After Cancers Blog

Survivors learn to self-refer

Side effects from cancer drugs often show after  treatment Unless you are very lucky, your GP is someone who is faced with Government paperwork, staff problems, not enough time and only basic knowledge on cancer - NOT good enough. And no time to keep up with all the...

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What’s happened to Macmillan cancer charity?

Macmillan caught in multiple cold calling of Charity Donors They still haven't learnt - this week press stories highlighted how Macmillan, Cancer Research UK and Cancer Support UK "paid investigators for information on ... income, value of homes and friendship...

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Translating doctor-speak

Fun way to decide what Doctors mean   Very much tongue-in-cheek Yorkshire folk have the lowest stress rate because they do not understand the seriousness of most medical terminology". This, and definitions below, were sent by a fellow cancer patient, who also...

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KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid

What part of K.I.S.S can't the NHS understand?      NHS uses sledgehammers to crack nuts Coming up with new 'initiatives' at regular intervals.  Wasting staff time, worrying patients and costing money to plan and set up.  Currently the NHS is in a flap about latest:...

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Little Tips

Wacky ideas that might help Although I try to only include information that comes from reputable sources (hospitals, official European cancer centres, recognised research centres, etc.), ocassionally I get sent hints and tips that apparently have worked for their...

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