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  Now we are facing lockdown – again – this is bound to add to anxieties, which won’t help as we toss and turn trying to sleep. Friends who have been unlucky enough to catch Covid-19 report the same...

PPG

Clifton Hampden Surgery PPG has asked me to be Guest Editor of the Newsletter, and as a newcomer from London (returning to where I grew up) I am delighted to do this.  After the mega-surgeries we suffer in London, sometimes having to wait 5 weeks to see a doctor, the...

Lung Cancer

ASCO REPORT I have reason to be very grateful to this body;  in typical American fashion they were very generous with providing information when I suspected I had developed Neuropathy as a side effect of cancer drugs – and my doctors wouldn’t admit it....

Loneliness

          The silent Disease Loneliness underlies many of today’s ills; particularly for cancer survivors.  Once finished with treatment, the world around  expects us to resume our previous life-style.  But for many survivors, this ain’t gonna happen. ...

Cancer and Diabetes

 As if people living with diabetes didn’t have enough health concerns, here’s another- A study at Cornell University of US shows there is an increased risk of metastatic cancer New research at this top US university points to a possible explanation for...