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Cancer Conversations

Documentary-style videos to inspire & inform

Watch as our GP Lead, Dr Rebecca Leon, meets clinicians working on cutting-edge cancer initiatives and investigations from proton beam therapy to genetics, as well as people affected by treatments. This series shares real stories and looks into some of the most pressing topics in cancer care.

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This episode follows Dr Rebecca Leon as she investigates side effects brought on by endocrine treatment, what patients can be offered to ease symptoms and how they can be supported to continue their treatment.


Dr Anne Armstrong, Medical Oncologist
Ms Nicola Barnes, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Ms Kate Williams, Oncoplastic Breast and Chest Wall Surgeon
Julia Garlick, patient

Key questions covered include:

  • What are the side effects for women on endocrine treatment?
  • Why is it important that women adhere to treatment?
  • What is available for patients to try to reduce symptoms?
  • Where can primary care go for advice and support?


Meet Rebecca

Dr. Rebecca Leon is a GP partner in East Cheshire with a special interest in primary care oncology, palliative care, and women’s health. She is GP lead educator at The Christie School of Oncology and GatewayC, and specialist doctor at Francis House Children’s Hospice.

“In this series, I investigate how front line primary care can support people affected by cancer, how to improve relationships between primary and secondary care, and most importantly, how to maintain a patient centred approach.”

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