Guest blog: Jennifer Young Beauty

Guest blog: Jennifer Young Beauty

Women don’t stop being women when they are diagnosed with cancer by Jennifer Young, Founder of Beauty Despite Cancer Coming from a scientific background, Jennifer Young is an experienced microbiologist and associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine, who decided to combine her knowledge 

Guest blog: What to do when the trust is gone?

Guest blog: What to do when the trust is gone?

When the trust is gone… Anyone will tell you that once the trust is gone in a relationship, you’re in trouble. It can be very hard to build that trust back up again, a trust that probably took years to grow and nurture. Can a 

Guest blog: 4 Writing Tips to Help You Through Cancer

Guest blog: 4 Writing Tips to Help You Through Cancer

This is another brilliant blog in the series from Confidence Coach, Allie Morgan (see here for her other guest blogs: How to Rebuild Your Confidence After Cancer and How to Talk to Others About Your Cancer). Allie is a Confidence Coach, working with cancer survivors and 

Guest blog: Comparing yourself to other cancer patients

Guest blog: Comparing yourself to other cancer patients

This week’s guest blog is a brilliant blog about the way in which we compare ourselves to others. It’s written by a clinical psychologist with personal experience of breast cancer and it’s a must read for everyone with cancer. At least… One of the things 

Guest blog: How to talk others about your cancer

Guest blog: How to talk others about your cancer

This is another brilliant blog in our series from Confidence Coach, Allie Morgan (see here for her first guest blog: How to Rebuild Your Confidence After Cancer). Allie is a Confidence Coach, working with cancer survivors and those with chronic illnesses. After overcoming bone cancer 

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 

Guest blog: busting nutrition myths

Guest blog: busting nutrition myths

This is a guest blog from Victoria Nelson, Registered Dietitian in London. Victoria offers expert evidence-based nutrition advice that is tailored to you, to help you achieve your lifestyle goals. Her specialities are cancer and gastrointestinal issues. She says, “My passion is dispelling common nutrition 

Guest recipe: Cauliflower Korma from Life Kitchen

Guest recipe: Cauliflower Korma from Life Kitchen

Cauliflower korma: a recipe from the Life Kitchen book by Ryan Riley. I love the aromatic sweetness of this curry. You can balance the flavours as you wish: if you really crave heat, add another chilli; if you don’t, remove the chillies altogether. As it 

Guest blog: Drain Dollies

Guest blog: Drain Dollies

This guest blog is from the fab Charlotte, the founder of Drain Dollies. I was tested for the BRCA1 gene At 17 I lost my mum to ovarian cancer, she was only 51, when I was a small child, I lost my grandma to the 

Guest blog: the little c club

Guest blog: the little c club

If you are a parent and you have a cancer diagnosis you will know that communicating about your illness with your child(ren) is an absolute mine field, should you tell them? should you hide it completely? how much information is ok? how do you talk 

Guest blog: How I came to be a cancer counsellor

Guest blog: How I came to be a cancer counsellor

This is a guest blog from a lovely lady called Claire who is a counsellor and life coach working with cancer patients. In this blog, she tells us how she got to be in this line of work and Tell us a little about yourself… 

Guest blog: setting up pink parcels

Guest blog: setting up pink parcels

In December 2019 I was enjoying my red hot shower, a welcome break from England’s typical December freeze when I thought I’ve not done a breast exam in a while! Whilst searching hoping it would all be fine there it was an embedded pea shape 

Guest blog: Memo for Pink Charities: Men Get This Disease Too

Guest blog: Memo for Pink Charities: Men Get This Disease Too

By Rod Ritchie Sitting in my doctor’s waiting room for a visit to find out the reasons for a breast lump, the last thing on my mind was breast cancer. I was relieved when, on this visit, and a subsequent visit, I was assured that 

Guest blog: The OWise App – what is it and how can it help you?

Guest blog: The OWise App – what is it and how can it help you?

This week’s guest blog is from the OWise team. You may have seen OWise on social media (with their really informative posts about breast cancer) or come across their App. In this guest blog, they tell us how the App came about and how it