A big thank you to everyone who helped with the research for my article on the role of social media in clinical trials. Here is the published article.
I recently gave a talk at the Cochrane UK and Ireland Symposium on the topic of empowering patients through making research findings openly available to them. It’s not enough however to make it available;… Continue reading
Originally posted on Future Patient – musings on patient-led healthcare:
We Are All Patients. Yes and No A response to Dr Mike Smith, Co-Chair, Patients Association I asked the Patients Association on Twitter…
Breasts have been a symbol of femininity and sexuality since civilization began, so it is not surprising that having breast cancer is not just an attack on your body but also your body… Continue reading
I am a survivor of infertility. I am a thriver of infertility, anxiety and depression. My recovery means making the daily choices to manage the lifelong losses of infertility and the consequences of… Continue reading
Here’s an interesting new study from Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute which has found a surprising lack of knowledge among breast cancer patients about the basic characteristics of their disease— how advanced… Continue reading
It is my great pleasure to introduce you to today’s guest writer Rachel Smith. Rachel is the family service co-ordinator for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Before reading Rachel’s guest post on the impact on… Continue reading
I’ve just been reading 10 Tips From a 26-Year Breast Cancer Survivor in the Huffington Post. In the article Lisa Marie Wilson shares advice from her grandmother, who, aged 57, was diagnosed with breast… Continue reading
So I wonder what marketing genius thought this campaign was a good idea?!
I am honored to feature this special guest post from Lois Hjelmstad, alongside a gift from Lois to readers. I’ve known Lois online for several years now, and her beautiful poetry never fails… Continue reading