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How to tell your family you’ve been diagnosed with cancer

How to tell your family you’ve been diagnosed with cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is a heart-stopping moment, the shock is enough to send anyone into an emotional tailspin and it may take a while to sink in....

Celebrities that have kicked cancer’s ass

Celebrities that have kicked cancer’s ass

Being diagnosed with cancer can be an incredibly isolating time; it’s not unusual to feel alone. However, the reality is that millions of people across the world have fought this disease, or are fighting it right now. ...

Busting cancer myths part 2: Using your cell phone

Busting cancer myths part 2: Using your cell phone

Research is ongoing into the link between cell phones and cancer, and we may not understand the relationship fully for another two decades – until the generation born into the era of mobile communication become adults. ...

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? ...

Questions to ask your doctor

Questions to ask your doctor

Being diagnosed with cancer comes as an almighty shock; and there’s nothing that can prepare you for that moment. Being blindsided this way - with your emotions and brain going into overdrive and stress levels rising - may make it hard for you to take in information. ...