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Breast cancer treatments can cause both temporary side effects that stop soon after treatment finishes and longer-term side effects.
Ongoing side effects, such as hot flushes or fatigue (extreme tiredness), can stop you feeling that you’re moving forward after treatment.
Side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer are usually temporary and most can be controlled.
Find the common side effects of radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer and how to manage any symptoms.
Understand what lymphoedema is and its effects.
People with breast cancer have a high risk of blood clots, due to the cancer itself as well as treatment.
Some breast cancer treatments (such as chemotherapy and hormone therapy) can cause menopausal symptoms and hot flushes.
Fatigue is extreme tiredness and exhaustion, and may affect you physically and emotionally.
Some treatments for breast cancer may cause lasting pain. Find out more about managing pain and where to find support.
Some treatments for breast cancer can affect the health of your bones.
Find out about hormone therapy, why it's given and what side effects you might experience.
Listen to our podcast for tips on maintaining and improving activity while managing the side effects of breast cancer treatment.
Read our Helpline nurse answers to your common questions about hot flushes.
Our Becca app gives you strategies, hints and tips to empower and equip you for life beyond breast cancer treatment.
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