BCNA hosted its second Information Forum for 2022 in Launceston, Tasmania for people living with breast cancer. There were two concurrent information sessions throughout the day - one for people with early breast cancer and one for people with metastatic breast cancer.
We heard from a number of guest speakers, including medical oncologist and supportive care physician Dr Ben Forster on the latest in treatment and care, and oncology senior social worker Dr Carrie Lethborg on managing the challenges of living with breast cancer.
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*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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