Author: Furry Monkey

A Variety of Popular Purple Fruit

Eating purple vegetables and fruits are a fun and convenient way to ensure that you are getting a wide variety of essential vitamins and nutrients. Some vegetables and fruits that have purple colors are actually purple naturally of their own accord – including blackberries and purple eggplants. Others have been artificially colored for use in […]

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How to Grow Your Own Tropical Banana

For those who love to eat fruits, a red banana is hard to pass up. Red bananas come in several different varieties including the black and green Cavendish bananas. Most red bananas are small and round with dark-purplish skin. Some are plumper and larger than the average Cavendish banana. When ripe, a ripe red banana […]

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WHAT’S UP DOC…?

NOTE: Due to workload pressures we are experiencing a delay in this service. Please bear with us. Our Advisor, Dr X, is a health professional with many years experience. He specialises in laboratory medicine and has a background in academic research in addition to his duties in the NHS and private practice. If you have […]

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TERMINOLOGY

If you’re not sure of a meaning of a word your consultant says, or one you see in a leaflet or brochure, then click on the links below for further information. There is also a link back to the top of this page, by clicking “Top” in each section. Or maybe you are looking for […]

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SUPPORT

Here you’ll find listed below some websites (I have personally found a few of these extremely useful in my quest for information on Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and cancer in general). If you would like to see any additions here, then email meand I’ll add them in for you. It is split into sections at the moment, […]

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REMISSION

Well this is the magic word we all want to hear. What’s the point of all the treatment otherwise? Who knows we may even hear the word “cure” sometime as well. I think until the word remission is heard, we seem to be in limbo. Not cured, not in remission, the tumour is still there. […]

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A GOOD READ….!

There are lots of books out there specifically about cancer, all the various types, the symptoms, living with – and dying with – cancer, coping with the side effects. The list is endless. I’ll be adding to this list endlessly too of course. I have not read all of these books, so cannot vouch for […]

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RADIOTHERAPY

What is radiotherapy?Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancer (malignant disease) using exact, carefully measured doses of radiation. Usually, several beams of radiation are carefully and accurately directed to a specific area of the body. Each beam is called a radiotherapy “field”. The point at which all the beams (fields) meet is where the highest dose […]

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