I have confided to my wife—and now to all of you—that I would take pain over nausea…depending on how much pain. I am now putting that to the test. 1,234 more words
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Most of us who have been diagnosed with cancer will be familiar with the war terminology that frequently accompanies a diagnosis. Fight, battle, war – they’re all words that get thrown around when you’re going through treatment or living with cancer. 770 more words
“Don’t go on the Internet”.
These are the words of many doctors and nurses that many of us hear when we’re first diagnosed. The Internet, of course, contains lots of useful information but sifting through everything that’s out there to get to the good stuff isn’t easy. 874 more words
There are lots of different types of cancer and, increasingly, just as many different types of treatments. While many people with ‘solid’ tumours receive surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, blood cancers sometimes require a slightly different tack. 1,170 more words
There is never, ever a good time to get cancer, but having to face your own mortality while waiting to give birth to a new life is especially hard. 1,407 more words