Dogs helping humans with cancer diagnosis

Dogs play their part America’s Cancer Moonshot initiative was designed to encourage innovation in cancer research.  it’s  mission was    “to end to cancer as we know it.” Whilst I was being treated,.one of my dogs was also diagnosed with cancer, so I was...

Prehabilitation

 Prehabilitation Report  Survivors’ needs ignored A Major new report issued by Macmillan Cancer Support, the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration calls for changes to the...

Scams on the Internet

Why do doctors HATE ‘Dr. Google’? We’ve all come across medical information  on the Web, which we know is dubious. A Wall Street Journal examination found Facebook Inc. and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful...

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...

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...

How the Swiss tackle Gender Imbalance

They held a conference in Lausanne Sometimes I think we pay too much attention to ‘getting it right’ and ensuring sexes are treated ‘appropriately’, rather than getting on with treating the illness.  It was the Swiss who announced ...
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