Upfront About Breast Cancer – What You Don't Know Until You Do, with Dr Charlotte Tottman
Season 1: Episode 1: D Day - Diagnosis Shock
Episode 1: What You Don’t Know Until You Do, with Dr Charlotte Tottman: D Day: Diagnosis Shock
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In this episode of What You Don’t Know Until You Do, with Dr Charlotte Tottman, we hear about Charlotte’s diagnosis story including the initial shock and common reactions in the aftermath of a cancer diagnosis. Charlotte discusses physical and psychological responses, including fight and flight, information control, and anxiety spikes. We also explore what information and tactics helped her process the information and how she told her loved ones of the news.
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Produced by Dr Charlotte Tottman and BCNA
Engineered and edited by Jane Nield at SEN Studios