Managing chemo and radiation side effects
Breast cancer treatment affects everyone in different ways. Some may experience few side effects, while others may experience more severe side effects. In this webinar, we discuss strategies and tips on how to manage the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, to help boost your quality of life during this time.
Meet your panel:
Kylie Hodgson was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer earlier this year, aged 47. She shares her breast cancer story, the side effects she experienced, and coping strategies that worked for her.
Nurse Catriona Farac is a breast care nurse at Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, who has worked in oncology. She shares the common side effects of chemotherapy, as well as ways to prevent and treat them.
Dr Maria Pearse is a radiation oncologist at Auckland Radiation Oncology. She gives insight about managing side effects from radiation therapy.