For People Living With Cancer

Dealing With Loss

Dealing With Loss

This week I have felt compelled to revisit one of my previous posts. We are now closing in on the ‘Festive Period’ where our thoughts turn to celebrating with friends and family. However this can be a particularly tough time for many of us. This year has

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Life After Cancer Treatment (Helen’s Story)

Life After Cancer Treatment (Helen's Story)

Working and living in the world of cancer as I do, can be very tough at times. But as time goes on and my work becomes more established, it is a pleasure to be able to help so many people. With the rapid expansion of the Internet it

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The Hidden Costs Of Cancer

The Hidden Costs Of Cancer

When I was originally diagnosed back in 2007, my mind initially turned to finances and work. It wasn’t the disease that frightened me, but the fear of not being able to provide for my family. Of course we have got by since then, but not without much

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Do You Believe In Karma?

Do You Believe In Karma?

“According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person, happens because they caused it with their actions.”  As we are all so well aware, when a diagnosis of cancer is received, lives are completely changed. Not just the person receiving it but anyone connected with them.

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Coping With Reality (Abi’s Story)

Coping With Reality (Abi's Story)

This week it is a real pleasure to feature this very inspiring piece from Abi, who is a great friend of mine. She talks about the difficulties of living with very complex cancer, and how she tries to focus on the positive things in her life. “Living with

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“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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