The Elephant In The Room

When I was first diagnosed back in 2007 most things physical were discussed with me before I started treatment. I say discussed, there was no option for me. I had to have the treatment or I would have died within…

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Life As A GP On The ‘Front Line’

Things are changing so quickly now, and I thought it was important to hear from a GP in this crisis. I have seen mixed comments about what is happening around the country. I want to thank Dr Simon Hodes (@DrSimonHodes)…

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We Laugh And Cry Together

This post is dedicated to the incredible Sean O’ Brien RIP I was asked recently what has been my most positive experience since nature enrolled me into the ‘cancer club.’ There was no hesitation with my reply which was, “the…

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How Can I Help You?

As time has gone on and our lives are becoming much more complex, I have found that my work is getting much busier. Of course the cancer campaigning has increased. But I’m finding that my private messages are filling up…

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Being A Cancer Patient In 2020

Let’s be honest there is no good time to have your life interrupted by cancer! But this year would definitely not be the one of choice! Many of us are already well into long-term treatment, and others are yet to…

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The View From A Cancer Surgeon!

During these unprecedented times, I am finding myself working with more and more incredible cancer clinicians. These guys are also struggling under the current circumstances with waiting lists etc getting longer. I would like to say a massive thank you…

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The Realities Of Cancer In The UK

My last few months have been busier than I ever imagined. With the delays and cancellations of many cancer services, I have found myself forced into action! Together with Jo Taylor and many others from the online community, we are…

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Children Get Cancer Too!

Since Covid became the new ‘big C,’ I have never been so busy! Spending most days communicating with people from right across the cancer world. Including charities, healthcare professionals and of course patients. Everyone concerned about the delays in cancer…

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Risk, Fear, And Uncertainty.

Engaging with people is what makes me tick. Of course in person is best, but since we have been unable to do that in recent times, Zoom etc has enabled us to stay in touch even if it is only…

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