Dr Liz O'Riodran

“I lay on the couch as they performed the ultrasound scan, looked up at the screen and I saw a cancer. A part of me now still doesn’t believe that I have had cancer twice. It is so hard to be a doctor treating the condition that you now have because you cannot unlearn all of the knowledge that you already have”

Consultant breast cancer surgeon and breast cancer survivor, Dr. Liz O’Riordan shares her extraordinary journey of training as a female surgeon in the NHS and suffering breast cancer herself. She shares her perspective as a Doctor and Surgeon including sexism, bullying and mental health. She also explores her journey as a breast cancer patient herself and the many lessons learned along the way.

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