Breast Cancer Connection

Recurrence: Terms, Risks, and Steps for Prevention

October 15, 2021 Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) Season 1 Episode 2
Breast Cancer Connection
Recurrence: Terms, Risks, and Steps for Prevention
Show Notes

What is the likelihood of breast cancer coming back? For many patients, the risk of recurrence is a stressful concern that can significantly impact daily life – even after treatments are complete. Dr. Karen Gelmon discusses risk factors for breast cancer returning and ways to reduce the chances of recurrence. This podcast episode was supported by Hoffman-La Roche Limited.

About Dr. Karen Gelmon:
Dr. Gelmon is a Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and Medical Oncologist at BC Cancer Agency at the Vancouver Cancer Centre.

Helpful Links & Resources:
For more information on breast cancer treatments,  visit cbcn.ca/en/blog/our-stories/immunotherapy-breast-cancer.

To learn more about the different types of breast cancer and how to best work with your entire healthcare team, check out our other Breast Cancer Connection episodes:

About the Canadian Breast Cancer Network:
CBCN is Canada’s leading patient-directed breast cancer health charity that voices the views and concerns of breast cancer patients through the promotion of information sharing, education, and advocacy activities. CBCN connects patients, caregivers, health care professionals, researchers, public health agencies, and industry stakeholders to improve knowledge translation and promote optimal health outcomes for Canadians with breast cancer. Learn more at cbcn.ca