“There’s Nothing More We Can Do!”

Doctor giving young man his news

So, recently we have heard that this year a record number of patients were referred for suspected cancer. There seemed to be a small pat on the back for everyone, as that seemed to show more people were coming forward…

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“Mom….. It’s Cancer!”

2 ladies comforting each other.

Since I have been involved with cancer, the first thing I said to my wife and children was that I was pleased it was me! I knew I could cope with whatever it threw at me. Both mentally and physically…

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Our NHS Through The Eyes Of A CNS.

A busy cancer ward

As our Government and healthcare leadership held their breath and put their fingers in their ears, cancer continued to rampage through our country. Covid, covid, covid, was all we have heard for more than 30 months. No real surprise then,…

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Say Yes To Life

Body, spirit, mind balance

So many of the incredible resources out there for people affected by cancer, were started by someone who saw problems with the system that they faced. In a similar way to why I started SimPal. Although these organisations are in…

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Cancer, The Alternative Views.

A green Diet For Cancer

So, you have been diagnosed with cancer and are feeling frightened and confused. For most of us the path we find ourselves on will be similar. Into the NHS system, scans, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery or watch and wait. Maybe a…

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“Years Of Decline In Cancer Services!”

A busy clinical NHS ward

Whilst the world continues to create headlines of it’s own daily. The below report was released this week. A shocking and savage one showing us the reality of what has been happening in the cancer sector over many years. Quite…

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Has Fear Made Us All Vulnerable?

A lady covering her eyes with her hands

For the last couple of years it has been incredibly hard to keep up with life. So many things are happening daily, both nationally and internationally. Most of which we have very little control over. I guess all we can…

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Why My Work Will Be Changing Now

The word I am hearing and using most in recent months is CHANGE. Since covid, the world will never be what it was, and neither will we! Our personal hierarchy of priorities is changing daily. Inflation, work, politics, health amongst…

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Cancer Deaths Just Keep Coming!

Femail cancer patient dead in bed. Dr sitting looking upset.

I am not an emotional man, which I find is really helpful with the work I do. But this week I was very close to tears when I heard the news that Clair Fisher had died! So many of my…

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Stem Cells Can Offer A New Life!

Stem Cell Header

For the last two years, the focus of the world has almost entirely been on covid. Of course, all our other issues have not disappeared. Far from it, the lack of focus has made many much worse! Very close to…

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” Feeling Complete After Breast Cancer”

Lady with hands on her breasts.

One of the biggest impacts that can happen from cancer and it’s treatments, is the rapid change in our appearance. In my own instance I initially lost a lot of weight. The steroidal treatment then made me look like a…

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