Tag: Treatment

February 2018 updates

In December 2017 I was referred from the Royal Free Hospital to the Royal Marsden for a possible trial. This process is now finally complete (2 months later) and I now have some clarity as to what the next steps are. I was on TDM1 (Kadcyla) for 6 months (June 17 – December 17). Did … Continue reading February 2018 updates

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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

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