Cancer Care Articles

Read about all things homecare below, including the latest care industry articles, advice, and company announcements, curated by the Cavendish Homecare Team.

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Palliative care for cancer

Cancer presents a significant challenge, affecting millions of lives worldwide, and bringing physical, emotional, and psychological challenges. In this article, we will explore the vital role of palliative care in cancer treatment, and highlight the benefits it offers clients and their families. Understanding palliative […]

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Caring for a loved one with cancer

Supporting a loved one or family member that has cancer can be extremely difficult. Contraction and treatment of cancer can be a very draining ordeal for the patient. Pain can occur in multiple stages. The discomfort that this can bring can be very severe […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, people all over the world show their support for people affected by breast cancer. Breast cancer is always an important issue, but October is when charities and fundraisers can really raise awareness and funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, […]

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is an opportunity to raise awareness on the risks of cervical cancer, and help women and people learn about how to reduce these risks and prevent the illness. What is cervical screening? Cervical cancer can be prevented by attending your […]

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Nutritious seasonal foods suitable for cancer patients

Maintaining nutrition for your body is particularly important for those undergoing cancer treatment. Not least because the disease and the subsequent treatments can harm your appetite and change your body’s tolerance of specific foods. Ensuring your body receives the nutrients it needs to maintain […]

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How can cancer treatment affect your heart?

Some cancer treatments can cause heart problems that are either short-term or long-term. Although uncommon, there are serious side effects of some cancer treatments. Heart problems can affect treatment, lower a person’s quality of life and can cause death, rarely. What are the symptoms? […]

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Common questions about diet and cancer

After a diagnosis, it is very common to have questions surrounding nutrition and cancer. People want to know how they can change their diet in the hope that it will help to reduce the risk of cancer coming back. Although there is not enough […]

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International Brain Tumour Awareness Week

How are foundations across the world raising awareness? Recognised worldwide, many countries are engaging in their activities to raise awareness. Here are a few examples of how some foundations are supporting brain tumour research. Brain Tumour Ireland Leading national charity Brain Tumour Ireland are […]

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What is a cancer care plan?

A cancer care plan is a programme that is devised by you along with your doctor and nurses. If you are diagnosed with cancer, there needs to be a plan put in place for your treatment, recovery, and everything in-between. Your cancer care plan […]

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Prostate cancer – the most common cancer

‘We’re 10 years away from prostate cancer being the most commonly diagnosed cancer.’ Prostate Cancer UK Recent news on the latest figures shows that Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer, overtaking breast cancer for the first time. Nearly 8,000 more men have […]

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