Video: Better lifestyle habits following breast cancer

February 17, 2015| Health and Wellbeing /

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.

 

These talks were given by the Epworth Breast Service as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October 2014. 

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EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth

To mark the beginning of Men’s Health Week, the EJ Whitten Foundation and Epworth HealthCare yesterday announced the establishment of the EJ Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth - a new centre dedicated to improving treatment for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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2018 Research Week Awards Dinner

Last night we celebrated the 2018 Research Week Awards Dinner where 11 grant and four poster award recipients were announced. These grants will enable all of the recipients to put their research into action and steer the future of their chosen topics. 

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Australian-First Paediatric Robotic Surgery

In an Australian-first paediatric procedure, Head and Neck surgeon Ben Dixon has successfully removed a patient’s rare, parapharyngeal clear-cell sarcoma using robotic surgery at Epworth Richmond.

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Epworth’s new mental health research centre opens

Epworth HealthCare’s new mental health research unit, the Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH), has officially opened with an intimate ceremony to mark the occasion.

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More robots for Epworth

We’re excited to announce our investment in six new da Vinci robots!