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by KarenVM87
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Eating well during and after your cancer treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Eating well during and after your cancer treatment

This information will help you maintain your nutrition during and after your cancer treatment. Good nutrition is very important for people with cancer. There may be some nutritional changes you can make now that will help you during treatment. Start by eating a healthy diet. This can make you strong...
by KarenVM87
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Living with cancer, extracts taken from Kriss Carr's book
Replies: 0
Views: 5

Living with cancer, extracts taken from Kriss Carr's book

Rather than surrendering to despair and impersonal medical treatments, growing numbers of cancer patients are empowering themselves with information and control over their therapies. The trend is finding acceptance in mainstream medicine and helping people with cancer lead healthier lives. The follo...
by KarenVM87
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
Topic: Bereavement article from October 2017 Ectetera
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Bereavement article from October 2017 Ectetera

Thank you to Sue Ware President of Cancer Support Haute Vienne Help in Bereavement All of us at one time or another will loose someone close to us. Coping with bereavement in any society can be a lonely and bewildering experience. The rituals and social customs of the past, the formal funerals and f...
by KarenVM87
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Who can give me my Prostap injection
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Who can give me my Prostap injection

My advice is to firstly to register with a médecine générale (Doctor) and he/she will be able to advise you on this. You should be able to get 100% cover for your cancer, but you need to give him/her all the information regarding this. Here there are Infirmières à domicile (district nurses) who may ...
by KarenVM87
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: New radiotherapy boosts prostate cancer survival
Replies: 0
Views: 21

New radiotherapy boosts prostate cancer survival

26 Sep 2017 - Source: The Institute of Cancer Research London A high-tech form of radiotherapy that shapes radiation beams to tumours can dramatically improve outcomes for patients with prostate cancer, long-term clinical trial results show. As many as 71 per cent of patients with prostate cancer we...
by KarenVM87
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Cancer and returning to work
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Cancer and returning to work

Yes it is as. At our association's AGM in 2015, we were fortunate to have as our guest speaker Géraldine Magnier who gave a very informative talk on how her company aid french people back into the work place. It is not just the work place, when you are in the midst of having treatment, toing and fro...
by KarenVM87
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Cancer and returning to work
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Cancer and returning to work

All to often work colleagues, friends and even some family members do not know how to respond when you tell them that you have cancer. I am sure that you know what I am trying to say. So when you get the good news to tell you that you are able to return to work it must be so hard for you to fit back...
by KarenVM87
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
Topic: Summer is coming to a close
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Summer is coming to a close

Hello Diparkin Gosh you have had a busy summer, with running a small hotel. Yes in my former life I ran a hotel in Cornwall for a period of time and its very demanding with long hours, but I loved it. Another anniversary for you, what can I say, nothing, but I can understand some of your grief. Its ...
by KarenVM87
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
Topic: Summer is coming to a close
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Summer is coming to a close

Hello everyone, Our summer is nearly over, and I wondered if anybody would like to share what they got up to during these months. Did you go away? Did you have family over to see you? Or did you try anything new? If you would like to share with us all please post. Shall I start..................... ...
by KarenVM87
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: In Memory
Topic: My daughter
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: My daughter

You are very welcome Diparkin. I would love to, but my husband died in 2011.

Karen

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