Tag Archive: jade goody

Jade made us think about death

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The death of Jade Goody has been “helpful” in making people think about the end of their own lives, according to a new poll. Nearly half of women, 49pc, and a third of… Continue reading

“Farrah’s Story” has meaningful message

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“Farrah’s Story” is as much about becoming aware of our own mortality as it is seeing a cultural icon fight the disease. If one of the most vibrant celebrities of a generation can… Continue reading

“Farrah’s story”

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In choosing to go public with her illness, the actress best known for her role in Charlie’s Angels, Farrah Fawcett has inevitably been compared to British reality star, Jade Goody, who lost her fight with cancer in… Continue reading

The language of cancer

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Recently I attended the Irish Cancer Society Cancer Support Conference where the key-note address was given by inspirational speaker, Chris Moon. Chris, who is a double amputee and former army officer discussed the best way… Continue reading

Jade Goody dies on Mother’s Day

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Jade Goody passed away in her sleep this morning at home in Essex. In the past few months, Jade’s story and her decision to die in the public eye has been criticised, villified, admired… Continue reading

Jade Goody battle signals U-turn on cervical cancer screening for under 25s

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As I have already stated in previous posts, while I am uncomfortable with certain aspects of the Jade Goody media coverage, I am nevertheless happy that it has raised awareness of cervical cancer,… Continue reading

Jade Goody media circus is getting out of hand

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As anyone who has read my previous posts on Jade will know I was initially pleased that her decision to allow the cameras to film her treatment and the resulting media coverage has… Continue reading

Thank you Jade, you have helped to save lives

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  Martina Devlin, writing in the Irish Independent, yesterday: JADE Goody has influenced my behaviour. I never dreamed it was possible — I usually change channels or turn the page when I see… Continue reading

Jade Goody: The Blog Debate Continues

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Jade Goody  – the debate continues. So many people blogging on Jade this past week. Tom Leonard in the Telegraph tells us that America just doesn’t get this Jade Goody thing , letting us  know… Continue reading

Jade Goody illness raising awareness about cervical cancer

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From today’s Irish Independent: The Irish Cancer Society says the story of Jade Goody’s illness  has inspired many Irish woman to look for advice about cervical cancer. Read more….