NEWS & TIPS

Have a Good Laugh

There has not been a lot to laugh about in 2020. With Covid-19 restrictions being eased people are now busy Christmas shopping and meeting up

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It’s December

December marks Summer, Christmas celebrations and a time to reflect. It’s a time for cancer patients to be extra diligent. With Covid-19 restrictions being eased family

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Staying hydrated

Have your water bottle with you at all times, before, during and after chemotherapy treatment. You may not feel well for the first few days but

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Spring Allergies

Asthma and hay fever sufferers have faced challenges with the COVID-19 outbreak. Now add to that Spring and the risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma that can

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Halloween

When you are a cancer patient every day can feel scary like Halloween.  We hope this Halloween you have a good day. We have a

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That Dreaded Diarrhoea

Some cancer patients suffer constipation but for others their treatment often involves the opposite, diarrhoea. This can result in a sore and tender butt. At the

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Keep a Temperature Record

It’s important in these Covid-19 times to avoid being in public, social distance and wear a mask. One of the most common ways that cancer patients

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Depression, Anxiety and Fear

Feelings of depression, anxiety and fear can strike at any time and are very common and normal responses to a cancer diagnosis. In these Covid-19 times

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Spring

Spring is finally here and hopefully the start of some beautiful weather. Not so good if we are still in lockdown but hopefully restrictions will

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About the Butt

While undergoing aggressive chemotherapy treatments some chemo drugs, pain medicines and anti-nausea drugs can cause constipation or diarrhoea. “Nappy rash” is something that no one talks

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