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The Hidden Side of Cancer

The Hidden Side of Cancer

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, a lot of information is thrown at you in a relatively short space of time – from the details of your diagnosis, to the treatment options available to you. Doctors, nurses, family and friends go to great lengths to understand the illness you are suffering, and the best way to fight the disease....

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

When was the last time you did something kind for someone? Even something small, like make your partner a cup of coffee, or message a friend to ask how they were?...

Things not to say to someone with cancer

Things not to say to someone with cancer

People within that support network naturally want to comfort you. However, sometimes words of encouragement or sympathy can do more harm than good....

What does chemo feel like?

What does chemo feel like?

If you’re about to start chemotherapy, chances are you’ve done a lot of online research, to try and prepare you for what lies ahead.  And when you’ve got your head around the procedures involved in treating your cancer, your next question is likely to be ‘what does chemo feel like?’...

Hair, Chemo and Me

Hair, Chemo and Me

We asked a group of people who have undergone chemotherapy treatment why keeping their hair throughout treatment was so important to them. ...