Video: Better Lifestyle Habits Following Breast Cancer
Managing lifestyle factors like body weight, exercise and diet following a breast cancer diagnosis can have important impact on prognosis and the likelihood of a tumour returning. In these clips from an Epworth Breast Service information session, specialists discuss making positive changes and how to forge them into new habits.
Lifestyle factors following breast cancer
First, Specialist Breast Surgeon Miss Jane O'Brien provides insight into how lifestyle factors affect prognosis and survivorship following a breast cancer diagnosis.
The importance of vitamin D in reducing breast cancer recurrence
Medical Oncologist Dr Richard De Boer explains why a regular dose of vitamin D is a key part of breast cancer rehabilitation, and how to make sure you're getting enough.
Making behaviour changes for the better
Major lifestyle changes can be easier said than done, and almost everyone struggles with forming new habits. General Practitioner Dr Bridie O'Donnell provides tips on how to successfully build positive new habits for the long term.
The emergency department assesses & treats people with serious injuries as well as those in need of emergency treatment.
Getting an x-ray is not the frightening concept it once might have been. We know so much about all types of scans and the potential hazards and how to avoid them, and technology is rapidly advancing. Some hospitals even boast an EOS now, which allows them to complete scans with 6-9 times less radiation than typical x-rays.
It’s rarely contested that being around nature has benefits for your health. It ensures you’re spending more time outdoors, gives you a sense of connectedness with the world, and has been found to lower stress and reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety. The best news is that even in the city there are many places to get in touch with nature. Here are five of them:
Twenty-five weary participants have just returned home after completing the final section of the Spanish Camino de Compostela.
Walking 115km over six days they were blessed with perfect weather, some authentic historic farmhouse accommodation and knowledgeable guides.
It’s easy for anyone who has travelled overseas and comes home to Australia to realise how fortunate we are when it comes to affordable and readily available fresh, wholesome food.