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”I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”-Maya Angelou ♥

That’s how I feel about my cancer, 5 years on I have no evidence of disease and I am very grateful to be alive. My body is not the same, after chemo, 3 surgeries and radiotherapy, and I am not … Continue reading

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Two of the responses to an editorial by Julietta Patnick, Director NHS Cancer Screening Programmes, (Benefits of screening take years to appreciate -bmj 16 January 2013 – BMJ 2013;346:f299) are especially noteworthy. One, from…

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2013 and what it means to me – High Five!

As they used to say in Sesame Street, this blog is brought to you by the number 5. January 16th will be 5 years to the day since I was diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer. the chances of surviving to … Continue reading

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Rocky quote

I had this pinned up in my bedroom whilst I was going through Chemo, tough times, but I got through it. Thanks Sly x

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When treatment ends – By Dr. Peter Harvey

Some very useful insights here, hope it is helpful After the Treatment Finishes – Then What? Dr Peter Harvey Consultant Clinical Psychologist Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust Imagine a roller-coaster. Some of you will find this an exciting and thrilling image: … Continue reading

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Breast cancer screening: The message from Australia where they looked at more recent research (not 20 years old as did the UK Independent Review) is that fewer lives are saved by screening and there…

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Writing in a personal capacity in the bmj 22 August 2012, Every day in every way we are getting better and better; the optimism of health policy, Iona Heath, President of the Royal College…

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