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4 books that will help you fight cancer head-on

4 books that will help you fight cancer head-on

When you’re going through cancer treatment, it’s natural to seek support from your family, your friends, and your physician. However, as helpful as they can be, it is difficult for them to put their feet in your shoes and understand how you’re truly feeling. ...

How does it feel when you get the all clear?

How does it feel when you get the all clear?

Getting the all clear is an incredibly emotional moment, and survivors tend to experience a rollercoaster of feelings – some of which may flood-in immediately, whilst others catch you unawares in the weeks and months ahead.There is no right or wrong way to react. If you’ve successfully reached the end of your treatment, here are some of the emotions you may well experience after being told you're cancer free. ...

Busting cancer myths: Superfoods – fact or fiction?

Busting cancer myths: Superfoods – fact or fiction?

If you’re fighting cancer, one thing you might find is that you’re inundated with well-meaning advice on everything from what to eat, radical new treatments, supplements that worked wonders on a friend of a friend to daily skin products to avoid at all costs! It can be overwhelming but at the same time you’re left wondering – are they true or false? ...

8 great reasons to start a cancer blog

8 great reasons to start a cancer blog

When you’re fighting cancer, you’re not just battling a disease; you’re having to process a lot of emotions, too. One really effective way to help get your thoughts straight is to write them down. Some people choose to keep them private, in a diary; others want to share their experiences publicly, by starting a blog....

Cancer… Why me?

Cancer… Why me?

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, it’s natural to wonder ‘why me?’ Is there something wrong with my body? Did I do anything to cause this?...

Sex on Chemo

Sex on Chemo

Cancer is a game-changer, in so many ways; from your eating and sleeping habits, to your energy levels and general wellbeing. Some of these changes are accompanied by a lot of information and literature from medical staff – others are less documented. ...