My Cancer

Tips, News and Recommendations For People With Cancer.  This ‘My Cancer’ section has articles from our staff, cancer patients, carers, family, friends, loved ones, and survivors.  Providing tips, relevant news and advice to help your journey.  If you would like to post here please see our guidelines for article submission.

Suggestions For An Optimal Cancer Diet: Hoaxes and Myths Not Discussed

Suggestions For An Optimal Cancer Diet: Hoaxes and Myths Not Discussed

There are often stories in the media about certain foods or nutrients in the cancer diet that will increase the risk of cancer decrease the risk of cancer feed cancer cure cancer It is beyond the scope of this article to discuss fads, hoaxes, current research or scientific evidence.  Except to say the obvious, that […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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Cancer Rehabilitation: What Every Cancer Survivor Should Know

Cancer Rehabilitation: What Every Cancer Survivor Should Know

There is a good chance that a person who has had cancer will benefit from Cancer Rehabilitation. Dr. Julie Silver,  director of Cancer Rehabilitation,  at Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA. has written an article in this months Coping with Cancer highlighting the need for more information about how people can access […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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Six tips to help you talk about your cancer

Six tips to help you talk about your cancer

Six tips to help you talk about your cancer  Practising what you want to say can help you keep in control. Suggestions regarding what you might think about include *who do you want to tell?* *do you want to tell people how your treatment is going? *would you prefer a family member to tell people […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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Mood And Anxiety Issues Are Common Among Cancer Survivors

Mood And Anxiety Issues Are Common Among Cancer Survivors

In this months COPING WITH CANCER Dr Isabel Schuermeyer (past-president of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and a member of the psycho-oncology department at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH) discusses the mood and anxiety issues which are associated with surviving cancer Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders are common among cancer survivors, even those who have never […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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How to Embrace Surviving Cancer

How to Embrace Surviving Cancer – A Cancer Survivors Guide

A lot has changed for cancer survivors in recent years and there is increasing knowledge about late and long-term effects of both cancer and its treatment. Indeed we even know more about how to prevent cancer from coming back and extend survivorship after treatment. However cancer survivors can still feel isolated or emotional dealing with physical, emotional and cog­nitive changes […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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Tips from AXA PPP to help you talk about your cancer

Tips from AXA PPP to help you talk about your cancer

AXA PPP healthcare has collected information from their clients regarding things people said to them that were difficult, upsetting or just annoying.  Also, things that were useful, kind, and got it just right. AXA PPP healthcare has collected information from their clients regarding things people said to them that were difficult, upsetting or just annoying.  Also, things […]

Dr Shara Cohen

Dr Cohen started her working life as a research scientist and lecturer with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

She followed a classical scientific career until she left mainstream science in 2000 (which coincided with the birth of her first daughter) to establish the Life Science Communications company, Euroscicon Ltd.

Euroscicon Ltd was her first company (which she sold in 2016).

In 2013 she was diagnosed with Cancer and set up Cancer Care Parcel

She also works with and establishes businesses and charities which benefit local, national and international communities via her company – The Pein Consultancy Ltd

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Latest Cancer Discussions From Cancer Research UK

Latest Cancer Discussions From Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK has a page where you can see cancer discussions embracing a range of topics They discuss all aspects of cancer and have a very friendly team of moderators who are online all the time, every day of the year. Their moderators keep the forum safe, legal and supportive, in keeping with their community guidelines, but […]

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Five Inspirational Cancer Quotes

Five Inspirational Cancer Quotes

 Here are five inspirational cancer quotes for you and your friends.   We hope they can help brights up the day and give you strength We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa Cancer is a word, not a sentence. – John Diamon Time is shortening. But every day that […]

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Cancer Support:  Coping With The Stress Of Cancer

Cancer Support: Coping With The Stress Of Cancer

Their 7 active ways to coping with the stress of cancer are discussed below 1.Take action to get rid of the problem Basically, make sure that you are being looked after by the professionals.  your oncologist, surgeon, radiographer can all take away some of the burden. 2.Plan how to deal with the problem If you have a […]

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Is cancer a death sentence?  Simple answer- NO!

Is cancer a death sentence? Simple answer- NO!

Being diagnosed with cancer in the UK in 2016 does not have to mean a death sentence.  Cancer survival in the UK has doubled in the last 40 years The latest statistics show that half of people diagnosed with cancer in England and Wales survive for at least ten years, which is much better than years ago. […]

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