World Cancer Day 2019

4 February 2019

I was diagnosed with a 60 mm invasive lobular tumour in my left breast (estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 [HER2] negative) without lymph node involvement in June 2015. Fortunately, I found the lump myself (in between mammograms) and was able to get it detected quickly. Continue reading

Patient engagement in 2018

21 January 2019

The contemporary era of healthcare has seen changes in the role of the patient. It used to be that patients were perceived as passive receivers of healthcare, but this has altered; the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals are increasingly giving patients a voice and a role in decisions about their healthcare. Continue reading