Chemotherapy

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Will Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle?

Does Chemotherapy Affect My Menstrual Cycle? Women who have undergone chemotherapy treatment have often experienced interruptions in their menstrual cycle. This has left patients wondering if chemotherapy treatment is the cause of their unusual cycle pattern. Concerned women have asked, “Is my irregular menstrual cycle normal? Is this caused by [...]

Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

Advice for Patients with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment

How to Deal with Hair Loss Caused by Breast Cancer Treatment Although hair loss caused by breast cancer treatment can be alarming, it’s a sign of hope. Hair loss shouldn’t be seen as a negative situation. Instead, it should be a reminder that you are curing yourself and ridding  your [...]

Survivor Wendy Hartley’s Breast Cancer Treatment Story

Survivor Wendy Hartley’s Breast Cancer Treatment Story

Survivor Wendy Hartley Shares Her Breast Cancer Treatment Story Survivor Wendy Hartley was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013.  She made the decision to have a double mastectomy not long after her diagnosis. For Wendy, the idea of undergoing chemotherapy treatment was unnerving.  She said, “It is one thing if [...]

Will I Need Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery?

Will I Need Chemotherapy Before Breast Cancer Surgery?

Are There Benefits to Chemotherapy before Breast Cancer Surgery? It is common for people to receive chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery. This is called neoadjuvant chemotherapy. It was once believed that using chemotherapy before breast cancer surgery improved survival rates, but this has been found to be incorrect. The rates are [...]

What Are Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients?

What Are Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients?

Chemotherapy’s Long-Term Effects on Breast Cancer Patients. Breast cancer treatments can be tough on the body and chemotherapy treatment is no exception. Breast cancer patients and their physicians worry about how chemotherapy treatment will affect their body in the future. Although newly diagnosed patients know that undergoing chemotherapy might rid [...]

Are There Alternatives to Chemotherapy Treatment?

Are There Alternatives to Chemotherapy Treatment?

Is There an Another Alternative to Chemotherapy? Chemotherapy can be tough on the body. Breast cancer patients, especially those who are less likely to benefit from chemotherapy, often wonder if there are alternatives to chemotherapy treatment. Medical Oncologist, Dr. David Margileth advises those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer [...]