Cancer Support UK – post-cancer support

Cancer Support UK – post-cancer support

In this article, Cancer Support UK tell us about how their support groups can help someone who has finished cancer treatment and is struggling to navigate post-cancer life. At Cancer Support UK, we understand that it’s perfectly normal to be left with anxiety and concerns 

The Osbourne Trust

The Osbourne Trust

Who we are I’m Emma and I founded and now run The Osborne Trust, the only national charity that focuses all of our support on the children of a parent with cancer. The Trust was launched in 2014 after my own cancer diagnosis aged 36 years with 

Cancer & pregnancy – Mummy’s Star

Cancer & pregnancy – Mummy’s Star

In this guest blog, Pete Wallroth, founder and CEO of Mummy’s Star talks about why he set up the charity. He also talks about how it can support parents of babies up to the age of 12 months, and those going through pregnancy whilst diagnosed 

Flat Friends UK

Flat Friends UK

What is Living Flat? Flat Friends use the term ‘flat’ to describe ourselves whether we: are living with one breast are living with no breasts wear prostheses don’t wear prostheses don’t want reconstruction can’t have reconstruction are waiting for reconstruction had failed reconstruction haven’t decided 

Wigwam Cancer Support Groups and Forums launched

Wigwam Cancer Support Groups and Forums launched

This is a guest blog from Philip Booth, the coordinator of Wigwam – part of the Yes to Life cancer support community. Wigwam is a cancer support group with a difference. It is a community of people living with cancer coming together to explore and 

Q&A with helpline nurse at Breast Cancer Now

Q&A with helpline nurse at Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now is the UK’s first comprehensive breast cancer charity, combining world-class research and life-changing care to build a complete view of breast cancer and make faster progress for everyone affected. Steered by research and powered by care, Breast Cancer Now’s ambition is that, 

Carers: How to support your loved one

Carers: How to support your loved one

This week, Megan from No More Grapes has provided some simple, yet important, advice for carers – those of you who are looking after someone whilst they go through an illness or recover from an accident. It can happen suddenly, a family member becomes involved 

The Pink Ribbon Foundation

The Pink Ribbon Foundation

This week’s guest blog is a Q&A with Lisa Allen of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. This is a breast cancer charity, but it’s slightly different to the other breast cancer charities. I came across them last year during my research for my page on the 

Ticking Off Breast Cancer, the book

Ticking Off Breast Cancer, the book

‘I’m afraid it’s not good news. We’ve found cancer cells in your lymph nodes.’ BAM. With that, the air in the room was sucked out. I couldn’t catch my breath, I froze in my chair and my entire body started to shake. I’d never experienced