Chemotherapy is a drug treatment used to disrupt the growth of cancer cells. It is natural to feel nervous if you are having your first chemotherapy session. Knowing what to expect and being prepared can help to reduce your anxiety.
In this article Professor Isaac Manyonda, Consultant Gynaecologist, looks in more detail at HRT and the risk of breast cancer.
It can be argued that 'the big C' - breast cancer - is a major determinant of whether women take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or not. Yes, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the developed world, accounting for 30% of all cancers in these women. And as we approach October, breast cancer awareness month, this fact is ever more pertinent.
Welcome to Parkside’s brand new blog, covering all things health, wellbeing and the latest news from our award-winning hospital.
In this blog, we’ll be providing fresh and original content from our world-renowned Consultants, our brilliant staff and our committed management team – all in one place on our website with a brand new design. We hope you like it.