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Advice from Professor Fran Boyle AM

Advice from a medical oncologist

Professor Fran Boyle is a medical oncologist with more than 20 years’ experience caring for women with metastatic breast cancer. In this series of five videos, she provides important insights into goals of treatment today and strategies to cope with its ongoing demands.

Treatment of metastatic breast cancer – current approaches and new developments

In this introductory video, Professor Fran Boyle discusses the advances in current treatment approaches to metastatic breast cancer that are changing outcomes for many women today.

 

Communicating well with your medical oncologist

In this video, Professor Fran Boyle provides useful tips to ensure your information needs are met.

 

Managing scan anxiety

Professor Fran Boyle discusses effective strategies to reduce anxiety associated with tests and their implications.

 

Planning well for upcoming tests and their results

In this video, Professor Fran Boyle provides tips to help you plan well for tests and follow-up appointments with your medical oncologist to reduce fear and anxiety.

 

Other ways to manage anxiety

In this video, Professor Fran Boyle discusses a number of ways to manage anxiety, and the professional support available for you and your family.

 

Connect with others who understand

It can be difficult to find someone to talk to about what it is like to live with metastatic breast cancer. If you would like to share your thoughts and feelings with others in a similar situation to you, or to let us know what you think of  these videos, join the conversation on the online network, located here