‘We took it in turns to be each other’s cancer carer’

“When you make your wedding vows and promise to love someone in sickness and in health, you don’t expect the nightmare to begin on the bloody honeymoon,” says Tiggy Walker, wife of veteran Radio 2 DJ, Johnnie. “We’d been engaged for a year, never lived together –...

Coronavirus kills one in five cancer patients, research shows

Patient cases from across Europe, America and China, and different malignancy types and age ranges, are represented in the findings. The most elevated coronavirus mortality correlation was associated with blood cancers, according to the research authors. Patients from...

what it’s been like to live with cancer during the pandemic

Just before Christmas I was in the shower, and I felt a lump. The doctor thought it was a cyst, but referred me for a mammogram. I thought, “It’s not worth worrying now.” I got the news it was breast cancer on New Year’s Eve. My sister, my partner’s sister, and my two...