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Are you worried about a loved one and their experience of the menopause?
Watching your loved one going through the menopause is not easy, but your support and views on their experience can often encourage a woman to seek help. Not only is Dr Katie Barber a practising GP with a special interest in women’s health and menopause, but she also runs her own private menopause company. Speaking to menopausal women on a daily basis, she often finds that … Continued
Breast health 2021
How trials are making breast cancer radiotherapy smarter and kinder
Researchers have developed and tested new radiotherapy treatment regimens, treating women with breast cancer with fewer daily doses of radiation, whilst minimising side effects and the burden on patients. Around 63% of patients diagnosed with breast cancer in England receive radiotherapy as part of their primary curative cancer treatment.  The total dose of radiotherapy given … Continued
Breast health 2021
Why are there fewer women of colour surviving breast cancer?
Whilst breast cancer is one of the most common cancers, women of colour have disproportionately poorer outcomes. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers and affects one in seven women in their lifetimes. Breast cancer screening and awareness education, along with better treatment, means that 76% of women diagnosed in the UK will … Continued