Posts in the ‘Cancer Survivourship’ Category

Cancer Support Centres and support for clients

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

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

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

Bras, prothesis and wig entit;ements for cancer patients

Update on Wig and Post Op Products from the HSE from Wigworld

This is great news. The HSE have stop plans to change the current entitlements for cancer patients and survivors who need items like wigs and post op products like mastectomy bra. Thank you Joyce O’Carroll for the update.   Wigworld · Yesterday at 6:07pm · Update……HSE National Policy for Wigs/Post Mastectomy Products I received an

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

Lymphoedema post cacner treatment, the late side effect

Late side effects of breast cancer- Lymphoedema

This is a very personal account of the late side effects of breast cancer treatment- LYMPHOEDEMA. More education is needed on survivorship after a cancer diagnosis. Patients are experiencing problems or symptoms  that they were never educated about and when they appear it can be a very difficult time as they can automatically think that

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/