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.
With the rates of mental illness on the rise in Australia, particularly in young people, we decided to open up the can of worms and speak to clinical psychologist, Hannah Hawkes, about the elephant in the room.
“A full MRI licence at Epworth Geelong means that patients will no longer compromise on health outcomes based on affordability.”
A record number of graduate nurses and midwives are set to join the Epworth team in February and March this year, for an exciting opportunity to consolidate their theoretical and clinical skills.
Tummy aches can be extremely common in young children. Some are mild and non threatening, others need to be taken more seriously. Here we will run through a few different concerns and how best to handle the pain for your little one.
When your child injures themselves and bleeding is involved it can be scary for everyone. Knowing exactly what to do and when you should be seeking medical attention, can help to take some of the stress out of the situation.