Tips And Tricks

Facebook furore over boob job

Facebook reverses decision Facebook banned a post from an artist who recreates nipples on women whose breasts have been reconstructed after cancer. However, after a group of women led by British tattoo artist Vicky Martin flew  a giant balloon in protest at Martin's...

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Overcoming difficulties traveling on bus and tube

A cancer patient has designed a new "Baby on board"-style badge to help people like him get a seat on busy Tube services. - And also buses one supposes One evening I climbed on a bus at Aldgate. As I made my way to the Priority seats, I noticed it was full of men.  I...

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Mouth sores

Soothing Mouth Sores Dealing with those tiny sores that cause agony! There are prescription and over-the-counter mouth rinses that can be used to ease mouth pain during chemotherapy.  You may need to try several - what works for one might not work for you. I had...

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Clearing out for a purpose

Post Lockdown is time for a good clear out But don't fill up the rubbish bin. Instead, take unwanted clothes, small items etc. to charity shops - to help someone else.  Cancer charities such as Marie Curie, Cancer Research UK etc. have shops in most major towns, plus...

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Tips 3

My tips - which might or might not work for you Having had polio, I was used to thinking about possible reasons for pain attacks, and sorted out the following; often worked for me, but there is NO guarantee they will work for you, so make sure you discuss them with...

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Tips for surviving after cancer

Our 'fight' starts when we finish hospital treatment Recently,  Breast Cancer Care said one in four cancer survivors still face long-term problems arising from treatment.  However, when we need help, the NHS often is unable to provide this, or you have problems...

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