Can We Ever Solve Cancer?

This post follows on from last weeks about the ‘Cancer Conspiracy,’ which was one of the most read in recent months. The more I look into the reasons for the current silence around cancer, the more I see more questions…

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Is There A Cancer Conspiracy?

When I first entered the cancer world I was in shock and just trying to stay alive as long as I could. According to the clinicians that wouldn’t be long. But slowly, living past my ‘use by date’ I knew…

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The Inequality Within Cancer

I would like to thank the incredible Maggie Watts @maggiewatts for sharing her very moving and frustrating story, about the dreadful lack of inaction within the Pancreatic Cancer sector. “Imagine you want a sparkly new outfit but the shop can…

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Cancer Challenges Our Relationships

Our lives have all changed dramatically in the last year or so. Personally I have found that my work has moved into different areas and I’m working much more internationally. As we have seen with the pandemic, the only way…

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“The GP Will Triage You Now”

So much about the way our treatment is delivered, has changed in the last year or so. As always, some for the better and some for the worse. I’m very fortunate that I rarely have to visit my GP, as…

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“The Sympathetic Head Tilt”

Writing about cancer most weeks can be extremely challenging. Unfortunately in recent times there has been very little positive to mention. This is one of the most difficult posts I have worked on. Primarily because I know the incredible Lesley…

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Raising Awareness Is Not Enough!

“Raising awareness” is one of the most common phrases I see amongst cancer organisations. To be honest, I am fed up with hearing it now! We have all been doing it for a long time, but it has produced very…

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It’s Now Or Never!

I don’t think I have ever seen such a period of rapid change in my lifetime. Entire industries that appeared to be at the heart of our world, being wiped out in front of our eyes. Shops, restaurants, and pubs…

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“Life Lessons From My Dying Father”

Incredibly I have been running this site for nearly 10years! Progress with these projects can be slow and gradual so can be unnoticed week to week. But I was reminded recently about the true international nature of my work when…

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What Next For Cancer?

What an incredible year we have just experienced! I never thought I would see anything that knocked cancer off the top of the health priority list, yet now I have! With no experience of anything like this in recent history,…

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Being Organised In Cancer Chaos!

I’m never surprised at the incredible members of the #CancerCommunity who are constantly resolving problems they encounter, and sharing the answers with the world! Ensuring their experience is used positively to make life easier for others. It was therefore wonderful…

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Has Covid Cured Cancer?

This week I would like to focus on the importance of work in our lives. Employment has become a massive subject now, with the impact that Covid is having on the world economy. For most of us the work place…

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