Talking About Cancer

Articles are written by our expert team, partners and friends.  For all those affected by cancer, including patients, friends, family and carers.  You are welcome to comment on each article in the article reply boxes.  If you would like to write an article for our “talking cancer” section, please contact us, we are always happy to hear your point of view.  Our guidelines for article submission can be found here

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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Cancer.Net Has Advice For Talking To Someone With Cancer

Cancer.Net Has Advice For Talking To Someone With Cancer

The American website Cancer.net has some very relevant advice for talking to someone with cancer, which include how to choose your words carefully and what words and questions can be used and ones which shouldn’t. For example Unhelpful phrases you should avoid include when talking to someone with cancer I know how you feel (because you probably […]

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When Its Difficult For Teens To Talk About Sex And Cancer

When Its Difficult For Teens To Talk About Sex And Cancer

Macmillan cancer support has information on how teens can about sex and cancer with their doctor or nurse. How to talk about difficult subjects is addressed, together with what sort of questions to ask and even how to address a subject that you don’t want others to know about. To get more information http://www.macmillan.org.uk/cancerinformation/teensandyoungadults/relationshipssexandfertility/talkingaboutrelationships,sexandfertility/howtotalkaboutdifficultsubjects.aspx on […]

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Chatting To Someone With Breast Cancer From

Chatting To Someone With Breast Cancer From “Breast Cancer Care”

Sometimes it’s not easy to get face-to-face support But you’d still like to talk with other people who’ve had a breast cancer diagnosis and understand what you’re going through. Live Chat is a private chat room provided by BREAST CANCER CARE where you can talk about whatever’s on your mind. There are usually between four and […]

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Talking to someone with cancer: Five point guide from Cancer Care Parcel

Talking to someone with cancer: Five point guide from Cancer Care Parcel

 It’s sometimes not easy to know what to say to someone with cancer.  But its important for both you and them that you don’t avoid them or the subject.  This can make things very difficult for you in the long run. Here are five pointers to get you “talking cancer” (your comments and suggestions are welcome) If you […]

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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