Sinead Power is a nurse researcher from the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork. She is currently undertaking her PhD. and is particularly interested in examining the effects of chemotherapy induced hair… Continue reading
Today’s guest post is written by Tish Kirkland, owner of Hatiheri a business which sells headwear and accessories for hair loss. Hatiheri was born out of Tish’s frustration at not being able to… Continue reading
Although Mother’s Day has passed, this video just came to my attention and it seems an ideal way to have marked the day. But of course, we don’t need a special day set… Continue reading
According to the latest research, a combination of early menopause due to breast cancer treatment and common drugs used to treat breast cancer, could be weakening the bones of breast cancer survivors once… Continue reading
Thanks to vastly improved access to the right care at the right time for women with possible symptoms referred to the eight designated cancer centres, advances in treatments, and a national roll-out of the BreastCheck programme for women without symptoms, the picture for breast cancer in Ireland is far more positive than before.
Looking at the pictures in the newspaper this week of comedienne and actress, Jennifer Saunders, as she attended the ballet in London, those of us who have gone through chemo, will recognise her gorgeous… Continue reading