Friday, 13 December 2013

Interesting articles and links

There are a couple of articles I've found which I would like to share.

Not another bunch of flowers was set up by Anikka Burton. She was diagnosed with an aggressive, locally advanced breast cancer in 2011 at the age of 33 and during treatment wrote a blog to help others. 
You can read this at

The Vagenda is a feminist online magazine launched in January 2012. 
A blog entry posted on July 10th - The Bald Truth, caught my eye and here is the link

A recent article written by Paula McGrath and Katy Watson for BBC News What's up, Doc? How comic strips are improving bedside manner. 
Here is the link:

I came across this article, which is really thought provoking and worth a read.

Cured - But at what cost? Long term consequences of cancer and its treatment: Macmillan, July 2013.

Cancer and its treatment often leaves a gruelling physical and mental legacy for many years afterwards. It begs the question - do we really understand the true cost of being cured?

At least one in four of those living with cancer - around 500,000 people in the UK-face poor health or disability after cancer treatment

1 comment:

  1. Thought Provoking Tammy. Thinking of you, Rachael