Category Archive: Survivorship

Weekly Round Up – The Changing Season Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Rise Of The Patient: A Survivor’s Perspective

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I was thrilled to be asked to contribute to the Rise Of The Patient radio show on what cancer survivorship means to me. Previous guests have included well-known patient advocates Colleen Young, Andrew Spong,… Continue reading

Driving the Cancer Bus: Cancer and PTSD

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It’s an honor for me today to feature a special guest blog by Diane Haber,  founder of  The Renewal Center – A Wellness Oasis for Cancer Survivors, a center which focuses on people… Continue reading

Recommendations to coordinate and improve cancer survivors’ care

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I am interested to see the following recommendations in this report. 1. Improve methods for delivering long-term follow-up care Few studies adequately analyze the best ways to evaluate and monitor side effects and… Continue reading

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Originally posted on Breast Cancer Chat Europe :
Prof Bogda Koczwara, medical oncologist and FCIC Survivorship Conference convenor. In this month’s #BCCEU Twitter chat we will be discussing what Marie learned at the Flinders Centre…

Revisiting cancer survivorship

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I have written about this topic several times here on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer, as I have become more and more aware of how many people dislike the term “survivorship”. I use the… Continue reading

Announcing the NED Retreat – Moving Beyond Cancer

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I promised you new directions for Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer, and I am delighted to be able to announce the first of these today. In partnership with Máire Garvey, founder, Dip in the… Continue reading

How to exercise after breast cancer..and why you should

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Yesterday, October 1st, saw the start of breast cancer awareness month. To mark the day, and in the lead up to Breast Health Day on October 15th, Europa Donna Ireland hosted a talk… Continue reading

Reframing Cancer Survivorship

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Today, on  National Cancer Survivors Day, I am asking the question who are cancer survivors and is it really necessary to set aside a day to celebrate survivorship? The terms cancer survivor and… Continue reading

Emma’s Story

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I am delighted to feature Emma Willis as my guest writer today. Emma tells the story of being a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer, how she found support and friendship online, and… Continue reading