Exploding cancer myths

Blame Social Media for many cancer myths Survivors are frequently bombarded with friends kindly offering suggestions about what they should/should not do now that they have cancer. Myths galore fly around;  The Times even said “Social media blamed for spread of...

Processed foods

Warning sounds over processed foods  They could be a reason why it’s hard to lose weight  By definition, processed food is a food item that has had a series of mechanical or chemical operations performed on it to change or preserve it.   Yet the many of us rely...

Cancer “language” needs updating

Words can mean a lot.  But the language professionals use when talking to us needs an overhaul I am fed up with “just a scratch”. No – I want to scream.  Uttering that platitude usually means a painful dig as a nurse remembers to say this, but...

Good News – at last!

Why can’t the NHS copy?   My email inbox today contained request asking me to email my MP saying I was against possible NHS co-operation with US health companies details from the official WebMed website – where readers are treated as grown-ups wanting...

Sleep and Cancer

Getting a restful night’s sleep is a challenge  Pain from cancer itself, fatigue and discomfort from chemotherapy, and medication side effects are a few of the things that make sleep elusive for survivors So whenever I come across a sleeping puppy that just seems to...
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