The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved today:
Trastuzumab deruxtecan (Enhertu) for treating HER2-positive unresectable or metastatic breast cancer in adults who have received two or more prior anti-HER2 based therapies for routine use on the NHS in Scotland.
Tucatinib (Tukysa) with trastuzumab and capecitabine for treating HER2-positive unresectable locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after two or more anti-HER2 therapies for routine use on the NHS in Scotland.
To follow on from yesterday’s post about the death of Leila, I would like to highlight some information about brain metastases and just a quick look on google provided this information.
I was totally shocked and saddened by the news that friend Leila Asoko died on 30th November.
A vibrant, intelligent, passionate, articulate, beautiful, ballsy, black woman who came on the abcd retreat in June 2021.
Hi, METUPUK member, Emma Hillier here with some exciting news.
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month I was delighted to be interviewed by Radio Bath to raise awareness of secondary Breast Cancer and the amazing work the METUP UK were doing during October
METUPUK are very proud to announce their registration with the Charity Commission, marking an important new chapter for the UK’s only metastatic breast cancer advocacy group.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone again with one day, Tuesday 13th set aside for Secondary Breast Cancer. But for those of us living with MBC, “Every day is secondary breast cancer day”.
I was diagnosed with Grade 3 primary breast cancer in my left breast in January 2016 and am now cancer free. That sounds great to me. I’m one of the
It was shocking to hear the Prime Minister dismiss the importance of cancer outcomes in such an offhand way in a TV interview this week. But at the same time, it was sadly not surprising to many of us at Met-Up UK.
I’ve followed the work of Kris Hallenga since I was first diagnosed with cancer and became aware of enthusiastic students bouncing around in giant boob costumes.
Following on from our #TrodelvyNow post last month, MetUpUk Member Phillippa has appeared in the Daily Mail, alongside other women for who this drug could mean, literally the difference between life and death.