It is important that all breast cancer treatment is holistic rather than just treating breast cancer. Breast cancer treatment can occasionally be leave physical, emotional and psychological after-effects that can be challenging for patients. It is important that these aspects of a patient’s recovery are addressed.
In my practice, I have shortlisted some support services that that have a good track record, these include:
This is for patients and relatives whom are keen gene (BRCA1/2) mutation testing and obtain accurate their breast cancer risk calculation. This is provided by Check4Cancer.
This service is provided by an accomplished, certified Scarwork therapist from the RESTORE group. I have found scar therapist to reduce the effects of surgery and radiotherapy i.e. pain and tissue stiffness on the breast. I have found Scar Therapy so useful for my patients that in fact, I am carrying out a large study at Mount Vernon Hospital to prove that scar therapy should be made part of routine post-breast cancer treatment regime.
Delivered by a Pink Ribbon Exercise-certified specialist to help improve arm and joint mobility after breast and axillary surgery.
For frozen shoulder and axillary cording.
For joint pains and menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes that occur as a result of endocrine treatment and chemotherapy. I can provide a list of effective acupuncturist in Herfordshire and Central London.
To help reduce the effects of treatment-induced menopause.
To get a referral to these services, please contact my secretary, Miss Abby Marlow on 0208 9500534.