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posted by Sunnyshe
09 June 2023


Last reply: 14 June 2023 23:52
Hi, I'm currently on hormone treatment for estrogen positive breast cancer, I am post surgery and radiotherapy treatment, I will be meeting with my Oncologist and surgeon as part of my follow-up care, I never seem to know what to ask, and I'm wondering if anyone could suggest what information I may need to ask about going forward? I know my follow on care will be an annual mammogram, but is there any other follow-up care I should be having that I may need to request? Any advice would be very much appreciated.
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posted by Dotniff
07 June 2023

Chemo delays Cork

Last reply: 08 June 2023 14:49
Hi. Has anyone else here had their chemo (adjuvant in my case) delayed in CUH? Or have you had the same experience? Mine has been put back from starting next week until July 25th. I am already 8 weeks post surgery. Thanks.
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posted by mtcmolloy
29 May 2023

Event: Art Exhibition fundraiser for the Cancer society of ireland

Last reply: 29 May 2023 10:57
A week-long art exhibition is being held in Finavarra, Co. Clare this weekend to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The event will be opened on Saturday at 6pm by RTE's Katie Hannon.
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posted by joe52
03 April 2023

Blindness after cancer

Last reply: 12 April 2023 14:26
Good Afternoon. My partner was diagnosed with non Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2020. Since then she has recovered well from the treatment she was given but now she has lost her eyesight in both eyes since July 2022. Has anyone experienced this or know of anyone who has experienced this after cancer. Both her Neurologist and Opthalmic consultants do not know why she has lost her eyesight and so we so not know who to turn too next for help. They say she extraordinary case and that they have not seen this before. Can anyone help on this matter??? Any help or advice would be greatly accepted.
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posted by misty24
21 February 2023

Breast Lump

Last reply: 02 March 2023 10:32
Hi I found a hard painless lump in my breast last Friday the doctor sent referral letter to saint james hospital. I'm 45 years of age. How long are the waiting list at the moment please
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posted by alrorek
18 January 2023

Recurrence of breast cancer

Last reply: 26 January 2023 09:38
Periods of time (how ironic as I always been irregular) It’s nearly a year after 1st diagnosis, 9 months after lumpectomy, finished 4 weeks of radio 5 months ago and now going through a follow up ultrasound because I’m afraid (it) has come back🥺
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posted by Sunshine23
28 September 2022

RCHOP Chemo and Radiotherapy

Last reply: 12 October 2022 15:57
Hi there - recently diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and will be starting RChop chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy. I am dreading it all. What can I expect? Tips to help make the process a bit easier? Anyone been through this and can tell me what to expect? Thanks.
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posted by SiobhanD
10 October 2022

Diep Flap reconstruction

Has anybody had this type of reconstruction I am considering it and would love the opportunity to hear from somebody who has gone through the surgery
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posted by Nol
21 September 2022

Areola Restotation

Last reply: 02 October 2022 21:38
Hi. I have recently had a double mastectomy with immediate implant reconstruction. I do not now have any nipples. Is there anyone who can offer advice or recommendations on a tattoo artist in Ireland regarding getting areola restoration done. I'm aware I have to wait 12 months following surgery. Thank You.
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posted by Babyboo
07 August 2022

Implant/lipofilling after LD flap

Last reply: 23 August 2022 20:26
Hey there, I had mastectomy and LD flap surgery last summer. The reconstructed breast is still smaller and I would like a bit more symmetry. Any advice on lipofilling /+ small implant- side effects of surgery etc, Any recommendations for nipple tattoo also? I have 2 toddlers so easy recovery would be ideal. Thanks
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