Time for this week’s round-up of my favourite BC 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 I’ve… Continue reading
Researchers in the University of Missouri School of Health Professions have studied the lives of breast cancer patients following chemotherapy and found that their environments and available support systems help determine the quality… Continue reading
According to the results of a study conducted at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, women who are diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with chemotherapy while pregnant have better disease-free survival (survival without a cancer recurrence or a new cancer) than women who are not pregnant at the time of diagnosis. Overall survival was similar in the two groups of patients.
A new test has been developed which can predict whether a breast cancer patient will respond to chemotherapy within 24-hours of starting treatment, thus sparing her unnecessary treatment and side effects, according to… Continue reading
I caught the last few minutes of TV star and lead vocalist of the 80s pop group the Nolans, Bernie Nolan, on GMTV yesterday as she spoke about her treatment for breast cancer. Bernie revealed that,… Continue reading