Rough Guide – So many stories… #20

Well, despite the strangely elastic time band we have been occupying for the past month,  we are four fifths of the way through the radiotherapy ride. I say “we” because cancer doesn’t just happen to the recipient of course. To lesser or greater degrees it also affects those around us (obviously). Nothing makes this clearer […]

Rollercoaster Ride – Blargh #58

Well, the radiotherapy has certainly caught up with me now! The biggest impact which it seems to have had for me so far is “tiredness”. Actually, although it says “tiredness” in the booklet, it doesn’t come anywhere near to how I am feeling right now. It seems to suddenly loom up behind me like the […]

Quick Random Thoughts: I don’t mind waiting, but…#28

I really don’t mind waiting to be zapped at Springfield CC (UK). I need the treatment & I understand that unlike Muck Ronalds or other fast food chains, where it is possible to standardise service delivery time it is impossible where people, especially ill people are concerned. And honestly, everyone in the Radiotherapy department does […]

Rough Guide – Radiotherapy Myth Buster #19

According to a poster in the main waiting area of Springfield CC Radiotherapy unit 52% of people with cancer living in the UK could benefit from Radiotherapy & yet the uptake is only 38% . The poster is essentially a “Myth Buster”. It’s interesting, informative & clearly states that people may decline because they are […]