[CANCER] Fear of the known? Chemotherapy (again) #WhatCancerLooksLike #BreastCancer

Well, it's not fear of the known, more like - as Kaz says 'The fact is you must face the known this time around with a gut wrenching feeling in your stomach, before the drugs have even had the chance to do that for you. It’s not exciting and it’s not something I had planned on doing again.' *Oh, and check out #TrueCancerBodies in response to campaigns such as #BosomBuddies. I've had a lovely weekend,…

[CANCER] Event for ‘Younger Women’ with Secondaries with @BCCare #YoungerWomenTogether

When I wrote about how good the 'Younger Women Together' event for women with primary cancer (under 45) was, I never anticipated that I'd be back so soon for an event for younger women with secondaries (or metastatic cancer)! I am, however, very grateful for the fact that these events exist, because it just helps so much to be in a space with other women who are in the same situation to you. Introductions//Thyroid Scan…

[CANCER] Talking Radiotherapy Options @TheChristieNHS

After having had my zoladex at the GPs, I headed off to The Christie, ready to talk radiotherapy with Dr Misra, and whether I want to be entered into the CORE trial - I will be having radiotherapy either way, but it may be standard treatment, or stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (which seems to be used quite widely in the rest of the world, but the NHS doesn't routinely fund it). I am eligible for the trial…