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A loved one’s cancer diagnosis can have just as large an impact as a personal diagnosis. Our Cancer Information and Support Advisor, Jenna, is here to talk through some of the complicated emotions you might feel, and ways you can help yourself cope. If you missed the Jenna’s first blog post, you can read it here.
In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked through the huge emotional impact coping with the incurable…
A loved one’s cancer diagnosis can have just as large an impact as a personal diagnosis. Our Cancer Information and Support Advisor, Jenna, is here to talk through some of the complicated emotions you might feel, and ways you can help yourself cope.
December is a time where usually we might feel we ‘should’ be feeling positive and festive. I’m conscious that for so many this will be an incredibly difficult time…
Today in Community news, we’re sharing Shaun’s story from his wife Janet’s perspective. If you missed Shaun talking about his experiences with head and neck cancer, click here to catch up.
I always felt sad for anyone that had got any type of cancer, but nothing had prepared me for the long road to come.
When my husband found out he had cancer in his left tonsil and lymph nodes, we were devastated.
It’s Carers Week! A time to celebrate carers, but also recognise the potential impact of being a carer, and ensure they’re aware of and able to access support available to them. Caring for someone with cancer can be emotionally and physically exhausting – it’s important for carers to take time to look after themselves, and get support if it’s needed.
To recognise the above, I thought I’d…
Carers Rights Day is organised by Carers UK. It is a chance for hundreds of organisations to come together and help carers find what support is available to them in their local area. It also helps to raise awareness of the needs of carers and the daily challenges that they face.
What is a carer?
Every day, almost 6000 people become carers. Sometimes it’s planned but sometimes it’s unexpected. Saying exactly what a carer…
Today is the start of Carers Week. In this blog, our editor Emma talks the different types of support available to you if you are looking after someone with cancer.
Living with cancer is not easy. But caring for someone with cancer can be a big challenge too – both practically and emotionally.
If you give unpaid support to someone who could not manage without your help, you may be a carer. This could be your family…
Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.
We’re here to provide physical, financial and emotional support.
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