Chemotherapy

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 12.10.2015 | 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 08.10.2015 | 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 01.10.2015 | 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.

Facts Stranger Than Fiction

Emily Clark | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Clark

In my dance with the dreaded C word, strange things have happened. This journey isn't one on which the expected happens, simply by the fact that its nature is to be unexpected. No one expects to have cancer, especially young...

Argentinian Actress Posts Inspiring Selfies During Chemotherapy Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A popular Argentinian actress suffering from breast cancer is refusing to let her illness or chemotherapy treatment get her down. Lorena Meritano i...

Boy With Cancer Receives Half A Million Photos Of Therapy Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager undergoing chemotherapy has been inundated with photographs of half a million virtual therapy dogs from well wishers across the globe. A...

Cancer Is an Indiscriminate F**ker

Hannah Partos | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Partos

Dying isn't a decision, and the fight for survival is not a fight, where the more pugilistic are destined to win. I think of Sunny now with her rosary beads, as I last saw her - staunchly convinced that her God would show her mercy. But it doesn't matter how relentlessly optimistic you are - just as it doesn't make any difference how many chia seeds you eat.

Meet The Cancer-Fighting Gran Who Knitted Herself Some Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We couldn't even begin to imagine how tough it must be - both mentally and physically - going through chemotherapy. But then there's the finally cherr...

'Lynda's Decision To End Chemotherapy Would've Empowered Her'

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lynda Bellingham's decision to end chemotherapy treatment would've given her a huge "sense of empowerment", according to the chief executive of a lead...

What Lynda Bellingham's Cancer Journey Can Teach Us

Karin Sieger | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

She has been described as a national institution. Many of us have grown up with her, have been entertained, made to think and continue to be impressed by Lynda Bellingham's bravery. What can she teach us now at the end of her life?

These Tiny Robots Can Literally Attack Cancer Cells

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Tech

Researchers have revealed that they're working on a tiny nanoparticle called a 'nanoporphyrin' which can diagnose and attack cancerous tumours. In ...

'Kick In The Teeth' For Prostate Cancer Patients

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

A decision not to offer a life-extending prostate cancer drug to sufferers on the NHS until after they have received chemotherapy is a "kick in the te...

This Woman Froze Her Head So She Wouldn't Lose Her Hair After Chemo

SWNS | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman undergoing treatment for cancer endured agonising head freezing sessions to keep her hair during chemo - after her daughter begged her not to ...

How Barbie Helps Kids Come To Terms With Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Coming to terms with cancer is hard for adults, so imagine how difficult comprehending the illness must be for children. But thankfully there's an...

These Women Found A Beautiful Way To Cope With Hair Loss

Barcroft Media | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hair loss can be particularly traumatic for women, who often identify their long locks as a symbol of their femininity and personality. But some br...