Category Archives: CANCER PATIENTS

Cancer Survivorship – Treatment and Beyond

Over the past 10 years significant improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer have meant that cancer survival is increasing and also the growth in our ageing population has also resulted in an increase in cancer incidence.  With these two main factors, the number of cancer survivors is estimated to likely grow by over […]

Cancer and Inflammation

Our body’s immune system forms a protective shield and within its armoury, one of its most powerful weapons is inflammation. This is a complex and carefully orchestrated biological response designed to eliminate harmful stimuli such as bacteria, pathogens, injured cells and chemical irritants and to initiate the body’s healing processes, and without it we probably wouldn’t […]

Express Yourself

A diagnosis of cancer can make an individual feel they’ve lost control of so much resulting in both physical and psychological damage.  Doing something creative or expressive such as art, writing, gardening  or music can really help improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being.  Expressing yourself through engaging in this way can give you  […]

How To Get The Best Out Of Your Doctors

The first thing to remember is the medical team looking after you is on your side! We have found that being polite and friendly paves the way to a better relationship with them. It can get out of hand though: Nick was blamed by the nurses on the chemo unit for them putting on weight […]