5 tips for getting through hospital scans

Thump. The sound of your hospital scan appointment letter landing on the doormat. Or is it the sound of your heart falling to your shoes? Hospital scans are a difficult part of life after a cancer diagnosis. And it’s hard.…

CervicalCheck controversy update from the Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society is determined to do everything they can to help everyone affected by the recent CervicalCheck scandal. They have put together information that might help answer any worries and questions you have in relation to the scandal HERE.…

How to tell your children you have cancer: Cora’s Story

Today’s article is from Cora Dineen Mattimoe, a mum and breast cancer survivor from Co. Cork. Cora’s written a piece for us all about how to tell your kids you have cancer. If this is a scenario facing you in…

Website Spotlight: Clare’s Wish

Clare’s Wish Foundation is an Irish charity which grants wishes to adults living with terminal illnesses. Founded by Kevin Clancy in loving memory of his sister Clare, the Irish charity has already granted more than 50 wishes in all counties…

Daffodil Centres – Have you visited one?

Today is Daffodil Day and around the country thousands of volunteers will be out helping to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. Daffodil Day really is a wonderful initiative with benefits in two key areas – firstly, spreading awareness…

Boots Food Intolerance Testing Service

Did you know Boots Pharmacy offer a Food Intolerance Testing Service? This can be useful if you’re wondering if certain foods are making you feel unwell. Food intolerance is an adverse reaction to food you’ve eaten. It’s not usually serious, but it…

Shine Cancer Support Blog – Living with cancer in your 20s, 30s and 40s

We came across the Shine Cancer Support Blog on Twitter the other day. Shine Cancer Support is the only charity in the UK exclusively focused on supporting adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s who have been diagnosed with cancer. They…

Breast Friends – Breast Cancer & Beyond

If you or a friend or family member is currently going through breast cancer, check out Teresa Costello’s blog Breast Friends. She has been blogging her way through breast cancer and beyond and sharing all the highs and lows of…