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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Read more…

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July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. But what is the difference between sarcomas and other forms of cancer? Read more…

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Although scientists haven’t mastered all of the immune system’s cancer-fighting capabilities, immunotherapy is already helping to extend and save the lives of many cancer patients Read more…

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This weeks’ blog is about how meditation can help you cope with feelings of stress and anxiety following a cancer diagnosis Read more…

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Listening to music can have many positive benefits, both on your state of mind but also to your physical wellbeing. Read more…

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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month in the UK. A woman’s chance of surviving ovarian cancer for five years or more doubles from just 46 per cent to more than 90 per cent if caught in its earlier states – so make sure you know what to watch out for. Read more…

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We’ve compiled a list of useful suggestions that may help you through the first few weeks as you come to terms with your diagnosis, along with some ways to plan ahead. Read more…

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Every year in the UK, over 3 million people give up alcohol for ‘Dry January’? Whether they’re looking to cleanse their souls, their spirits or their livers, a month without alcohol has a number of physical and mental health benefits – as well as giving your body a break after the party season. Read more…

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Not feeling very ‘Ho Ho Ho’ this Christmas? Here are some tips on getting through Read more…

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Cancer drugs can cause your skin to react in many different ways. It may simply be that the skin becomes very dry, but also watch out for reactions to the drugs themselves Read more…

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Patients undergoing chemo treatment should be particularly aware of the potential implications of parabens on their hair Read more…

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We thought it was time we wrote a blog about the 'hell shot' to try to dispel any fears you may have by explaining exactly what it is, what it does, what to expect and how to counter any side effects Read more…

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What is Peripheral Neuropathy - find out if you're affected Read more…

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Some Helpful Advice for Beginning Chemo Treatment Read more…

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How to Tell Your Family You've Been Diagnosed With Cancer Read more…

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The ‘ups and downs’ of weight with cancer Read more…

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There will be 13,170 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed in the US, and 4,250 women will die from the disease. That's 12 women every day! Read more…

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Most people experience digestive problems related to their cancer or cancer treatment, which can result in abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, and constipation. Here are some top tips from experts to help you cope Read more…

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May 8th is World Ovarian Cancer Day. A woman’s chance of surviving ovarian cancer for five years or more doubles from just 46 per cent to more than 90 per cent if caught in its earlier states – so make sure you know what to watch out for Read more…

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April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in the UK – but no matter where you are in the world, spreading the word and making people aware of risks is vital to help save lives. Read more…

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Following on our menopause series, our final blog looks at the issues surrounding cancer treatment induced menopause and fertility. Read more…

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If you work with animals or have pets and are getting ready to start chemotherapy, how safe it is for you to be around animals during and after your treatment Read more…

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Here are a few pointers of things to do and things to avoid, giving yourself the best chance possible of ‘kicking cancer’s arse!’ Read more…

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Meditation has proven to be a promising practice to help decrease symptoms and side effects of chemo and radiation, improve sleep and strengthen the immune system – all vital to fighting and beating cancer. Read more…

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Lashes and brows are an important feature to most people, particularly women - so what can you do when you lose them because of chemo? Read more…

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Many people diagnosed with cancer use complementary therapies to relieve symptoms and help ease the side effects of treatment. Read more…

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Itchy, sore, reduced eye-sight, sticky, runny, flashing lights – it seems the eyes are one of the most susceptible parts of our bodies to chemo drugs. Read more…

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Cancer... Why me? - Is there something wrong with my body? What caused this? Read more…

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Whilst a real smile is always better than a fake smile – if you’re fighting cancer it can be difficult to find something to genuinely smile about. So, we’ve come up with ten good reasons to keep on smiling… even when you don’t feel like it Read more…

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Many patients undergoing radiation and chemo treatment report having extremely dry, cracked, itchy or sore skin. Here are a few moisturizers that have been recommended by members of the Chemotherapy Support Group Read more…

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Unless you’ve been directly affected by a brain tumor, like most people, you probably you won’t know much about this type of cancer…. so, we’ve scoured the internet to present the facts Read more…

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Cold cap therapy is a drug free non-invasive treatment that helps people reduce hair loss as a result of alopecia from the use of medically prescribed drugs, such as chemotherapy. Read more…

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We've researched some things that you can try to help manage the symptoms of the menopause - from HRT, vitamins, natural remedies and more Read more…

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There’s always a lot chatter about aluminium free deodorants in the Chemotherapy Facebook group. It’s a hot topic among members, so we’ve trawled the internet and created a list of the best ones according to consumer reviews. Read more…

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Manipulation of pressure points on the body have been used by humans to alleviate a wide-range of problems, including cancer symptoms and treatment side effects such as pain, nausea, fatigue and anxiety. Read more…

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Although for many, constipation is an embarrassing topic of conversation, it is one of the more common side effects of chemotherapy Read more…

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Described as brain fog or cloudiness, is it real or is it imagined? We wanted to find out what the experts thought. Read more…

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This blog shares some tips and advice about managing nausea from people who know first-hand how you’re feeling - coupled with the recommendations from the medical experts. Read more…

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Here are some of the most common sun protection mistakes you might want to tighten up on before stepping outside this summer Read more…

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Claudia Falzarano - For friends who want to show support Read more…

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A Few Tips on Coping with Cancer at Christmas Time Read more…

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself After Being Given the All-Clear Read more…

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Top tips for managing your hair when using cold caps Read more…

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