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Breast cancer was the most studied disease in 2021 [Video]

Data on clinical trials conducted in 2021 show breast cancer was the most studied disease, with COVID-19 in second place, says pharmacutical company Phesi

Phesi, a clinical development analytics company, has released the results of its worldwide study of 2021’s clinical trials. 

The data collected by Phesi shows that breast cancer was the most studied disease of 2021, followed by COVID-19. 

Research into COVID-19 continues, but beating breast cancer is the main goal

Breast cancer affects 2.2mn people a year across the world – including men, where the cancer grows inside breast tissue. In the USA, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, totaling 30% of all new cancers in women, every year.

Phesi claims that ‘Within breast cancer clinical development, 25,000 investigator sites have been solely dedicated to recruiting patients since 2017. This trend was not impacted by COVID-19; this includes pharma and academic studies and …

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Breast cancer awareness in a COVID world PART 2 of 2 - webinar and Q & A panel [Video]

DIRECT (Diagnosis to Rehabilitation, Survivorship and Palliative care in Cancer Research Translation), a special interest group from The University of Sydney, and Pink Hope invite you to Breast cancer awareness in a COVID world – a webinar and Q & A panel.Recorded: 26th October 2021 Chair: Patrick Brennan, Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Leader of DIRECT, The University of Sydney; Co-Founder and CEO of DetectED-XSpeaker BiosSarah Powell, CEO of Pink HopeMs. Sarah Powell is the Chief Executive Officer of the Pink Hope community. Sarah was diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 years old and subsequently found out she has a BRCA1 mutation. With two young children who may have inherited this increased risk of cancer, she has been a passionate advocate and supporter of Pink Hope since its inception. Sarah brings to Pink Hope a background in corporate banking and events management and being a high-risk individual herself, she knows exactly what’s important to the Pink Hope community.Bianca Camuglia, Breast cancer survivorMs. Bianca Camuglia is a breast cancer consumer. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020 at 36 years old with grade 3, IDC, triple positive. She had a hard time at that moment as she was a mother of 6-year-old child who also started school during the treatment. Bianca underwent initial surgery (mastectomy) in March 2020 which was followed by chemotherapy treatment and her final exchange surgery was taken place in March 2021.Dr Jodie Fleming Clinical and Health Psychologist and breast cancer survivorDr Jodie Fleming is a clinical and health psychologist, retreat facilitator, keynote speaker, author and BRCA1 Positive Breast Cancer Survivor. She supports patients through a range of situations in her private practice, The Psychology of It, as well as through her work with Emmanuel College in Warrnambool. Jodie’s career commenced as a clinical and health psychologist in psycho-oncology, following work in a range of cancer services including CanTeen, The Mater Misericordiae Hospital and, the John Hunter Children’s Cancer Hospital in Newcastle NSW. She is regularly sought out as a guest speaker to share her unique perspective as both patient and doctor, as well as appearances associated with her first book, A Hole In My Genes. A Hole in My Genes is a breast cancer memoir about Jodie’s professional and later personal candid, raw experiences of being diagnosed with two primary breast cancers at the age of 37 and later discovering she is BRCA1 positiveA/Professor Elisabeth Elder, Specialist Breast SurgeonElisabeth Elder is a specialist breast surgeon at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, with a special interest in oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery. She is involved in numerous research projects and clinical trials within the Westmead Breast Cancer Research Collaborative. She graduated from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden in 1992,where she also completed her general surgery training and a PhD in tumour biology in 2002. She is the President of Australasian Society for Breast Disease and previous chair of the oncoplastic committee of Breast Surgeon in Australia and New Zealand and council member of Breast Surgeons International.She regularly participates in breast cancer education for medical professionals, students as well as patient groups and the broader community. A/Professor Zakia Hossain, Demographer and Health SociologistAssociate Professor Syeda Zakia Hossain is a Demographer and a Health sociologist in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. She is a recipient of international awards including AusAID and Winrock International. A/Prof is a member of the Academic Board, Cancer Research Network and NSW Police Multicultural Advisory Committee.Her research focuses on breast cancer awareness, quality of life of breast cancer survivors, reproductive health, migrant and refugee women and women from resource-limited countries and she has published widely in these areas.Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/SydneyHealth Connect with us:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sydneyunihealthTwitter: https://twitter.com/sydney_healthInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydney_health

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How To Cope With The Lows Of Breast Cancer - with Dr Tasha [Video]

***Hi, I'm Dr TashaI’m a Doctor, Breast Cancer Surgeon and Medical Educator. After 20 years helping people to understand and overcome breast health problems, I’ve seen first hand the fear, frustration and stress that my patients go through.As a breast specialist with over a decade’s worth of experience, I understand finding the right information, processing a diagnosis, understanding treatment and getting accurate, practical advice as you ride the rollercoaster of emotions can be really tough.But I’m here to help.The internet can be a wonderful source of information but when it comes to breast health there’s a lot of inaccurate information out there. Listening to the wrong advice could cause you unnecessary worry or even put your health at risk.So I wanted to create an accessible hub where you could find useful, accurate and reliable information from a trusted source – a Breast Health Doctor – all in one place.That’s exactly what you’ll find here on my YouTube Channel.#breastcanceremotion #breastcancer #breastcancertreatment #breastcancerawareness #livingwithbreastcancer #mybreastmyhealth