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20th October 2021

Update from University of Edinburgh’s Breast Cancer Transitional Research Group

We talked to Fiona Semple, Senior Post Doctoral Fellow, to find out more about the pioneering research project Make 2nds Count is funding with the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre. Tell us about your role at the University of Edinburgh’s Breast Cancer Translational Research Group?

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16th October 2021

Nab Paclitaxel - Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Terri Read shares her experience of Nab Paclitaxel (Abraxane) this week. When were you diagnosed with secondary breast cancer?

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14th October 2021

Supporting and Empowering Secondary Breast Cancer Patients Q & A with Make 2nds Count

Thank you to Erin & the MyTomorrow's team for taking the time to talk to Claire about our work with secondary breast cancer patients. 

Find out more about the work of MyTomorrows here 

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Twenty women currently living with secondary breast cancer captured by global award winning portrait photographer Viktorija Grigorjevaite aka Sane Seven
12th October 2021

SECONDARY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SHOULD BE A 365 DAY-A-YEAR CAMPAIGN

SECONDARY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SHOULD BE A 365 DAY-A-YEAR CAMPAIGN Vital education needed for the forgotten cancer marked on 13th October each year Woeful ignorance of secondary breast cancer requires more than just a single awareness day today (October 13) to educate the public about this forgotten form of the disease. Charity Make 2nds Count which is leading a campaign to highlight secondary breast cancer, a disease currently killing 1000 women a month in the UK, says it needs to be a year-round initiative to prevent lives being destroyed.

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10th October 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Nab Paclitaxel

We are looking at different types of chemotherapy - how you take it and possible side-effects - and then hearing from a patient about their experience. This week it’s Nab Paclitaxel.

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10th October 2021

World Mental Health Day

I had my secondary diagnosis confirmed in 2016 straight after my primary treatment ended so I went from one massive hurdle straight into another one. No real time to breathe and ‘enjoy the moment’.

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4th October 2021

IGNORANCE OF SECONDARY BREAST CANCER – A DEADLY LACK OF KNOWLEDGE  

Two-fifths of UK population are unaware of the condition killing 1,000 women and men every month Astonishingly, just under two-fifths of the adult population in the UK are ignorant about secondary breast cancer, a new survey shows. The disease killed former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding last month (Sept) yet according to a YouGov poll just three weeks later, 38% of those questioned say they don’t know what secondary breast cancer is.

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3rd October 2021

Paclitaxel: Patient Experience

As part of our series looking at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer, Angela Brant-Segarceanu shares her experience of Paclitaxel (Taxol) this week. When were you diagnosed with secondary breast cancer?

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30th September 2021

What everyone needs to know about secondary breast cancer

When there is talk about breast cancer, often sadly when someone well known passes away, it’s about primary breast cancer. The media focuses on stories of survival, remission and the well known signs and symptoms such as a lump.

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26th September 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Paclitaxel

We are looking at different types of chemotherapy - how you take it and possible side-effects - and then hearing from a patient about their experience. This week it’s Paclitaxel.

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21st September 2021

Vinorelbine: Patient Experience

This week one of our 2nds Together community talks about her experience of being on vinorelbine, also known by the brand navelbine. When were you diagnosed?

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17th September 2021

Diane: My Diagnosis Journey

On the 2nd of each month we talk about the signs and symptoms of secondary breast cancer. Diagnosing secondary breast cancer isn’t easy.

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12th September 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Vinorelbine

We are taking a look at the different types of chemotherapy drugs that can be used to treat secondary breast cancer and this week it’s Vinorelbine. What is Vinorelbine?

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5th September 2021

Docetaxel: Liz's Experience

We are taking a look at different chemotherapy treatments for secondary breast cancer and then a patient shares their experience. This week Liz Gluckman talks about Docetaxel.

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29th August 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Docetaxel

We are taking a look at the different types of chemotherapy drugs used to treat secondary breast cancer. This week it’s Docetaxel.

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