Tag Archives: Breast

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Implants after breast cancer risks sparking fresh disease

At a recent medical conference a colleague asked me what I thought of breast implants. The reason for her question it turned out is that she had breast ­cancer and is thinking about having breast reconstruction. Should she have a breast implant as part of that? In the light of recent findings my answer was… Read More »

Halaven maker Eisai launches metastatic breast cancer story-sharing campaign

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) can make patients feel isolated, and that’s the feeling Eisai is working to combat with its latest awareness campaign. The Japanese drugmaker has rolled out an initiative dubbed “FurtherMore,” which highlights the real-life stories of advanced breast cancer patients and “celebrates what can be achieved when they get the support they… Read More »

Pregnant with breast cancer: One woman's incredible story

It was September 2007 when 37-year-old Stephanie Hosford discovered a chickpea-sized lump. (iStock) She didn’t know it yet, but finding a lump in her breast was just the first in a series of life-altering events. It was September 2007 when 37-year-old Stephanie Hosford discovered that chickpea-sized lump. At the time, she and her husband, Grant,… Read More »

Stop Marginalising Men With Breast Cancer

Kerry Quincey, De Montfort University Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and the leading cancer in women worldwide. Approximately 150 cases are diagnosed in the UK every day – that’s one every 10 minutes. Breast cancer does not discriminate. The illness is undeterred by age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexuality, or even… Read More »