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.
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.
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?
On the 2nd of each month we talk about the signs and symptoms of secondary breast cancer. Diagnosing secondary breast cancer isn’t easy.
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?
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.
We are taking a look at the different types of chemotherapy drugs used to treat secondary breast cancer. This week it’s Docetaxel.
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.
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.
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.
The final blog in the Working with Cancer series from SBC patient, Lynne.
Working with cancer.
Blog 4 in a series of blogs from SBC patient, Lynne, about Working with Cancer.
Receiving a secondary and incurable diagnosis
Our next Patient Champion 'Current Treatment' blog is from Tricia.