A breast cancer patient’s journey – “Doctors Appointment”
Ruth Taylor, 45, is a mum of two who was diagnosed with breast cancer back in May 2016. We ar...Read More
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Ovarian Cancer is called the 'silent killer' for a reason...signs and symptoms are often ignored because they appear to be something else. You know your body better than anyone else...if something does not feel right to you and these symptoms don't go away...push for more testing! Elly Mayday was 25 when diagnosed She had suffered through many years of painful symptoms that often masked themselves as something else.
This is a powerful piece of education for all woman. Ovarian cancer survivor Chris Bledy talks about the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer that you need to be aware of and why early treatment is so successful. Chris was diagnosed and treated a bit later in life Elly and gives a powerful perspective on what to do as a woman.
Hayley Walker wants to get girls checking their breasts every month so they know what's normal for them and what's not. She want girls to follow up any concerns they have, even if the Doctor says there's nothing to worry about.. This is helpful and really heartfelt advice as Hayley was diagnosed a very young woman.
Getting help with finances if you get cancer
Coping with a cancer diagnosis is challenging enough without having to worry about finances. These days it is so difficult to have "rainy day" savings to help at these times but there are some affordable insurance policies which will pay you a cash lump sum on diagnosis of cancer to help you stop money worries and let you focus on getting better.
If you have, or have had cancer, you might not be eligible for insurance, but there are still some excellent resources available, Macmillan in particular offer specialised support for cancer patients with money worries.
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