Breast cancer in the South Asian community is a topic that doesn’t get talked about openly. My guest on today’s show, Iyna Butt, knows all about this. You see, Iyna is a British South Asian woman, and when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she soon realised that cancer in general, let alone breast cancer […]
How does yoga help with breast cancer recovery? We all know that exercise and movement are not only good for our health, it also has a positive impact on the outcome of breast cancer treatment. Many of you may already practice yoga, and no doubt you already know about the various benefits it brings. But,
So, it is perhaps true to say that quite a few of us are not wearing the best-fitting bras. We just pick a few off the pegs, try them on, and leave the store with a smile knowing that we have got a few bras that fit and will provide the best support. The reality
Life is predictably unpredictable. Things happen randomly, unexpectedly, and out of our control. A breast cancer diagnosis for example is such a life event. Similarly, after breast cancer treatment has finished, you can’t predict how you recover. You may find changes to the breast, or experience certain symptoms that you are not particularly sure of.
The one thing patients who have had treatment for breast cancer fear the most is that the cancer may come back. This is also known as cancer recurrence. In this solo episode, I talk about all things related to recurrence, what to look out for, the possible signs and symptoms and the possible treatment options.
Today my guest is Dr Bob Octovianus. Bob is a breast surgeon based in Indonesia who is doing incredible work for those affected by breast cancer in his city, Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia. For those who may not know, Indonesia is one of the most populated countries in the world, with about
As a breast surgeon, operating is part of what I do. But, if you have never had the need to have surgery (and I hope you keep it that way), you may wonder what happens inside an operating theatre? How does the day run? Who makes sure that all the equipment is ready? How are
We live in a digital age and more and more of us are downloading health apps in order to boost and improve our health and wellbeing. But, how can digital health apps help us in our health journeys? Specifically, can an app be useful if you have been diagnosed and undergone treatment for breast cancer?
S2 Ep32: How can functional and integrative medicine help me through a cancer diagnosis? – Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel
What is functional and integrative medicine? How can it impact disease prevention and help people beyond a cancer treatment? Today’s podcast guest is Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel who is an expert in functional and integrative medicine. For those who are not familiar with this field, functional medicine is an area where practitioners attempt to identify and
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial. But, what is a clinical trial? Am I eligible to participate? What are the benefits? What does it involve? Do I have to pay? These are some of the questions we discuss in this week’s episode with Danielle