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What is Proton Beam Therapy?

Last year a little boy named Ashya King was removed from a Southampton hospital by his parents and taken to Spain to receive proton beam therapy. 714 more words


‘Breast of a bad situation’ – our cancer journey - Part One

By Duncan McKenzie

It was spring 2014. The world was awakening from the icy grip of another long, cold winter. The daffodils stretched out their golden yellow petals, like a small child extending those well rested arms after a cosy night’s sleep. 1,129 more words


Worrior Mum: The Cancer Fight

Previously I mentioned in my previous blog about my mum being diagnosed with lung cancer.  This was one of the biggest things I have had to deal with in my life.   1,028 more words


She's My Person

I’ve always been slightly anti social, it’s just my thing. It’s not that I don’t like people. Well, okay, most people are the worst.

When I was a teenager I’d mostly spend my spare time holed up in my bedroom or at the library getting lost in my latest book although that changed when I turned fifteen. 1,332 more words


Tit tats

A relatively quiet week last week, felt like I was over the worst of the chemo effects by Wednesday. I can’t tell you how pleased I am that chemo is now over. 375 more words

Breast Cancer

Neurotic about Neuromas

It starts with the feeling that you have a pebble in your shoe and then develops into a burning pain in the ball of your foot.   547 more words