Stage 4 breast cancer with a pacemaker
Most people know someone with a pacemaker, and chances are that person will be elderly. The average age of a first pacemaker implantation in the UK is 72, but pacemakers are actually fitted in people of all ages from newborn babies to the very elderly. I was 39 when I had mine, which was needed as a complication after heart surgery to replace my aortic valve and root.
On March 22nd In Wales, the 20 page cancer delivery plan (CDP) had been replaced by a vague 3 quality statement. (QS)
The WHO recommends every nation should have a CDP and just like that Wales became the only nation in the UK without one.
MetUpUK Member Tassia discusses “Going Backwards. Cutting Corners for Breast Cancer Diagnosis”
I remember first hearing about genomics testing for cancer, about a year after my diagnosis of secondary breast cancer. I had failed on every line of treatment I’d been given, was fast running out of options, and looking for a lifeline
A new article from the OWise app kicks off with a quote from METUPUK: Today’s research is tomorrow’s treatment The OWise App gives an extensive overview of what is involved
I received an email from Fiona who is the creator of InsuranceWith and it again highlights why it is so important to be aware of secondary breast cancer. She has
Today, Wednesday 18 November 2020 , marks a sad milestone for secondary breast cancer this year. It is the day when statistics show that we’ll reach 10,000 deaths for the
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has now ended. I want to finish with some words about something that’s really bothering me and is being labelled as “prevention”. I was invited via
Today is #WearItPink Day headed by Breast Cancer Now: ‘They sat me down and gave me those three horrible words… I went into hospital on Tuesday at 9am and by
The terminology around cancer can be confusing, and no more so than for Stage IV cancer. The terms ‘secondary’, ‘advanced’ and ‘metastatic’ seem to be used fairly interchangeably, along with