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Topic: New website a gold mine for integrative cancer care

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Posted on: Nov 28, 2018 10:17AM

ReggieH wrote:

Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies is a new website that literally puts at your fingertips the latest and most accurate information about integrative cancer care that combines the best of conventional and complementary treatments. BCCT has just launched its dedicated page on breast cancer, accessible here.

https://bcct.ngo/cancers-and-symptoms/cancers/breast-cancer

Full disclosure: I’m blogging for BCCT after getting my second cancer earlier this year (the first was 19 years ago!). My blog is Cancer, Again and I’m talking about how I’m using integrative approaches to heal from a DMX, reduce the risk of recurrence and build a reservoir of wellness. I hope you join me on my journey. Here’s a link to my most recent post. https://bcct.ngo/news-blog-and-resources/blog/building-my-new-normal-with-the-7-healing-practices

Dx 5/1999, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2- Surgery 6/11/1999 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 2/16/2000 Femara (letrozole), Liquid tamoxifen (Soltamox) Dx 4/20/2018, ILC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR-, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 5/9/2018 Mastectomy: Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Left Hormonal Therapy 6/23/2018 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast Chemotherapy CMF
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Dec 5, 2018 09:38PM - edited Dec 5, 2018 09:39PM by Spoonie77

Thanks for sharing this site!

I've bookmarked a few links there, to talk over with my MO and my Naturopath. Of special interest is their info on Turkey Tail Mushroom. https://bcct.ngo/search-therapies/search-therapy-summaries/turkey-tail-mushroom I'd read about it in other places before, but had no idea there were studies on it's effectiveness. I'll be back to peruse more when I can later.

Thanks again.

Life long "Spoonie" who entered the BC world with IDC DX @ 41. Txt Plan: LX/SLNB/RADs. 5mg Tamoxifen = ZERO QOL so moved on to OS+AI Land. Started Zoladex 7/2/19. Will Start Arimidex 9/2/19. PS: Not a doctor, just an curious Googler. Dx 7/20/2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Dx 8/30/2018, DCIS, Left, 1cm, Stage 0, Grade 2 Surgery 8/30/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 10/1/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Hormonal Therapy 3/30/2019 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Hormonal Therapy 7/2/2019 Arimidex (anastrozole), Zoladex (goserelin)
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Dec 6, 2018 11:14AM ReggieH wrote:

So glad you’re finding BCCT useful, Spoonie77! Please give me any feedback you want, including from your MO and Naturopath. All comments are very helpful.


Dx 5/1999, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2- Surgery 6/11/1999 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 2/16/2000 Femara (letrozole), Liquid tamoxifen (Soltamox) Dx 4/20/2018, ILC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR-, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 5/9/2018 Mastectomy: Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Left Hormonal Therapy 6/23/2018 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast Chemotherapy CMF
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Dec 6, 2018 11:41AM santabarbarian wrote:

Wonderful resource! I had a consult w Block center and was pleased to see them cited a lot. I followed their recommendations and am hoping hard for a pCR... will know in a few weeks. I did fasting and it helped a lot w chemo.


pCR after neoadjuvant chemo w/ integrative practices Dx 7/13/2018, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER-/PR-, HER2- (FISH) Chemotherapy 8/12/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 12/27/2018 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/10/2019 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes

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