Meat Free Monday

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And now it’s time for the Meat Free Monday recipe and this week I am featuring: Penne with tuna and courgettes Ingredients 350g (12oz) penne pasta 20g (¾oz) each of butter and flour… Continue reading

Women need to do more to support breast health

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I am very interested in the results of a recently commissioned study which reveals that women aren’t doing all they can to support breast health. The survey was conducted by Yankelovich, part of… Continue reading

Would you ever lie to your doctor?

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I have just been reading an interesting article called “Secrets and Lies”,  published last year by Dr Wendy Harpham in Oncology Times, which I would like to share with you here. I have to… Continue reading

Managing the stress of survivorship

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Listen to this podcast from Cancer Care’s seventh annual cancer survivorship series, Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer. Click here to listen to managing the stress of survivorship

Dating for cancer survivors

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I have written on this topic before, but here is something new! A dating agency for cancer survivors. Founded by a cancer survivor in 2007, “C is for Cupid” is one of the… Continue reading

Tamoxifen fears

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The website of Fight Pink features terrific stories of  the many faces of survivorship. Today I have been reading an inspiring piece by Nic McLean , a young breast cancer survivor, on her… Continue reading

Your life in YOUR hands

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Your Life in your Hands is a title of a book by Dr Jane Plant, dealing with the choices she made in her own breast cancer treatment. From the moment I read the… Continue reading

The doctor who diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer

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In the very same week last month that saw Farrah Fawcett lose her battle with cancer, the death also occurred of the incredible Dr Jerri Nielsen Fitzgerald, who diagnosed and treated her own breast… Continue reading

Sign the World Cancer Declaration

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Lance Armstrong is dedicating his ride in the Tour de France to the fight against cancer. Will you join him by signing the World Cancer Declaration and making a dedication to someone who… Continue reading

Avocado and Almond Facial Polish

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Another chemical free beauty product. This delicious natural facial exfoliating scrub will gently remove dead skin cells to reveal brighter looking skin. Honey is a wonderful healing and anti bacterial agent so this natural… Continue reading