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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.

Nic Naish's Weekly Exercise and Nutrition Tips - 18th May

During my chemotherapy months I definitely experienced what I called "chemo fog". 
Chemo brain or to give it it's proper names " Mild Cognitive Impairment - MCI " or "Chemotherapy-induced Cognitive Dysfunction" is a real issue for some people. I didn't suffer too badly and apart from funny stories of misplacing my husband's shoes and ...

Book Review: Cancer Is My Teacher by Lucy O'Donnell

Cancer Is My Teacher is a wonderful book focusing on Lucy's own experiences through cancer. It is a very honest account which covers all aspects of her courageous journey from diagnosis, through to all the treatments she endured and recovery. She includes all the emotional, physical and psychological sides to her experience, making a truly ...

5 tips for Chemo Brain

Chemo brain commonly involves cognitive changes including trouble remembering names, difficulty concentrating or paying attention, lapses in short-term memory and being forgetful. 

It is important to know you're not alone and that lots of people living with cancer suffer from the side effects of chemo brain. Many of you responded to our news story on chemo brain ...

Chemo Brain Helped By Online Exercises - Australian Journal of Pharmacy

Cancer survivors often comment on both memory and concentration problems after having had chemotherapy treatment. A group of researchers found that 40 minutes a day, 4 times a week for 15 weeks of online brain training resulted in a significant improvement of these cognitive symptoms. In addition to this a decrease in anxiety, depression, fatigue ...