A therapist’s reflections on the Advanced Breast Cancer Group
As the facilitators running the group we are often asked what the group is like. We have a strong sense of what groups can provide, and in particular what this group offers these women dealing with this illness. The Group offers women a sense of belonging and comfort, the opportunity to help others and share experiences.
Superannuation for people with a Terminal Illness
Many people who have been diagnosed with secondary or advanced cancer need to stop work, either permanently or for a period of time. Sometimes people stop work to allow for treatment and other times it is because they can no longer cope with full-time work.
A Young Woman’s Perspective
Name – Janelle Date of Birth – 19/10/1984 Journey – My first diagnosis of Breast Cancer was 1st May 08. Surgery in June, and a scan discovering mets in liver and bones in July (post op). Chemo began 1st Aug after a short radiation of pelvis to prevent any pain, although I had none. Brain…
One of the women in the group has found that Sally Hanson’s Hard As Nails, available from the supermarket, has helped ease breaking and splitting nails.