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Mastectomy

Building a new future

Frontline article - Posted on 02/11/2010

Movement can be seriously affected by breast reconstruction after cancer treatment. But is enough being done to research the ...

Physiotherapy management of axillary web syndrome following breast cancer treatment: Discussing the use of soft tissue techniques

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 29/09/2010

Background and purpose Axillary web syndrome (AWS) is becoming increasingly recognised as a sequela of breast cancer treatment. There are currently no formal guidelines on which to base therapy ...

Pilot success for breast cancer care

Frontline article - Posted on 19/10/2009

Two NHS physiotherapists are looking to promote an exercise programme for breast cancer patients following a pilot project. ...

Screen test

Frontline article - Posted on 05/10/2009

Specialist physiotherapist Catriona Futter explained the role of physiotherapy following breast reconstruction in a recent BBC documentary. ...

Fast boat from China

Frontline article - Posted on 17/02/2009

A Chinese team sport could hold the key to understanding the role of exercise in managing the side effects of breast cancer treatment. ...

Audit into breast cancer care

Frontline article - Posted on 02/07/2008

Physiotherapists are helping a specialist team of clinicians to assess the provision of care to women with breast cancer who undergo mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery in England and Wales. ...

Life during Wartime

Frontline article - Posted on 07/06/2006

Trains, rockets, maggots that heal and blushes. Catherine Blackledge relives war year memories with 1940s graduates Glennis 'Bunty' ...

Ties that bind

Frontline article - Posted on 03/01/2006

Untangling the mystery of connective tissue is inspiring oncology and musculoskeletal physios and bringing them together. Jane Hobden digs deeper ...

What else is new in cancer care?

Frontline article - Posted on 03/08/2005

Following on from last issue's feature on cancer care Jane Hobden looks at spinal cord compression and breathless lung cancer patients ...

Regaining control

Frontline article - Posted on 30/04/2005

One in nine British women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Jane Hobden looks at how physiotherapists are helping them get on with their lives ...

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