Sep 27, 2022
Dr Liz O’Riordan is an international speaker, broadcaster and award-winning co-author of ‘The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer’. In 2015 (aged 40) she was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer whilst working as a Consultant Breast Surgeon. Her life changed dramatically. She’s passionate about helping people and especially breast cancer patients.
We talk about:
- Why women often feel it’s their fault when they get a diagnosis of breast cancer
- Liz’s concerns about HRT being positioned in the media as safe for women who’ve had breast cancer.
- Why it’s important to stay curious about where information is coming from
- Challenging existing narratives and what’s being said by whom
- How Liz coped with having to give up her beloved career
- What drove Liz to write her blog and why she stopped
- Her new book and her podcast
- The importance of exercise when it comes to breast cancer
- Having fun with hedgehogs
- The importance of crafting and sewing
- Coping with her mum’s recent cancer diagnosis
- What Liz most wants women to know
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