Lucy Jane Nash
6th August 2022

SBC & My Treatment (Lucy-Jane)

Has your treatment line changed since you completed SBC & Me last year? Yes How many changes to treatment have you had?

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6th August 2022

Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen Tamoxifen is a hormone therapy for breast cancer in both women and men. It lowers the risk of early breast cancer coming back (recurring) after surgery or developing in the other breast.

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HWYD Vanda McKeeman
2nd August 2022

How Were You Diagnosed?

When were you diagnosed with secondary breast cancer? I was diagnosed back in July 2012.

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Trastuzumab Emtansine
31st July 2022

What is Trastuzumab Emtansine

What is Trastuzumab Emtansine Trastuzumab emtansine is a type of targeted cancer drug. It is also known by its brand name Kadcyla and TDM1.

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28th July 2022

SBC & Me - My Treatment

Gill Cory continues her 'SBC & Me' story.

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Everolimus
24th July 2022

What is Everolimus

What is Everolimus Everolimus is a targeted cancer drug that blocks cancer growth. You might have everolimus if you have advanced breast cancer that is hormone receptor positive.

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Rachel Stewart
23rd July 2022

SBC & ME - My Treatment

Rachel Stewart continues her 'SBC & Me' story.

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17th July 2022

What is Pertuzamab

What is Pertuzamab Pertuzumab is a targeted cancer drug and is also known by its brand name Perjeta. What is it?It is a treatment for breast cancer.

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10th July 2022

Trastuzamab

Trastuzumab is a targeted cancer drug also known as Herceptin. It is a treatment for early and advanced breast cancer, advanced stomach cancer and cancer of where the food pipe joins your stomach.

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Ribociclib
3rd July 2022

Ribociclib

This week's blog is about Ribociclib in the treatment of secondary breast cancer. 

What has your experience of Ribociclib been?

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2nd July 2022

How Were You Diagnosed?

When were you diagnosed with secondary breast cancer? I was diagnosed with SBC on 16th March 2020.

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Palbociclib
26th June 2022

Palbociclib

This week’s blog is about Palbociclib in the treatment of Secondary Breast Cancer.

What has your experience of Palbociclib been?

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Steroids for Secondary Breast Cancer
19th June 2022

Steroids for Secondary Breast Cancer

You may have steroids as part of your treatment or to control symptoms and help you to feel better. Steroids may be given: with certain chemotherapy drugs to prevent an allergic reaction or to reduce sickness to reduce swelling and control pain when there is a secondary cancer in the liver to reduce pressure and relieve headaches and sickness when there is a secondary cancer in the brain.

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5th June 2022

Thermal Ablation

Thermal ablation is used to treat different types of cancer. It uses extreme temperatures (thermal) to destroy (ablate) cancer cells.

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HWYD Blog Heidi Keeling
2nd June 2022

How Were You Diagnosed?

When were you diagnosed with secondary breast cancer? I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in May 2021 What type do you have?

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