For many women, one of the most distressing side effects of chemotherapy can be hair loss, but more and more women are now turning to revolutionary new cold caps in a bid to retain their locks. Cold caps involve women
Memory issues after cancer may not be due to chemo Research has suggested some women experience mental haziness, dubbed “chemo brain,” during and soon after chemotherapy treatment. And one recent study found evidence of changes in the activity of certain
I’m not sick; I just have side effects – A young women’s story According to the little name tag barcode thing the hospital puts on you, I was 35 and 2 months at the time of my breast cancer diagnosis.
“Breast cancer patients that say they have people with whom they have a good time, or have “positive social interactions with”, are better able to deal with pain and other symptoms, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published in Breast
Wayne Douglas talks with Sue Winters of the Breast Cancer Trust, about the impact of breast cancer, and the need for community support for those affected. Watch the news article
The second annual Holistic Cancer Congress (HCC), took place in Penrose, Auckland on March 16-17. A range of local and international speakers addressed topics such as Options to improve results with orthodox medical treatments How diet may influence the development
Rotorua Mayoress Sue Winters went completely numb when a malignant lump was found in her breast. Her husband, Mayor Kevin Winters, was in the throes of a mayoral campaign at the time and thoughts of her mum, Maureen, and their
Former New South Wales Premier Nick Greiner’s “brave” revelation that he has undergone a mastectomy will help to break down the stigma around male breast cancer, the National Breast Cancer Foundation says. Greiner, who was Premier from 1988 to 1992,