Cancer affects our feelings and impacts our emotional wellbeing, whether we are the one with the illness, family or friends. What to expect and how to cope well?
Cancer and You is one of two podcasts I record on my orange houseboat in the river Thames. This podcast is for anyone affected by cancer, including family, friends, colleagues, medical professionals etc. I focus on the emotional and [READ MORE]
Ever wondered about breast density or what patient advocacy is all about? In this episode of my podcast ‘Cancer And You’ I am delighted to bring to you my conversation with breast density advocate Siobhán Freeney. We cover 2 [READ MORE]
You do not need to have cancer to be impacted by the disease. What to expect when someone you know is diagnosed with cancer? When someone is diagnosed with cancer, relatives and friends are often the forgotten ones. [READ MORE]
When I knew that chemo hair loss was going to happen to me, I decided to take matters into my own hands. It was one important way of feeling in charge, despite cancer. What can we do to cope [READ MORE]
It is not unusual to have mixed feelings about reading books others write about their cancer experience. I am particularly mindful of that as a writer and also as a reader. There are times when we can do both [READ MORE]
Cancer good news stories cannot take away from an important truth. Here are 7 important points to remember. When it comes to health and illness (whether physical or mental) some good news stories and topics can divide opinions, a lot more [READ MORE]
You do not need to have cancer to sense that cancer awareness days, weeks or months can be complex, helpful, annoying, divisive and frightening. They can throw us off balance. Having been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer twice, [READ MORE]