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Cervical Cancer and the Human Papillomavirus: What you need to know.

It's hard to educate about and discuss cervical cancer without mentioning the Human Papillomavirus. Since the 1990s, research has found a direct link between HPV and Cervical Cancer. But if you are unfamiliar with what the Human Papillomavirus is, it could cause some confusion and anxiety which may not be necessary. Read on to find out more.

How Costs of Assisted Living Depend on the Type of Care You Choose

There may come a time when you or a loved one needs care. Perhaps it’s due to old age, an existing disability, or maybe you’re recovering from an illness or injury and need extra help. There are a range of care options available depending on your situation but the cost of care can sometimes seem prohibitively expensive. You should never have to sacrifice good quality care due to your finances and fortunately there are a range of care and funding options available to meet your various needs.

Struggling to Sleep with Cancer? You're Not Alone

Research has found up to 80% of all patients with a cancer diagnosis experience some degree of disturbed sleep during their cancer diagnosis and treatment. There are multiple reasons why sleep is disturbed, but luckily there are ways to manage your sleep.

The Importance of Pap Smears

With Cervical Cancer Awareness week in full swing, Live Better With's resident nurse Elizabeth is here to discuss why Pap Smears are so important.

Child Cancer documentary looking to speak to parents

My name is Miles and I'm a television documentary director who makes films for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. My previous work includes; a BBC documentary called 'A Special Kind of Mum', which followed two disabled parents as they took on the challenges they faced during early parenthood, both physically and in ...

Staying Warm and Well over Winter

When you’re having treatment for cancer, you may find yourself more sensitive to changes in the weather. With winter settling in for the next few months, it may be noticeable trickier to stay warm and comfortable. Live Better With has curated the following tips based on our community to help you stay warm and well during these colder months.

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 ...

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