Eating Healthy

A healthy diet remains a central part of wholesome living. As a person living with cancer, eating right becomes even more pressing, especially if you were not doing so before. Living with cancer may come with its peculiar challenges that may require you to adjust your diet. So, eating right for some cancer patients may …

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Mental Health of Cancer Patients

Cancer, in its dreadful nature, affects the physical and mental health of patients. Apart from the debilitating nature of the disease, patients are faced with many negative emotions born out of a cancer diagnosis. However, like any problem, there is a solution to the mental tussle caused by cancer in its patients. In this article, …

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11 Common Cancer Myths Debunked

For someone who hardly packs what she needs when going to see family, I received a rude shock when I was told there was no antiperspirant at home, why? My mum heard it causes cancer. For someone spending her hard earned money on medical fees for me, I was sad she could take such a …

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Nutritional Nuggets: Cancer and Diet

Cancer accounts for approximately 13 percent of all deaths each year with the most common being lung, stomach, colorectal, liver, and breast cancer. Life style and dietary measures alone have been said to prevent an estimated 30-40 percent of all cancers. This makes diet second only to tobacco as a preventable risk factor for the …

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Using my voice; becoming a cancer advocate

Speaking on behalf or in support of a cause is the simple definition of advocacy. Cancer advocates are people who are speaking on behalf of cancer patients, raising awareness on cancer and its related issues. They also effectively influence research development, public policy, legislative and governmental issues concerning cancer. They identify problems or harmful situations …

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