It’s 81 days since my amazing Dad died. He had been fighting bile duct cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, for five years and two months. Today is World Cancer Day and the campaign is seeking to dispel four key myths about cancer, I hope this blog helps to dispel at least two – that cancer is a disease … More Not just a statistic – World Cancer Day
Back in the summer I wrote a post ‘Five things I wish I knew when I collected my A-Level results‘ and it got a great response; that response could have been because it was topical, because it was blunt, because it was a ‘five things’ rather than a deep ramble about one thing, or maybe … More Five things I wish I knew when my Dad was diagnosed with cancer
OK, you’d be allowed to think I’m becoming slightly obsessed as I sit and write my second post about 24 Hours in A&E this evening! I have just watched last week’s episode, off the back of finding such resonance with the episode recorded the week before. The stars of this week’s show from my perspective … More Where time stops but your thoughts still go on
Last night I noticed a tweet from @StuartBerry1. It had been retweeted by @amcunningham – if you are in any way interested in health or medicine, and you’re not already following Anne Marie on twitter then stop now and go follow her (if you’re not already on twitter then you’re really missing out). Anyhow, Stuart … More Who owns the conversation? #10minsGPguide
This morning I blogged on the events of the past 24 hours surrounding my dad’s health. He’d been called in to see his consultant urgently – about 2.5 years ago my dad was diagnosed with bile duct cancer (official name cholangiocarcinoma), after years of surgery, chemo, MRSA, abscesses and other such complications, he was given … More Is the cancer back? Maybe.