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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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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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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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22nd August 2021

Capecitabine: Amanda‘s Experience

We’re taking a look at different chemotherapy treatments for patients with secondary breast cancer. Last week we covered Capecitabine and one of the community, Amanda Verrecchia, now talks about her experience of the treatment.

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15th August 2021

Types of Chemotherapy for Secondary Breast Cancer: Capecitabine

What is Capecitabine Capecitabine, also called Xeloda, is a chemotherapy drug used to treat a number of different cancers including secondary breast cancer. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

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7th August 2021

What Is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment where medicine is used to kill cancer cells. There are many different types of chemotherapy medicine, but they all work in a similar way.

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1st July 2021

Working with Cancer #iamstillme

The final blog in the Working with Cancer series from SBC patient, Lynne. 

Working with cancer. 

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