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Breast Cancer Recurrence Prevention - An Illustrative Tutorial - Oster Oncology
A very interesting tutorial on reducing the chances of recurrence thru the use of surgery, chemo, Rads, Tabs and natural 'evidence based' factors such as sleep, diet & vitamins .. (I am a bit concerned that it indicates a 30% chance of recurrence if no other treatment is undertaken, which of course was the decision made by…
I made it to the 5 year mark. Please help me avoid my period!
Hello all you amazing ladies, (Long one, will summarise quickly - Need help with shutting off my period safely somehow.) I was here ages ago when I was still very much in the deep end of treatment and recovery. I've been through a billion different stages of psychological/physical/emotional/traumatic evolution since then,…
I'm still here
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One Year since the diagnosis feeling strong and well
Hi, today it is exactly one year since my bc diagnosis and I am a little reflective. What a ride it had been. I still remember clearly the phone call and shock, terror, nervousness, sadness etc with that news. What took place after that news was a roller-coaster ride of treatments with physical and mental and emotional…
Bouncing forward - can we do this?
There is this expectation that after treatment, we will bounce back and be our old selves again. Of course, anyone who has been affected by cancer or knows someone who has been affected, realises it's not that easy. There is a lot of emphasis on learning to accept the "new me". Tiffiny Hall, personal trainer, ex-Biggest…
Hope and cancerversary
It’s my 2 year cancerversary today 🎉. I’m in a really good place within myself, without comparison to how I felt right after my diagnosis, and even before it. I guess I hope I continue to work on myself, so I can be content with life as it is, with reduced stress, and cancer free 🤞🍀💟. I have mostly moved on, but choose to…
Second mammogram post diagnosis year 2
Hi everyone, Yesterday I went for my 2nd mammogram and ultrasound post treatment. I did cry this year or feel that horrible scan anxiety. Horaay! Last year I was a complete mess and had tears flowing as I had my first ultrasound post treatment. This year I was a little nervous but ok. My husband patiently waited for me…
I’m over a year out of mastectomy, and 6 months since corrective surgery on the dog ear I ended up with. I’m in regional WA, and looking for recommendations for a tattoo artist who has worked on scar sites. I know I will have to travel to Perth or maybe further. Has anyone in WA had a tattoo over their mastectomy site and…
Dark Humour is good for your health...
I joke around when I'm going through hard times, its just the person I am. I have a dark and quirky sense of humour that can leave some people perplexed, but for me, its an important way of coping. Scientific studies have shown the value of humour in hard times and I have given links to a few of them. If you feel like a…