Tag Archive: breast cancer

Weekly Round-Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Friday Round-Up

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Welcome to the first round-up of a New Year. So what has the blogosphere been writing about this past week? Philippa from Feisty Blue Gecko has been writing about that fear of recurrence… Continue reading

The Yoga Mat – Its Place in my Cancer Care

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I had been hearing wonderful things from a friend about her yoga teacher, and when she told me that Sighle had been recently diagnosed with breast cancer, I got in touch and asked her if you… Continue reading

The Well Trodden Path

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UPDATE: The following post was written by Rachel Moro Cheetham, a beloved member of the breast cancer blogging community. It is with great sadness that I update this with the news that Rachel… Continue reading

Understanding a sentinel lymph node biopsy

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When breast cancer spreads, it often appears first in the sentinel node–the first node to which the tumor drains. I had a full axillary clearance when diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 – no… Continue reading

MRI screening for women with history of breast cancer

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Women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North… Continue reading

Cough medicine may help identify how tamoxifen is metabolised

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Cough medicine could be used as way of predicting how well individual patients metabolise tamoxifen used in the treatment of their breast cancer, according to new research. The findings suggest that it could… Continue reading

Interview on The Jasmine Show

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On Monday, I had the pleasure of being interviewed on The Jasmine Show on Dublin South FM. The topic was surviving breast cancer with an emphasis on what survivors need emotionally and holistically.… Continue reading

De-Stress 4 Life

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De-Stress 4 Life Magazine is the in-house magazine of Stress Solutions 4 Life and is published quarterly.  The magazine was created to bring advice, hints and tips to anyone seeking to reduce the stress in their lives… Continue reading

Guest Blog Post “Inspired”

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In 2008 I lost my mother to breast cancer. I didn’t know how to be a daughter without a mother. I looked for resources and stories like mine, but I couldn’t find many… Continue reading