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When the doctor becomes the patient: my breast cancer journey

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Warnecke, E, When the doctor becomes the patient: my breast cancer journey, InSight+ (Medical Journal of Australia), (42) ISSN 1326-5377 (2021) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Caring for patients at their most vulnerable has a way of cutting through life’s worries. However, I was unprepared for my own vulnerability when I was diagnosed with grade 3 triple negative breast cancer at the age of 47 years. Being a patient with cancer is the hardest challenge I have ever faced.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:breast cancer, doctors as patients, chemotherapy
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Oncology and carcinogenesis
Research Field:Cancer diagnosis
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Treatment of human diseases and conditions
UTAS Author:Warnecke, E (Dr Emma Warnecke)
ID Code:149082
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2022-03-07
Last Modified:2022-05-27
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