Breast Cancer Articles
04/10/2018

Information On Breast Cancer

More women survive breast cancer today thanks to earlier detection and better treatments. However, it is a common disease and the number of cases is rising. It is the most common cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women will develop the disease by the time they are 80 years old, and around 80% of all detected breast cancers occur in women over 50.

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Lymphoedema Services

If you've had lymph nodes removed, ask your nurse or doctor for advice and an information leaflet on how to avoid getting lymphoedema. Always remember not to have your blood pressure taken on your affected arm, or the skin punctured in any way.

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Phsycological Services

If you feel the need for psychological support, your doctor can refer you to a GHA counsellor or psychologist.

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Extras

Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar is here for you for all your breast care needs, so please feel free to contact us if you require anything.

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Breast Care Nurses

The GHA has 2 BC Nurses who are there for all your needs throughout your medical journey.

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Prosthesis Service

Please ask the Breast Care Nurses at the GHA for Breast Forms, Partial Silicone Forms on Silicone Nipples.

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Bras

Before having breast surgery, you can obtain a support bra for free at Mothercare and a bra from M&S, please obtain a voucher from Breast Care Nurses before your surgery. It is important to wear a non-wired, supportive bra for six to eight weeks post-surgery and afterwards, make sure you're fitted properly into the right bra.

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04/10/2018

Publications & Talks

We can offer you a wide range of free breast care and breast cancer publications (Breast Cancer Care UK ones) and information.We can also give talks, if requested to different groups of women : we will always consult with professionals to provide answers to questions we are not able to answer ourselves.

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04/10/2018

Support Group

The Breast Cancer Support Group meets socially on the last Thursday of the month at 6pm. Venue announced on our Facebook page.

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Local Support

Call the Helpline: 20044442 which will connect you to the Breast Cancer Care UK helpline, open: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-2pm. (You can only make these calls from your landline, not your mobile, they will be charged at the local rate.)

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