How I live better with… prostate cancer – Robert from Jersey

Robert Alton, 73, lives in Jersey with his wife Mary. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2016 and is currently on Androgen Deprivation Therapy.

He is a regular and much-loved contributor to the Live Better With Cancer Community Forum. In this Q&A Robert recounts his experiences with treatment and side effects, and shares some the things he learned… Continue reading “How I live better with… prostate cancer – Robert from Jersey”

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Anne is Keeping Busy – A Cancer Diary (Part 5)

 

Anne Shewring was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. At the time she wrote about her treatment and her life in a blog called ‘Anne is Keeping Busy’.

In a special series for Live Better With, Anne looks back at that time and shares her thoughts and experiences once again. (Read part 1 here; part 2 here; part 3 here;  and part 4 here.) In this final instalment, Anne finds another ‘upside’ to her experience by visiting London’s Wallace Collection museum…

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Anne is Keeping Busy – A Cancer Diary (Part 4)

 

Anne Shewring was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. At the time she wrote about her treatment and her life in a blog called ‘Anne is Keeping Busy’.

In a special series for Live Better With, Anne looks back at that time and shares her thoughts and experiences once again. (Read part 1 here; part 2 here and part 3 here.) In this instalment, Anne discovers the consoling power of art in London’s National Gallery…

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Anne is Keeping Busy – A Cancer Diary (Part 3)

 

Anne Shewring was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. At the time she wrote about her treatment and her life in a blog called ‘Anne is Keeping Busy’.

In a special new series for Live Better With, Anne looks back at that time and shares her thoughts and experiences once again. (Read part 1 here and part 2 here.) In this instalment, Anne tries to look at the upside, and struggles to sleep…

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How I live better with… MS and testicular cancer – Ben from North Devon

Ben, 42, lives in North Devon with his wife and young son. He has multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis, both long term autoimmune conditions. In 2013 he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, underwent chemotherapy and is now all clear.

In this Q&A Ben recounts his experiences with treatment and side effects, and shares some the things he learned…

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Anne is Keeping Busy – A Cancer Diary (Part 2)

 

Anne Shewring was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. At the time she wrote about her treatment and her life in a blog called ‘Anne is Keeping Busy’.

In a special new series for Live Better With, Anne looks back at that time and shares her thoughts and experiences once again. (Read part 1 here.) In this instalment, Anne records the start of her chemo treatment…

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