Tag: Chemotherapy

October 2017 updates

… following on from my last update in June 2017. I started on the new chemo / targeted therapy regime – Kadcyla – 4 months ago. It is administered intravenously, once every 3 weeks. I am tolerating it well, only feel somewhat under the weather and a little weaker for a few days after the … Continue reading October 2017 updates


Diagnosis and treatment – 2017

I celebrated my 50th birthday in the summer of 2016. Going back to work after the summer I started feeling poorly and developed a chronic cough. In December 2016 I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.  A year after completing the Herceptin treatment, my cancer has spread to the lymph nodes, the liver and the lungs. … Continue reading Diagnosis and treatment – 2017

My first diagnosis and treatment – 2014/15

In April 2014, at the age of 47 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had a scar on my breast that wasn't healing and I finally decided to visit the doctor.  I was examined but the doctor didn't feel any lumps (nor did I). However, as a routine procedure, I was referred to the … Continue reading My first diagnosis and treatment – 2014/15