Dating with the Big C, pt 1

Dating is a bit of a minefield at the best of times, so add cancer to the mix and it can be a really scary place. There are so many extra questions and pressures if you are trying to date with a hidden/chronic illness. Do you tell them you have/ had cancer? When do you [...]

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Smashing Sterotypes: the damaging way the media portrays people with cancer

Last week I was on the Victoria Derbyshire show discussing how the media portrays young women with illness. The discussion was following the publication of a controversial article by Cosmo. A woman's journey through numerous unrelenting health issues including cancer was documented, and how she had been gaining control and learning to love her body again by [...]