Posts tagged ‘cancer’

January 7, 2013

New Pill to Increase Common Sense

Tomatoes

I wish it existed,  I despair when I read certain ”health news’ stories.  The latest pill to be presented to us is called Ateronon which will be prescribed to help cut risk of strokes, heart attacks and even cancer.  The magic ingredient… a compound found in tomato skins.  Why not just eat a tomato?

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May 23, 2012

IVF Over Cancer Treatment

The British government are proposing to offer IVF on the NHS to women over 40 and those with infectious diseases, such as Hepatitis C and HIV, or who have disabilities and are unable to have sex. There is a strong argument against this in the current climate especially as treatment and drugs for patients suffering from cancer etc… are being withdrawn.

Our dinner table discussion last night was should IVF be available on the NHS for these categories of women over cancer treatment?

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April 17, 2012

Death Gave Her Life

Dear Diary

My father was diagnosed with terminal cancer when I was only nine.  My mother, brother and I were understandably devastated.  Dad started his treatment but it made him sick and moody and coping with imminent death

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