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Antioxidants as a Complementary Therapy

Antioxidants, also known as “free radical scavengers,” are chemicals that interact with and neutralise free radicals, thus preventing them from causing damage.

The human body makes some of the antioxidants, called endogenous antioxidants that it uses to neutralise free radicals, but it relies on external sources, primarily the diet, to obtain the rest of the antioxidants it needs. 355 more words

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Cartilage (Bovine & Shark) as a Complementary Therapy for Cancer

Cartilage is a type of tough, flexible connective tissue that forms parts of the skeleton in many animals.

Cartilage contains cells called chondrocytes, which are surrounded by collagen (a fibrous protein) and proteoglycans, which are made of protein and carbohydrate. 463 more words

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Day of diagnosis… It’s as bad as it gets…

The day my mom was officially diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer was much worse than the day she died.

At just after 5pm on Monday, 25 August 2014, my mom’s gynecologist led me into a private guest room in the hospital where my mom had had her diagnostic operation. 1,024 more words

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Ilkley fashion show fundraiser!!!

Kim and her sister Natalie took part in a fashion show at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley, raising money for Macmillan. The night was a huge success with alot of money raised for Macmillan, as well as some fundraising for our Borneo trek through selling cakes. 31 more words

We are climbing Mount Kinabalu to raise money for Macmillan nurses

If you or a anyone you know has been affected by cancer, you’ll most likely be aware of the incredible support Macmillan provide. Over the last couple of years they have been an invaluable support to our family and friends. 443 more words