For People Living With Cancer

“Don’t Give Up!”

"Don't Give Up!"

In recent weeks I have heard from several of my friends who are having an extremely tough time currently. For many of us the uncertainty of our health will never be gone. We will always enjoy the times when things are uncomplicated, but aware that we may not be

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‘In Sickness And In Health’

'In Sickness And In Health'

I can never forget that day in 2007 when I was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive, incurable cancer. Having been healthy for fifty one years and never even been an inpatient at hospital, to be told that I may not live for another six months was truly shocking!

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Patient Involvement In Cancer Care.

Patient Involvement In Cancer Care.

The last few weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind with so many positive things happening, it’s been very difficult to actually review the impact until now. Firstly, I have been receiving some innovative holistic treatment for the last few months, which is beginning to make

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To Tell Or Not To Tell, That Is The Question?

To Tell Or Not To Tell, That Is The Question?

With the sad unexpected death of Jackie Collins this week many people revisited the question about how people deal with their own cancer diagnosis. This has hit the headlines again as Jackie decided to keep her news private, which was surprising to many, as she had been

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De-Coding Women’s Cancers: (A Unique Perspective From Athena Lamnisos)

De-Coding Women's Cancers: (A Unique Perspective From Athena Lamnisos)

As you are aware my work involves working across all tumour types, as I see so many issues common to us whichever cancer we face. My experience has shown me that certain cancers are causing some unique problems for us, as it seems that for both males and females, there appear some

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Is It Easier To Find The Negatives?

Is It Easier To Find The Negatives?

I have recently returned from a week on the English coast, with our grandchildren and we had probably pretty much continuous wind and rain the whole time. It was possibly the wettest week of the year! We all know that the English weather can be extremely unpredictable so

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What’s In A Name? (Guest Post From Kaz)

What's In A Name? (Guest Post From Kaz)

We have now entered September which is a really busy “awareness month.” I have my own personal crusade which is #BloodCancer,  plus #GynaecologicalCancer, and a very special one for me is also #ChildhoodCancer, I’m sure there are many others too! My work is not tumour specific so I am involved

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My Cancer Story (Video)

My Cancer Story (Video)

Several weeks ago I was invited by Cancer Stories to share my story and have it filmed to enable others to learn from what happened to me. The project is an incredible one with so many benefits, for people like me by recounting the impact cancer has

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