BCNA hosted its first Information Forum and breakfast for 2022 in Ballarat.
At a breakfast for people living with metastatic breast cancer, we were joined by medical oncologist Belinda Yeo, who spoke about the latest in treatment and care, and clinical psychologist Dr Charlotte Tottman, who spoke about managing the emotional challenges of living with metastatic disease.
The Information Forum explored the latest treatments for early breast cancer, managing common side effects of treatment, living well during and after treatment, and coping with the emotional impact of breast cancer. We were joined again by medical oncologist Belinda Yeo and clinical psychologist Dr Charlotte Tottman and also breast care nurse Joylene Fletcher, and exercise physiologist Tracey Duggan.
Find resources created with and for those who identify as LGBTIQ+ and have been diagnosed with breast cancer, at all stages of treatment
Resources for Indigenous women diagnosed with breast cancer, including stories from other First Nations women about treatments and support
Tips to ensure people in same-sex relationships have access to the right health professionals and support following a diagnosis
Let’s be Upfront about the extra challenges and different needs of LGBTIQ+ people when diagnosed with breast cancer.
Let’s be upfront about LGBTIQ+ communities that are affected by breast cancer.
Understand the main medical terms and acronyms you may find when you are living with a breast cancer diagnosis or going through treatment
Let’s be Upfront about navigating a breast cancer diagnosis as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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