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Book Review: "Not in the Pink" by Tina Martel

Not In The Pink” by Tina Martel

Although I am no Snow White I am living with the seven chemo dwarves. Itchy, Weepy, Weary, Drippy, Achy, Queasy, Bitchy. 276 more words


My fight with Cancer

In the past 12 months, I’ve read about 6 similarly slanted blogs on the subject of cancer metaphors and in particular their use in describing cancer experiences with the words ‘fight’, ‘battle’ and other ‘military’ sounding terms.   488 more words


Somewhere Only We Know

I felt that it would be rather fitting for the last post for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to be one that pays tribute to those Children fighting Cancer, those who have lost the battle and those who were left behind, and I think this video compilation does that beautifully… 514 more words


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: My Story

Published on Sep 20, 2015

This is a video made by young Alex-Avalon, wherein he tells in his own words of his fight with cancer ( 112 more words


Access to Cancer Treatment in South Africa

Published on Jun 24, 2015

This documentary insert looks at the dire lack of Cancer treatment in the public health sector. Only two state hospitals in the Gauteng region offer full line chemotherapy and radiation treatment – resulting in long waiting list of patients and a backlog of referrals from other provinces and rural areas. 691 more words


Childhood Cancer Early Warning Signs

The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t play a role; it is usually the result of DNA changes in cells that take place very early in life. 642 more words


Why Childhood Cancer Awareness is VITAL

“Courage does not always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying,
‘I will try again tomorrow.”
~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~ 497 more words