Posts in the ‘Cancer Journey’ Category

Ways to mind yourself following breast cancer- lymphoedema

Breast Cancer No matter what stage of your breast cancer journey you are at, whether it following a diagnosis, in the middle of treatment or 10 years post diagnosis, it can be a scary place sometimes.  I have spoken about survivorship before and how difficult it can be to live with issues post diagnosis and

Operation Transformation 2018

Operation Transformation leader highlighting the many issues faced by cancer survivors.

#cancersurvivorship is not easy. Sarah O Callaghan in #OperationTransformation tonight highlights issues that can be associated with #survivorship #weightgain #lymphoedema #postopwear #lossofconfidence #chemotherapy #breastcancer #hairloss #cancerjourney #cancertreatment #compressiongarments #mastectomy #swelling https://www.facebook.com/RTEOne/videos/1827078194032679/

Life after cancer

Its not easy getting back to “normal” after cancer treatment

  Everybody deals with the diagnosis, treatment  and aftermath of a cancer diagnosis differently, its important to find ways of dealing with things because if not relationships can suffer, it can be hard to do simple daily things and anxiety and depression can take over. Survivorship is not easy and people can find it very

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month

Breast Cancer Awareness month- October

Breast Cancer Awareness month is drawing to a close it is so important to check you breasts regularly for any changes. Get into the habit of doing it, know what’s normal for you this will allow you to know when any changes occur. Early detection is key. #breastaware #MarieKeating #earlydetection #breastcancer #cancerjourney

25th Sept -1st OCtober 2017 Cancer Week

Cancer Week Ireland

Cancer week Ireland starts on Monday the 25th September find out about the many difference events that are planned for the week. Including Living Well With Cancer: The National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2017 Living with Secondary Cancer – What Happens Now That It’s Back? A Conversation About Cancer Rehabilitation This week aims to raise awareness

Men get lymphoedema too

A man’s insight into lymphoedema

Lymphoedema affects men also. This is a man’s perspective on lymphoedema and how men are in the minority when it comes to lymphoedema. Cancer survivorship is difficult and the late side effects of treatment can develop. This gentleman had melanoma and oesophageal cancer. More awareness is needed around lymphoedema and this story highlights that this awareness

Survive and Thrive Programme with Marie Keating Foundation

We are now moving on to our 8th  Survive & Thrive programme in Ireland and this one is for a mixed group not focusing on any particular type of cancer but on survivors and those who support them in  your local community. Last year we held three altogether, in Dublin, Nenagh and Waterford and they

Wellbeing Techniques speaking about cancer survuvorship

Cancer Survivorship Talk Wexford 28th February 2017

Cancer survivorship has many difficult challenges. I will be speaking in Wexford Library this Tuesday about some of these challenges. https://www.facebook.com/events/1262090437179608/

Oncology Nurses and thier role in patient's cancer journey

Oncology Nurses’ role in a cancer journey and the fear of cancer recurrence

Cancer Journey and the role of the oncology nurse Fear of Cancer Recurrence is always present. The oncology nurse plays a pivotal role in supporting patients through their cancer journey and into survivorship. http://nursing.onclive.com/oncnurse-tv/tara-sanft-on-managing-fear-of-recurrence-for-patients-with-breast-cancer?platform=hootsuite

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