Tag: Treatment

TREATMENT OPTIONS

When I was first diagnosed with cancer in 2014, I treated my cancer as I did any other illness beforehand.  I didn't make any lifestyle changes and accepted main stream treatments ony.  I didn't actually know that there are other options. Main stream / standard treatments Chemotherapy Hormone therapy etc. based on the type of … Continue reading TREATMENT OPTIONS

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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