Breast Cancer Connection

Breast Cancer and Personalized Care: What You Need To Know

November 10, 2021 Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) Season 1 Episode 3
Breast Cancer Connection
Breast Cancer and Personalized Care: What You Need To Know
Show Notes

Personalized healthcare is frequently referred to as the ‘future of breast cancer treatment’. In this episode, Dr. Nancy Nixon explains what it is, discusses the role of personalized healthcare in disease management, and talks about how it can help guide treatment decisions. This podcast episode was supported by Hoffmann-La Roche Limited.


About Dr. Nancy Nixon:
Dr. Nixon is a medical oncologist at Tom Baker Cancer Centre and an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary.


Helpful Links and Resources:
For more information on breast cancer treatments and clinical trials, visit cbcn.ca/en/systemic_therapy and cbcn.ca/en/clinical_trials_treatment.

Interested in learning more about discussing treatment options and how best to work with your healthcare team? Stay tuned for a future Breast Cancer Connection episode on getting the most out of appointments with your healthcare team and visit cbcn.ca/en/blog/our-stories/appointment-prep.


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.