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5 Tips By Carers For Carers

Caring can be one of the most rewarding things you ever do. It can strengthen your relationship as you demonstrate your love and commitment but it is also demanding, both physically and emotionally. If you have been caring for someone for some time, you may feel exhausted. You might feel guilty making time for yourself. However, looking after your wellbeing can help relieve the stress and exhaustion of caring for your loved one and reduce feelings of frustration and isolation. It also can make you an even better carer!

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Photo credit: mikecogh via Visual Hunt CC BY-SA

Living with cancer can mean that you experience all types of thoughts, feelings and sensations. Mindfulness exercises can help you to identify, tolerate and reduce difficult feelings and give you some control. They can also help improve your mental wellbeing and help you relax. Try our five simple exercises below that only take ten minutes ...

Radiotherapy Plus Panobinostat More Effective For Aggressive, Recurrent Brain Cancer - News Medical

Researchers at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Centre have tested a strategy which combines radiotherapy with panobinostat, a drug which stops the cancer cells repairing themselves, in aggressive, recurrent brain cancer. The research was conducted on 12 patients and will be published in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 

Findings from the study suggest panobinostat makes radiotherapy more effective ...