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Category Archive for: Travelling with Cancer
No Smoking Day – The day you start to stop

Today is No Smoking Day. We all know smoking isn’t just bad for your pocket, but it can lead to cancers, chronic illnesses, and even death. With calls to ban branding off tobacco product packaging gaining traction, we look at some really good reasons to ditch the habit. From head to toe, it affects every Read More

New guidelines developed for bladder cancer diagnosis

There are over 10,000 cases of bladder cancer diagnosed each year, with the disease four times more common in men than women. So it’s welcome news that an Addenbrooke’s urologist has helped to develop the first national guidelines on bladder cancer. The aim is to improve the diagnosis and management of the seventh most common Read More

Top 3 Cancer Fighting Drinks

Red wine Scientists from the University of Leicester have been studying the effects of a compound called resveratrol. This compound is found in red grapes and has many potential health benefits for humans such as helping to prevent cancer. Scientists from the University made lab models to identify any benefits of taking a daily amount Read More

Travel care for cancer patients

When you are travelling, it is important that you take care of yourself. People with cancer can be at a higher risk of developing blood clots, infections or lymphoedema. Blood clots People with cancer can have additional proteins and cell fragments that can cause the blood to clot. Other reasons why cancer patients may be Read More

Things to consider when travelling after cancer treatment

People with cancer usually travel for the same reasons as everyone else- to enjoy a great holiday. After cancer treatment however, there are certain extra things to consider and plan for. Your destination When planning your holiday after cancer treatment you should first confirm with your doctor that you are fit to travel. When choosing Read More

World Cancer Day 2014

  It was World Cancer Day yesterday– aiming to debunk the myths surrounding cancer. We thought we’d join the campaign with a new blog post and even dispel a myth of our own. Myth number 1: We don’t need to talk about cancer Being told that you have cancer can usually evoke feelings of shock, Read More