Here I will be sharing real-life experiences across the cancer journey, hardships and learnings of navigating a cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery
A shout-out to my fellow health advocates! You are all incredible, and although you don’t know it yet, you are impacting the lives of people
“don’t throw it in the top drawer and forget about it, read the (very well written) instructions and send it off!“ I have been nursing
Before I became a bowel cancer patient, I would not have believed that there was such a thing as an “unsexy” cancer. This is the
Today I am preparing for my seventh Colonoscopy! Yes seventh… at the age of 41 years! How lucky am I to have a bowel that
Tips for an easier health recovery Written by Stacey Band Stacey Band holds a Bachelor of Science in Child Development, a Master Degree in Public Administration
Guest Blog Post – By Christopher Brett-Renes BPsySc, GradDipPsyc, MScMed (Sexual Health Counselling), MACA (Level 3) Psychosexual Therapist. Associate Lecturer, Postgraduate Program in Sexual & Reproductive Health,
If I had a dollar for every time I heard a cancer patient say “what should I be eating right now”, “what is the best
The side-effects that cancer patients experience while taking steroids during their treatment can be hugely debilitating. While steroids are prescribed to improve the tolerance of cancer treatment, for some patients the
For most of us, the early days and weeks of a new cancer diagnosis are chaotic and confusing. There are a flurry of tests, scans,
The feeling of losing control and trust in one’s body, loss of income and ability to fulfil your normal responsibilities can be devastating. However, like the team of doctors and therapists supporting your cancer treatment journey, there is also a raft of financial strategies and services available to help you financially thrive throughout your cancer journey.
When I first heard the words of the famous COVID-19 poem ‘We are not in the same boat‘, I thought that the text could so
Making exercise a priority If you ask me about my top pearls of wisdom for optimising your cancer recovery – I will say ‘get the
Towards the end of 2018, as a 38 year old mum to an 18 month old and 3 year old I become a Cancer Mumma. I was diagnosed with early bowel cancer. My beautiful, carefree and predictable life as I knew it changed in a moment.