Wellness Video Sharing
Can-Care understands the needs of caring and support that give them the best accessibility to the services that we provide. Watch some of our wellness video sharing conducted with health care profession within the industry.
Breast Prosthesis: An Alternative to Reconstruction
Breast Prosthesis: An Alternative to Reconstruction If you decide that breast reconstruction isn’t right for y...
Preparing For Breast Surgery
Making the decision to undergo breast surgery (mastectomy) as part of your breast cancer treatment plan is a courageous move in your fight to overcome breast cancer. A mastectomy is major surgery and can be a very emotional experience.
Preparing For Chemotherapy
You’ve met with your medical oncologist (a doctor specialising in cancer treatment with medication), you’re aware of the risks and benefits of chemotherapy (using anti-cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells) and you’ve decided to go for it.
What to Expect After Surgery
Most women with breast cancer would have breast surgery (mastectomy or lumpectomy) as part of their cancer treatment plan. Breast surgery is a major operation and like any other major operation you need to take extra care of yourself, physically and mentally, during your recovery.
Understanding Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common cancer a woman may face in her lifetime and the most common cancer in women worldwide. The lifetime risk of a woman having breast cancer is 1 in 8.
Reading Your Breast Cancer Pathology Report
After a biopsy, the specialist who examines the samples taken from your breast, called a pathologist, presents the findings to your doctor in the form of a pathology report.
Types & Stages of Breast Cancer
There are many different types of breast cancer as well as different stages of breast cancer. The type and stage of breast cancer you have will determine the type of treatment you should receive.
Treatment Options for Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is a complex disease, and it’s different for every patient. Each treatment plan is therefore unique to each patient and tailored to their specific needs. Also due to the advancement of treatment options for breast cancer, there are now more streamlined methods to treat different types of breast cancer.