Tag Archive: cancer survivorship

Breast cancer survivors wanted

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As you know, I am a big advocate of a structured treatment plan for cancer survivors which includes support and information for that post-treatment limbo phase we can find ourselves in. Today I came… Continue reading

Share your cancerversary story

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I wrote a post at the end of September, celebrating my milestone 5-year cancerversary. In it I wrote  of how I celebrated by doing the ordinary things – a walk, a coffee with a… Continue reading

A sister’s loving tribute

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I came across the website of the Warwick Foundation today and was moved to tears by the way  its founder Samantha Lehmann writes of the death of her brother from cancer. She has created… Continue reading

Sometimes there are just no words…

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Many people struggle with what to say to a person who has been newly diagnosed with cancer. In fact that person may quickly become a magnet for platitudes! Things such as “sure anyone… Continue reading

Emotional health affects exercise patterns

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I have written here many times about the benefits of exercise not only to physical well-being but to the psychological aftermath of cancer. Now, a new study claims, that emotional health plays a… Continue reading

A survivor’s story

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I am one of those people who cannot bear to throw a newspaper or magazine away until I have at least glanced at the content, in case I may miss a good feature story.… Continue reading

Report claims not enough being done for cancer survivors

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A report from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council of the National Academies documented what almost every cancer survivor already knows: not enough is being done for cancer survivors as they… Continue reading

Fit and fabulous survivor

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Today’s Daily Mail newspaper features a story on Diana Moran, the ‘Green Goddess’ who has just turned 70 and looks fabulous and fit. Diana was a regular feature on British TV throughout most… Continue reading

Supporting women with breast cancer conference

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A day-long free national conference entitled ‘Supporting women with breast cancer’ will take place this coming Saturday, 25th April in Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin 1, for women who have had a breast cancer diagnosis… Continue reading

First online cancer survivorship tool

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OncoLife, the first online cancer survivorship care plan tool developed by physicians and nurses from Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center has resulted in high user satisfaction rates according to research which was presented at the American… Continue reading