Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer

I have come across several websites recently that I think deserve a mention.  The first is an American website, I’m too Young for This a website for young adults (15-39 years) with cancer. They are into improving quality of life and setting up support communities aimed specifically at young adults. They have [...]

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Genetic Testing – Telling the Children

The Family section of Saturday’s Guardian had an excellent article on inherited cancer. It was taken from a book called “Singing the Life: The Story of a Family Living in the Shadow of Cancer” by Elizabeth M. Bryan. The author died of pancreatic cancer in February this year. You can read the [...]

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Scientific American – Special Edition

Your local newsagent might stock the latest Scientific American, Special Edition called “New Answers for Cancer”, if they do, then you should pick up a copy. You can also download a digital copy online, but if you’re anything like me there is something satisfying in having a glossy magazine and a [...]

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Cancer Statistics – Hopefully the median is not the message

Cancer and statistics. A bad combination? Following a cancer diagnosis, no questions are more loaded than will I be cured? and how long have I got? Statistics apply to large groups of people, not just one person. So how do you make sense of the numbers?

One of the best articles on [...]

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