Tag Archive: lymph nodes

The doctor who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer

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In the very same week last month that saw Farrah Fawcett lose her battle with cancer, the death also occurred of the incredible Dr Jerri Nielsen Fitzgerald, who diagnosed and treated her own breast… Continue reading

DJ Sonique has breast cancer

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British singer-turned DJ, Sonique,  who underwent surgery to remove a lump from her breast  on Monday has now been told that her breast cancer has spread. Born Sonia Clarke, the former S’Express vocalist, who… Continue reading

Lymphdoema

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In older breast cancer survivors, the number of lymph nodes removed during surgery and the presence of cancer in the lymph nodes were the two factors most directly linked to the development of… Continue reading

Diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer

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A summary of “Diagnosis and treatment of early breast cancer, including locally advanced disease—summary of NICE guidance” appears in a recent edition of the British Medical Journal (BMJ).       This is… Continue reading

New guide for women with early breast cancer

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A new guide for women with early breast cancer has just been published in Australia by the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC). Early breast cancer is cancer that is contained in… Continue reading