Blogs

Blogs

Write down your experiences and share your knowledge with members of the community. Whether it’s a personal journal or a record of your marathon training, your blog is a space for you to communicate your thoughts to the world.

Latest Entries
  • Community News Blog

    Benefits webchat - Thursday 30 April

    Money worries are the last thing you need when you're living with cancer. Our friendly welfare rights advisers Ceri and Chris will be answering your questions live in the chatroom in our benefits webchat on Thursday. Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer yourself, or you’re supporting someone who has, there’s a wide range of...
  • In the Middle

    Greyness

    After I was first diagnosed with prostate cancer there was an initial denial, then shock. But now there’s a certain dullness in my life, everything just appears grey and indistinct. There is always something, like my future with cancer, at the back of my mind. This permeates to the surface at regular intervals, and often when I’m least expecting...
  • Me and my Lovely wife's journey

    Our visit to the Locum Oncologist April

    · Hosp wanted to change Dens appointment on 24hrs notice, because New onc does not do Tuesdays, but have seen 3 times before on a Tuesday. · Told on Monday did not matter chemo already ordered for Wednesday. This is prior to blood test and weight check as chemo is weight related. This has never been pre-ordered before. Plus New Onc admitted...
  • Whims and Wishes

    Diagnosis...

    Sing a song of cell change, They multiplied array, Four and twenty blackbirds, Through my lymph-nodes fly, When my chest was opened, The birds began to sing, Isn't that a dainty dish, To try to do me in…. I wish we could have simplified the jargon -my diagnosis was less of a rhyme, ER diffuse positive PR negative ...
  • Testicular Cancer - my journey

    PET scan and results

    It was up to the RM in Sutton again on Friday 17th for the PET scan. Read the leaflets and they seemed to suggest the scan itself would take 30-90 minutes - sounded like fun!. So, checked in to the special ward at RM and was called in within minutes - very efficient. A nice male nurse escorted my wife and I to a room with a bed and a chair in it,...