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Professor Fallowfield at ESMO Berlin

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield recently attended ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Congress in Berlin Germany. Professor Fallowfield gave a presentation as part of the Medscape Symposium entitled Living with HER2: Understanding the road to survivorship. The panel led symposium adopted a patient-centered approach in discussing therapeutic strategies for reducing the risk of disease recurrence and brain metastases in patients with HER2+ early breast cancer, the implications of real-world evidence for adjuvant therapy, how to implement optimal care pathways, and the need for diversity in clinical trials.

News item posted 24/05/2024

Professor Fallowfield Interviewed for ITV News

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield was recently interviewed by ITV for a news item about the Infected Blood Inquiry. Professor Fallowfield is involved in the inquiry as an expert witness and contributed to the report which explored the communication and psychosocial implications for those affected. The segment is entitled Our last chance at justice, says Portsmouth woman as Blood Inquiry outcome looms and can be viewed here

News item posted 17/05/2024

'I know how to measure difficult things'

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield was recently interviewed by Dr Jon Sutton for the British Psychologoical Society magazine The Psychologist. During the interview they discuss her career at the cutting edge of psycho-oncology, improving the experiences of those with cancer by creating new ways to measure difficult things, and forging new paths to help people talk about the disease.

You can read a transcript of the interview here

News item posted 16/05/2024

POSNOC- 5-year Quality of Life data collection

The SHORE-C POSNOC team

The POsitive Sentinel NOde: adjuvant therapy alone versus adjuvant therapy plus Clearance or axillary radiotherapy (POSNOC) Study opened in 2014 and is one of the largest international breast surgery trials.

SHORE-C are coordinating the collection of the quality of life data from 1692 breast cancer patients. Participants complete questionnaires measuring, anxiety, general health, and breast cancer related issues when they join the study, at 3 and 6 months and then annually until 3 years.

In April 2024 the study team secured additional funding to collect quality of life data at 5 years. These postal questionnaires will be sent to participants at 5 years after they joined the study.

The patients' responses will provide valuable insight into how modern breast cancer treatments impact on patients' everyday lives and help researchers gain a better understanding of the long-term outcomes of breast cancer treatment.

More information about the POSNOC Study can be found here

News item posted 15/05/2024

New publication from the I-Prehab study

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De Sally Wheelwright has a new paper published this week in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. The purpose of the systematic review is to better understand access to, acceptance of and adherence to cancer prehabilitation. Read the paper here

News item posted 08/05/2024

New article in the Psychologist about SHORE-C film

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield was recently interviewed by a journalist from The Pyschologist. As well as the article which will apprear in the print journal in due course, the Psychologist has published an online piece about the SHORE-C film 'They just don't know what to say or do'. Read the arcticle here

News item posted 01/05/2024

Professor Fallowfield Interviewed for ITV News

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield was recently interviewed by ITV for a news item about the Infected Blood Inquiry. Professor Fallowfield is involved in the inquiry as an expert witness and contributed to the report which explored the communication and psychosocial implications for those affected. The segment is entitled We were cheaper than chimps Infected blood victim calls for justice over childhood testing and can be viewed here

News item posted 24/04/2024

Changes intervention filming

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Dr Sally Wheelwright had a busy weekend on set as filming for the Changes intervention got under way. The amazing cast and crew did a fantastic job and we can't wait to see the short film they produce. The film will be included alongside an explainer animation, interactive elements, tips and information on a website to support cancer patients with unintentional weight loss and those who support them at home. Visit the Changes project page here for more information.

News item posted 22/04/2024

New Staff at SHORE-C

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SHORE-C is delighted to welcome a new member of staff to the team. Rachel is starting with us today as Research Assistant to support our ongoing projects.

News item posted 22/04/2024

Professor Fallowfield presents in Cologne

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield is travelling to Cologne, Germany this week to participate in a Beigene Satellite Symposium at the International Workshop of the GCLLSG. Professor Fallowfield will be part of a fireside chat alongside Professor Clemens Wendtner entitled Mental Health in CLL. The discuss will focus on patient versus physician perceptions in the areas of feeling isolated, treatment efficacy and watch and wait or watch and worry.

News item posted 16/04/2024

Filming at SHORE-C

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Filming is underway at SHORE-C for our new Breast Cancer Research Foundation funded Health Care Professionals film. 6 actors give voice to direct quotes made by patients with MBC in the LIMBER survey as to the things HCPs said that either helped or hindered their understanding of important issues. The film will be featured at the next UK Oncology Forum (2024) as part of an interactive session. Register here!

News item posted 01/04/2024

Professor Fallowfield Keynote at Cambridge

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Professor Dame Lesley Fallowfield recently travelled to Cambridge to deliver the keynote presentation at the Cambridge Precision Breast Cancer Symposium 2024 (CPBCS24) - the presentation was titled Talking with patients about risk and uncertainty in genomic and genetic testing.

News item posted 21/03/2024

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