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Breast Cancer - It's Not All About The Oestrogen
18 July 2019
When someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, they undergo a biopsy during which 3 receptivity markers are tested: ER (oestrogen), PR (progesterone) and HER2 (human epidermal growth factor). Eac...
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Prostate Cancer
27 June 2019
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men. Presenting symptoms of prostate cancer: Some men have no symptoms at all this is called 'Asymptomatic presentation'. ...
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Acupuncture for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
24 May 2019
Peripheral Neuropathy is a common side-effect of some types of chemotherapy: especially the taxanes (paclitaxel and docetaxel), the platins (cisplatin, carboplatin) and vinca alkaloids (vincrist...
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Exercise Physiology for Patients with Cancer
14 May 2019
  Should patients with cancer exercise? Historically patients with cancer were advised to rest, however these days we know better! Physical activity and targeted exercise are benefi...
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Mindfulness Meditation for Patients with Cancer
10 May 2019
  Meditation is no longer associated with highly spiritual people sitting cross legged under a tree. It is becoming increasingly popular even with us common folk, and is proving to be v...
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Cancer at 22
3 May 2019
Twenty-two is such a strange age to endure a life threatening disease. I was almost twenty-three years old, and from down the other end of the phone, from a doctor who was almost not going t...

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Breast Cancer - It's Not All About The Oestrogen

Posted by Tanya Wells on 18 July 2019
When someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, they undergo a biopsy during which 3 receptivity markers are tested:...

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