“I was determined to fight cancer with every ounce of strength I possessed”

 Soap and glory for Irish  entrepreneur Deborah Neill

Deborah Neill

We’re always on the lookout for new, innovative, and most importantly helpful products to add to our growing catalogue. A new addition to our site is Deborah Neill Handmade Soap, beautiful handmade soap created by a cancer survivor to help soothe irritated skin that has been affected by cancer treatment.

Here, soapmaker Deborah recalls why launched her handmade soap brand and why she recommends her soaps to fellow cancer patients:

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Introducing Billow: The innovative mastectomy pillow made by a breast cancer ‘previvor’

How a breast cancer scare inspired the making of the award-winning mastectomy pillow, the Billow (breast + pillow)

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The Billow Pillow is an innovative mastectomy pillow for breast cancer patients

After a 15-year career as a Wall Street professional, Marnie Rustemeyer decided to say goodbye to the financial district to start her own healthcare business focusing on women’s wellness. It may have seemed like a drastic switch for some, but for Marnie, it was a natural transition.

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“Cancer reinforced that happiness is not how you lie in the sun, it’s how you dance in the rain!”

Tea & Chemo by Jackie Buxton wins Best Cancer Book Prize at Live Better With’s Spotlight Awards

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Blogger and author Jackie Buxton has been awarded the Best Cancer Book prize for her 2015 book, Tea & Chemo: Fighting Cancer, Living Life, at the inaugural Spotlight Awards by Live Better With.

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“Bringing comfort and dignity to so many women is heartwarming”

Knitted Knockers wins Best Mastectomy Product prize at Live Better With’s Spotlight Awards

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Knitted prosthesis

Non-profit organisation Knitted Knockers has been awarded the Best Mastectomy Product prize at the inaugural Spotlight Awards by Live Better With.

Founded by cancer survivor Barbara Demorest in 2011, Knitted Knockers provide special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures to the breast – for free.

We spoke to founder Barbara to find out more about this incredible organisation:

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