Category Archives: Cancer

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants


“Excited, Great, The Best.

Couldn’t have done it without you.”

A client’s reaction when she found out that  her cancer markers have dropped and I asked her how she felt….

She was the one who did all of the hard work and is now seeing the rewards of it.

We are all standing on the shoulders of giants – because if it wasn’t for the pioneering researchers who perform the studies and then report their findings, we wouldn’t know what works and what doesn’t, and we wouldn’t be able to do any of this. My hat comes off to researchers everywhere – you are heroes in white coats.

Harbouring Hope

30 years ago my father was given 6 months to live when he was diagnosed with cancer. He lived for 7 months. At the time I was absolutely amazed at how close the oncologists estimations had been – how God-like they seemed to me that they could estimate a person’s lifespan. That was until I was talking to a friend many year later who pointed out “How do you know that he wouldn’t have lived longer if he hadn’t been told that?”

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