Opened A Forum

Opened a forum (for women principally) and usual moans re NHS treatment – but no suggestions for what could be done to improve matters. Just moans. Had a chat with my Dutch Physio (married to an Englishman, so we have benefit of her expertise) and she is constantly...

Dark Chocolate Is Good For You

What lovely news that dark chocolate – in moderation – is good for us. Just posted info that came from ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology that says so – and you can’t get much better than that

Arrogant NHS Medic

Arrogant NHS medic really got up my nose. Friends saying their Cancer Nurse Specialist (CNS) is wonderful make me think there is something wrong with me – or do others have same problem when trying to get information and help? Yesterday was rung by a CNS; I had tried...

Thanks A Bunch NICE

Thanks a bunch, NICE. Today comes announcement that NICE are to impose massive fees to approve drugs. This will hit new cancer treatments hard, especially for those with rarer cancers, where not so many patients will mean less profit for developers. NICE charges will...

Interesting Conversation With Dutch Friend

Had such an interesting conversation with a new go-ahead Dutch friend, who is setting up interesting workshops (more when dates are announced). She made me green with envy, describing how in Holland she had to wait 24 hours when she thought she had cancer; next day...