Breast cancer - a story of love, loss and transformation.
12 March 2020
My story is one of love, loss and transformation. It began four years ago with my husband's suicide.
I responded to his death the only way I knew how: I was stoic and resilient. After takin...
Decision making in times of crisis
27 February 2020
Once you receive a cancer diagnosis, everything happens very quickly. You are seen by oncologists, multiple specialists, sometimes surgeons and nurses, and you are confronted with big scary words a...
The use of Complementary Medicine in Cancer Care
13 February 2020
Many patients with cancer seek Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs) during their cancer treatment (22% as an overall average, but up to 87% of women with breast cancer, and up to 50% of...
What is Oncology Massage
6 February 2020
The Power of Touch Therapeutic touch is a beautiful and powerful form of compassion and care. A hug, a simple brush of the knee, or a squeeze of a hand can convey reassuring support and comfort...
Dietary approaches in cancer
30 January 2020
Vegan, paleo, keto, low carb, mediterranean, intermittent fasting..... 
There are so many buzz words when it comes to diet these days, and most people are left confused and frustrated, n...
Acupuncture for cancer-related pain
23 January 2020
Cancer pain affects most people at some stage of their cancer treatment. It can be very debilitating, and it can cause problems with sleep, day to day functioning, exercise, mental health and rel...

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Fertility after Cancer

Posted by MIOG support team on 15 April 2021
Fertility after Cancer
For many young people with cancer, fertility is another major source of fear and anxiety when it comes to cancer a...
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