My Baby's Fight For Life Started On The Day He Was Born...

Sarah Carter | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Carter

Our journey started on the day that Milo was born. Although my pregnancy scans had not picked up any problems, Milo was struggling to breathe and when...

New Drug Increases Life Expectancy Of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Tech

A groundbreaking new drug has extended the lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer, with seemingly no negative side effects. The IMM-101 dru...

GHD Launches Free Beauty Tutorials For Women With Cancer Related Hair Loss

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Style

‘You are not defined by your hair’ is not a slogan you’d expect to hear from a brand famed for hair styling products, but GHD’s latest campaig...

An Open Letter to the 'Non-Cancer Community'

Jess Terry | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Terry

While I cannot be thankful for my cancer in most respects, we need to be grateful for my doctors and treatments for giving me the chance to fight this illness. And if there ever comes a time when the treatments no longer work, I need you all to know that I will always be grateful for having lived my life with you in it. And I hope you feel the same about me.

Cancer Patient Documents Chemotherapy In Fun Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman with stage four colon cancer is single-handedly proving that chemotherapy doesn’t have to get you down. Karen Walsh from New York has docume...

Living With Sarcoma

Andy Roast | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Roast

To be honest, it's difficult to capture all my emotions during the past two-and-a-bit years of my life. I've learnt that having cancer does not necessarily mean life changes too dramatically - although perhaps I was lucky (a word I've used more since diagnosis) to have caught my sarcoma early.

'Finding the New Normal' - Cancer and Body Image

Laura Regan | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Regan

It becomes very easy to be frustrated with your own body, but really, I am proud of my body. I am proud of my body for surviving this. Cancer treatment has put my body through a great amount of stress, but no matter what has been thrown at it, my body has pulled through and has managed to deal with all of it - my body really is amazing..

Embracing Chemo-Induced Hair Loss - The Warrior Within

Fiona Munro | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Munro

When I was diagnosed with cancer I had long blonde hair, so the prospect of losing it was a bit of a shock.

Nurses Don't Just Pass Things to the Doctor

Selena Sandeluss | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Selena Sandeluss

I will go for a drink with my nursing colleagues and talk about you and how sad it makes me, what you went through, how brave you were and how you inspired me. I will keep your story with me forever, joining my ever growing library of patients that I have cared for with cancer.

Cancer Is Not an Old Person's Disease

Jess Terry | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Terry

There are many connotations around cancer; that it affects old people and middle aged women. That women only really get breast cancer. That teenagers can't get cancer. However seven young people are diagnosed with cancer in the UK every day. That's over 2,500 new cases every year, and these statistics don't include relapses of illness.

Coping with Cancer Induced Infertility

Fiona Munro | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Munro

With the help of an incredible friend I have now healed these wounds. I have 'come to terms' with the news and I have now reached the point where I can write about this in the hope of helping others to understand what it feels like, and supporting those who are walking the same journey.

Controlling Cancer Could Be Better Than Destroying It Completely

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When a person is diagnosed with cancer, the main aim is to destroy any tumours as soon as possible to stop it from spreading. But new research suggest...

Man Shares 'Before And After' Chemo Photos With A Hearty Dose Of Positivity

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A brave man who battled testicular cancer has shared his story in the hope that it will encourage other men to check themselves. The guy, who is kn...

Mum With Cancer Whose Premature Baby Died: 'I Would've Kept Her In My Tummy'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Parents

A mum whose baby died after she gave birth prematurely to start cancer treatment said she would've done things differently if she knew her daughter wa...

Mum Writes Poem To Baby Who Died After She Gave Birth Prematurely To Have Chemo

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Parents

A baby, who was born 12 weeks prematurely as her mum had cancer and needed to start an aggressive form of chemotherapy treatment , has died. Ally L...

How To Take Care Of Your Scalp After Cancer Treatment In 4 Simple Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Style

After chemotherapy you may be faced with a problem you've never considered before: how to care for the skin on your scalp. This is a question skin...

Skincare, Makeup And Nail Advice During Chemotherapy

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Style

Finding out you have cancer is a daunting experience, and the last thing anyone needs is the added stress of feeling insecure about what they look lik...

Breast Cancer Isn't Just a Lump - and the Side Effects Last Longer Than You'd Think

Helen Elliott | Posted 09.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Elliott

Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month you will see lots of articles awash with pink and telling us all to check for lumps. But when you are diagnosed with breast cancer, it is a complete shock, you know very little about what to expect and how your life will be affected.

Selena Gomez, I'm So Sorry to Hear Your News

Olivia Jones | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

News has now broken that pop sensation, Hollywood actress and teen idol Selena Gomez has been suffering with lupus and has been treating it with chemotherapy. This is another bit of evidence that you needed to believe that celebrities, even at the dizziest heights of fame, are real people.

Fighting Cancer While Pregnant: Mothers Deserve Quality Care

Peter Wallroth | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Peter Wallroth

Finding out that my wife Mair had breast cancer was a huge shock for all of us who loved her. At 41, she was vibrant, full of energy and had shown no...

How 'Uncooking' An Egg Gave Us A Better Way To Treat Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech

When Australian scientist, Professor Colin Raston from Flinders University came up with a way to "unboil" an egg, few at the time thought it would one...

Could This New Prostate Cancer Treatment Destroy Aggressive Tumours?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have developed a new type of cancer therapy with the potential to wipe out advanced prostate cancer. Prostate cancer kills roughly 30 me...

Photographer Captures Precious Moment Mum With Cancer Breastfeeds Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Parents

Beautiful photographs of a mother with breast cancer feeding her newborn baby have gone viral - for all the right reasons. The touching images capt...

Inspiring Woman Fights Deadly Disease With Yoga (And Lots Of It)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Briana Donis is battling a life-threatening disease. Aged 19, the teenager from Houston, Texas suffers from a rare condition called aplastic anemia...

A Wedding in the Shadow of Cancer

Clare Atkinson | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Atkinson

On the day of my diagnosis, I did several things. First, I sat on a bench outside the hospital, my head on my knees, crying uncontrollably, as my partner quietly kept his arms around me. I stayed like that for some time before suddenly sitting upright and asking him if he would marry me.