Guest blog: What NOT to say to a cancer patient

Guest blog: What NOT to say to a cancer patient

This is a great blog post from the brilliant Laura giving friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances some excellent advice on what NOT to say to someone with breast cancer.  “So you get a free boob job?…” Until you have heard the words “you’ve got cancer” 

The little c club

The little c club

This is the story of how The Little C Club came about, by the founders: Nic Owen and Jen Pope 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 

5 tips for colleagues of someone returning to work after cancer treatment.

5 tips for colleagues of someone returning to work after cancer treatment.

Following her breast cancer treatment and recent return to work, Rach has some tips for the colleagues of someone returning to work after breast cancer treatment. 1. Don’t stroke their hair. it isn’t a baby bump – actually it isn’t ok to stroke a baby 

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 

I struggled to tell people about my cancer

I struggled to tell people about my cancer

I don’t like people worrying about me. Especially when there’s nothing they can do. And the anger or sadness that comes with that knowledge isn’t something I could take on when I was diagnosed with cancer. This is why I didn’t tell. For the last 

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