It is an unfortunate fact that most people know someone affected by breast cancer and whilst there is still no cure, an explosion of new drugs in this area has made it a much more treatable disease, with longer life expectancy than ever before. However, with so many drugs now available it can be difficult for patients to choose the right treatment option for them. In the following collection of videos, Professor Rob Coleman explains the treatments available for women with advanced breast cancer as well as the option of taking part in a clinical trial. Also in this section, listen to real life testimony from women on how they survived breast cancer and new developments on the horizon which could hold the key to a breast cancer cure.
Clinical trials are essential for improving the treatment of advanced breast cancer. There can be many benefits to taking part in a clinical trial as Professor of Medical Oncology, Rob Coleman explains in this video.
There are many treatments available to improve quality of life and prolong survival in Advanced Breast Cancer. It is up to the individual and her doctor what type of treatment to choose as different drugs have different side effects. To understand the treatments available and which one is best for you watch this video now.
Susan, who has been living with breast cancer for over 12 years describes how she copes with the ups and downs of her condition. She has been through multiple treatments for her breast cancer and is still fighting – and enjoying life with her husband.
Breast cancer patients who receive chemotherapy may have monotherapy or combination therapy. In this video with a healthcare professional we look at the different breast cancer treatments and answer the common question: what is chemotherapy?
Metastasis describes the movement of cancer from its primary location to another part of the body. In our short video interview with a healthcare professional we examine breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer.
Learning that your breast cancer has metastasised and incurable is a tough process. In our interview with a healthcare professional we examine metastatic cancer and prognosis.
Patients with advanced cancer sometimes take part in clinical trials of new cancer drugs. In this video interview with a healthcare professional we examine clinical trials and their benefits.
The terms used by medical researchers can be confusing. In the short video interview with a healthcare professional, we explain the jargon that surrounds clinical trials.
Some types of breast cancer are hormone-sensitive and can respond well to hormone-suppression treatment. Learn more from our video interview with a healthcare professional.
In this video interview with a patient living with breast cancer she discusses the importance of learning about her cancer, the available treatments and other important breast cancer facts.
Advanced breast cancer, also called metastatic breast cancer occurs when the cancer has spread beyond the breast and lymph nodes. In this video Melanie shows how she is continuing to enjoy life during her treatment.
Watch our video to learn about advice and support given by The Haven to breast cancer patients whose cancer has returned.
The Haven is a cancer charity that helps support breast cancer patients. In some cases breast cancer can return and requires further treatment. Watch our short video to learn more.
Breast cancer can affect men and women. Learning to cope with breast cancer is difficult for men who are often ill equipped and ill-informed regarding the disease.
Watch our video on male breast cancer, a disease often thought of as only affecting women. In our short film we examine medical procedures for men.
Breast cancer can affect men as well as women. In this video we discuss treatment for men with breast cancer.
What increases the risk of developing male breast cancer and can it be treated using hormone therapy? Watch our video to learn more.
The Haven is a breast cancer charity that supports patients providing support and information. Learn about male breast cancer and the support and information available.
In this video interview, Jan Dell, Breast Care Nurse Specialist at The Haven, discusses important issues concerning breast cancer.
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