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Not offered an oncology appointment for over 2 years

My dad has ocular melanoma. He was miss diagnosed for 18 months and told he had conjunctivitis by a...


Living with Old Mans Cancer - Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

Where to start? I was diagnosed at 22 with CML, luckily I was diagnosed in a day, but I was never...


My Story - Glioblastoma Multiforme grade 4 - 9 years on

"Try a dairy free diet for 24 hours, come back and I'llget you into the Dr if that doesn't sort it"...


I felt painfully angry about being involved in a chronic illness and out of control of my health.

I am over 80 and a long-retired medic. Early in January 2012 my breast cancer diagnosis was made...


womb cancer - I felt right from the start that symptoms were taken seriously

I was diagnosed with womb cancer just over 2 years ago. I felt right from the start with my GP that...


Staff experience

I agree totally that staff want leaders to spend time with doing practical work or at least take...


Ask how your staff are doing and do they need any help

It is important that as a leader you must make sure that your staff are engaged and supported....


"A very positive experience of the NHS"

I've had a very positive experience of cancer services. 9 months ago, I went to a one stop breast...


Treatment Provided by Ipswich Hospital

My husband was admitted to Ipswich hospital by his GP. On the second day we were told, following a...


Difficult Communication.

Over the last five years I have been working with the National Cancer Network as an actor on their...


ocular melanoma

I had blurry vision in my left eye in July/August 2013. After the 3rd trip to local optician, he...


Eye Cancer - lying by omission is lying

My Dad died of ocular melanoma metastatic to the liver. He was completely let down by his...


Nurses have too many patients

I'm a cancer nurse - With the best will in the world we can only do...


Surviving prostate cancer would be great, but surviving and living would be better.

When do you become a cancer “survivor”? That was the question posed in an online forum where...


Quality of food

They say diet is an important aspect of cancer treatment, thought the NHS has cut the budget to a...


Nurses are run off their feet

The reality is that all nurses have to cope with constant unrelenting demands from patients,...


The nurse seemed angry that I had phoned….

My Mum (who is in hospital with cancer) told me that a new nurse had said that she wouldn't be...