Some of our previously funded researchers, Dr Terri McVeigh Consultant Cancer Geneticist, Professor Aoife Lowery, Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon and Mr Niall McInerney, Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon along with Dr Elizabeth Walsh, Consultant Psychiatrist and former patient and Dr Michael O’Leary, Consultant Gynaecologist have put a number of videos together to show how research is impacting outcomes for breast cancer patients.
Video Explaining Hereditary Predisposition to Cancer
Consultant Cancer Geneticist Dr Terri McVeigh discusses how alterations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 are inherited, and how they influence cancer risk.
How to Manage Your Risk of Breast Cancer If You Have an Inherited Alteration in BRCA1 or BRCA2
Professor Aoife Lowery, Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon discusses the risk-reducing strategies you can undertake to minimise the risk of breast cancer associated with BRCA1/BRCA2 genetic alterations.
Options for Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Mr Niall McInerney, Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon, discusses the options for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.
A Patient’s Experience
Dr Elizabeth Walsh, Consultant Psychiatrist and former patient, discusses her experience of mastectomy and reconstruction.
Managing the Risk of Ovarian Cancer Associated with BRCA1/BRCA2 Genetic Alterations
Dr Michael O’Leary, Consultant Gynaecologist, discusses how you can manage the risk of ovarian cancer associated with BRCA1/2 gene alterations https://vimeo.com/280178573 and how to deal with the aftermath of risk-reducing ovarian surgery.