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29-12-2016

29/12/2016 The third session of carbo/caelyx. My veins are bad, they don’t want to take another needle in. First two tries – not a chance. Third try – nearly fainted, but we’re good, we’re in. Unfortunately, this got blocked at the very end of chemo infusion. Nurses had to remove it and try again. I […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Ovarian cancer symptoms

  My ovarian cancer symptoms There are hundreds of pages on the internet which are devoted to ovarian cancer and its symptoms. I had read many of them as well. But I read them only after I had been actually diagnosed. This was too late! Every woman should be aware of those symptoms and their meaning […]

Of Alternative Medicines, Misinformation And Fear

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It happens to me quite often. When I tell people I had cancer and I underwent an extensive surgery followed by the course of chemotherapy they often stare at me and say that chemo kills. It actually upsets me a lot. “You have decided to take chemo??? Do you know that it kills your healthy […]

My story – year after surgery

Today is 13th of March… exactly a year since my surgery which had ended my first life and started another, different one with a second partner – cancer. It’s been a year and I am still waking up in the middle of the night wondering has it all really happened or was it just a […]

Cancer survivor to open a second juice bar after ‘superfoods helped her illness’

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Cancer survivor to open a second juice bar after ‘superfoods helped her illness’ TRADER Gemma Bloor is opening a second juice bar – after crediting ‘superfoods’ for assisting her recovery from cancer. The 37-year-old and her partner, Steve Armstrong, are setting up a new branch of their venture in Hanley’s Cultural Quarter. It follows the […]

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland’s snowiest mountain – on crutches

Cancer survivor challenge

Nikki Bradley has been battling a rare form of bone cancer since she was 16. Facing a possible amputation, she’s determined to fit as much into her life as she can. CLIMBING A MOUNTAIN is something that many of us would like to do, that some of us actually do, and that others among us […]