How to tell your family you have cancer

Okay, so you’re still reeling from the word cancer and you being intimately connected with it. You may have 100s of questions, maybe you’re numb or maybe you’re in denial and hoping that the tests got mixed up and it’s not really happening. Either way, at some point, most of us are going to have…

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See Me Roar, Watch me Crumble

The Ice Maiden – that was my nickname in years gone by, given to me by ambulance staff attending the Emergency department  (ED) I worked in near Liverpool (UK.)  I was clearly a dichotomy; as to most (not all) of the junior staff I was “one of the nice ones”. The Ice maiden (also wolf…

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