GynaeCheck yourself! Brand new at-home HPV test hits the UK

As you know, September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month.  To coincide with this, GynaeHealth UK have launched a campaign called Target 100,000, with the admirable aim of getting more women involved with cervical screening.  The campaign introduces a new, at-home HPV … Continue reading

33rd time lucky! What now?

Breaking news!  Yesterday was my 33rd and last radiotherapy session.  This slightly took us by surprise, as up until our appointment with the oncologist on Tuesday we had been expecting to go until next Tuesday.  I’m not complaining though!  We … Continue reading

Don’t know what to say?

I’ve been overwhelmed by the response to my last post, ‘On being positive‘.  Thanks so much to everyone who has read and appreciated it; I’m delighted to have written something that people have found helpful and insightful. The thing that … Continue reading

On being positive

Something that my boyfriend and I have heard many, many times over the last seven months is all about the importance of being positive. I am sure that having a positive attitude towards cancer treatment and recovery makes a huge … Continue reading

A beginner’s guide to (chemo)radiotherapy

Since starting my new treatment, I’ve been asked lots of questions by fellow patients and concerned friends/family about what it really involves.  So I thought it would be helpful to explain a bit about my experience so far, after my … Continue reading