Meagan E Brennan

BMed, FRACGP, PhD, Medical Educator, School of Medicine, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, NSW; Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, NSW

Breast symptoms in adolescents and young adults presenting to a specialist breast clinic

Breast symptoms are common in female and male adolescents and young adults, and most can be treated conservatively.

General practitioners are key to increasing Australia’s low rate of breast reconstruction

Although not all women undergoing mastectomy will desire or choose breast reconstruction, it is important that all women have the opportunity to make an informed choice.

Granulomatous lobular mastitis: Clinical update and case study

Supporting the patient in coping with the long-term nature of granulomatous lobular mastitis and the chronic discharging lesions is essential.

Update on the management of early-stage breast cancer

This article focuses on the management of early breast cancer, highlighting recent changes and the role of the general practitioner in supporting women in their decision making and treatment.

How mindful self-care practices changed during the winter 2020 COVID-19 lockdown in Western Sydney

Several pre-pandemic strategies were used less frequently, including individual activities not restricted during lockdown.