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I had always considered myself as just being very, very lucky as far as my cancer treatment went. I didn't miss a scheduled chemo session, the nausea was almost non existent and apart from the 5th month into chemotherapy when I got a little tired after lunch, I really didn't suffer with fatigue.

It wasn't ...

Obesity can increase risk of cancer for women

"Fat women who refuse to diet 'are more likely to get cancer'," states the Mail Online, using a headline that is both inaccurate and offensive. The article reported on a study that found women with a greater extent and duration of obesity were at a greater risk of certain cancers.

The study was carried ...

Dogs sniff out cancer in NHS trial

For many years now there have been reports from people claiming their dog sniffed out their cancer, even actress Shannen Doherty believes her dog detected her breast cancer before it was diagnosed by her doctors. Until now however, these reports have been nothing more than hearsay. In a trial approved by the NHS, scientists hope ...

Nicola Naish
Nicola Naish

Hi, I'm Nicola Naish and as well as being a cancer survivor, I now run Bandana Health and Fitness!

When my daughter started at school I tried to squeeze some exercise around work as a school teacher and being a mum. The key is to find a sport or activity you truly enjoy; mine, I ...