was diagnosed with early stage DCIS in late May this year - one week after starting a new contract…
Good evening ladies...those on Letrozole or other meds that cause muscle and joint pain. What exercise have you found helps. Thank you xx
Anyone “sacked” their oncologist?
Hi there, I just heard a wonderful ABC radio podcast by Tim Baker, who has stage four prostate cancer. He’s an author. While it might seem to have nothing to do with breast cancer, I found much of what he says resonated so strongly with me. Firstly, like some women with breast cancer, he was put on hormone therapy which…
Post op - A bit lost
Hi everyone, I just had my right breast n right lymph axcillary clearance on 19 May. Now recovering at home, and just had my drain out yesterday 26 May. Ever since my 1st drain out at the hospital, I can feel as if there's fluid running down my chest sensation till current. I've have spoken to the community nurse who came…
Ask the Expert: Managing cognitive changes related to breast cancer treatments with Jo Lewis
Good afternoon everyone :) We are hosting our next Ask the Expert event on the 24th of May at 7.00pm AEST. Many people report mental fogginess, feeling vague, memory loss or concentration problems during and after treatments including chemotherapy and/or hormone-blocking therapy. These side effects are often referred to as…