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8th May 2021

Patient Experience: Aesthetic Flat Closure

What was your experience of the period just prior to your lumpectomy? Was everything explained to you about the type of procedure, options available and what to expect from recovery?

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6th May 2021

What is an Aesthetic Flat Closure?

Aesthetic flat closure after mastectomy is contouring of the chest wall after mastectomy without traditional breast reconstruction. Aesthetic flat closure is the surgical work required to produce a smooth flat chest wall contour after the removal of one or both breasts.

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2nd May 2021

My SBC Journey - Shirene

This week's SBC & Me story comes from Shirene.  

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30th April 2021

Patient Experience: Lumpectomy

What was your experience of the period just prior to your lumpectomy? Was everything explained to you about the type of procedure, options available and what to expect from recovery?

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30th April 2021

Karen Henderson Legacy Fund

Karen Henderson Legacy Fund and ‘The 500 mile challenge’ launch in aid of Make 2nds Count The Karen Henderson Legacy Fund and the first fundraising challenge, in aid of Make 2nds Count, will be officially launching on 2 May at The Restoration Yard. The event will be hosted by one of Karen’s favourite entertainers, Grant Stott, and will bring together family and friends in a small celebration of Karen’s life.

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29th April 2021

Treatment options for Secondary Triple Negative Breast Cancer

In the fourth blog of our partnership with Make2ndsCount, we want to share reliable information surrounding the science behind Triple Negative secondary Breast Cancer (TNBC), as well as current and future treatments available. Nearly a third of people diagnosed with earlier stages of breast cancer will develop advanced disease1,2.

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What Is A Lumpectomy
28th April 2021

What Is A Lumpectomy?

Breast conserving surgery is treatment to remove an area of cancer from the breast. This type of surgery is also called a wide local excision or lumpectomy.

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25th April 2021

My SBC Journey - Jane

This week's SBC & Me blog is shared by Jane O'Neill. 

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25th April 2021

Scanxiety

Hi, my name is Fiona Gray, I am a 59 year old music teacher living in the Scottish Borders. I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 and then secondary breast cancer in the bowel in 2017.

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23rd April 2021

Patient Experience: Oophorectomy

What was your experience of the period just prior to your oophorectomy? Was everything explained to you about the type of procedure, options available and what to expect from recovery?

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19th April 2021

What is an Oophorectomy?

An Oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of your ovaries. Your ovaries sit on each side of the uterus in your pelvis.

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18th April 2021

My SBC Journey - Kathryn

This week's SBC & Me blog is shared by Kathryn Jurgens.

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16th April 2021

Patient Experience: Breast Reconstruction

Victoria What was your experience of the period just prior to your reconstruction? Was everything explained to you about the type of procedure, options available and what to expect from recovery?

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15th April 2021

HER2+ Secondary Breast Cancer

The next patient blog in the OWise & Make 2nds Count collaboration comes from Diane Lavin and she shares her HER2+ Secondary Breast Cancer story. 

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13th April 2021

What Is Breast Reconstruction?

Breast reconstruction is surgery to make a new breast after removal of the breast or part of the breast. The aim is to make a breast of similar size and shape to your original breast.

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