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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 the incidence, treatment and impact of a cancer diagnosis during pregnancy.

Key questions covered include:

  • How common is cancer in pregnancy?
  • What cancer treatments are available during pregnancy?
  • Symptoms to be aware of during pregnancy
  • What support is available for those diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy or after birth?

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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