Coronavirus and breast cancer

So much for my new normal...  Rather than going in to Guy's Cancer Centre for my oncology appointment on Monday, a consultant is going to phone me.  They want to limit the number of people in the Cancer Centre.  I just hope my treatment goes ahead as planned on Wednesday.

After two weeks off sick post op and a week working from home I was really looking forward to getting back in to the office, catching up with people, getting the buzz from working in a busy environment.  Thanks COVID-19, I'm now working from home for the foreseeable future.

And here's the latest advice from
If you are receiving treatment for breast cancer that can weaken your immune system, you may want to take some of the following extra precautions to protect yourself:
  • avoid close contact with people outside your home
  • avoid large crowds
  • stay home if COVID-19 is spreading in your community
  • avoid unnecessary use of public transportation, air travel, and especially cruises
  • be extra vigilant about hand hygiene
  • make a plan with your doctor to monitor for symptoms
  • remind friends and family to stay away from you if they’re sick
  • make a plan with your caregiver or other loved ones in case you get sick
  • make a plan with your employer to work from home
  • stock up on groceries and extra medications
Stock pile groceries - you are joking.  Have you tried placing a grocery order - delivery slots booked up for weeks.  With bone cancer and the risk of lymphedema, I can only physically carry one bag home from the supermarket and I have limited space in my flat to store anything...  

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