Chemotherapy

Health

Why I’m Starting a Cookery Class for People Living with Cancer

London-based food writer Ryan Riley, who lost his mum to cancer as a teenager, is developing a free cookery course for those undergoing cancer treatments.
Ryan Riley
3.14.17
Health

Photos of How Life Changes When Your 20-Year-Old Girlfriend Gets Cancer

What it's like to balance being a supportive partner with a documentarian, when your girlfriend starts chemotherapy.
Johnny Griffiths; Words: Yasmin Jeffery
6.25.16
Science

Scientists Are Developing Fizzy Drinks That Could Help with Cancer Treatment

Scientists at Cancer Research UK are developing a drink filled with oxygen bubbles that could make tumours more receptive to radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Daisy Meager
6.8.16
Stuff

Why Did it Take This Long for Cancer Faker Belle Gibson's Lies to Be Revealed?

The idea that someone could lie for so long about a terminal illness is despicable, but it shows how vulnerable audiences are to feel-good stories that tell them what they want to hear.
Emma Do
4.25.15
News

This Teenage Cancer Survivor Is Running for MP to Save the NHS in Memory of His Lost Friends

At 16, John Lamport was diagnosed with testicular cancer. After being told he was going to die, he recovered and at the age of 26 is fighting against a Tory Party determined to sell off the NHS.
Simon Childs
2.18.15
Cancer

How I Learned That Cancer Can Be Heartbreakingly Funny

My dad forgot how to dress when my mum had lymphoma, and would turn up to things dressed in XL T-shirts with Al Pacino and guns all over them.
Javaria Akbar
2.4.15
News

A Canadian First Nations Girl Who Chose Traditional Medicine Over Chemo Has Just Died

Makayla Sault, an 11-year-old Ojibwe girl with leukemia, chose indigenous medicine rather than chemotherapy.
Nick Rose
1.23.15
Stuff

Healthcare in British Prisons: Why You Don't Want to Fall Ill When Behind Bars

Patterns of sub-standard treatment, medical negligence and misdiagnosis are rife – particularly with end of life care. You are an inmate at all times, even if you're dying.
Maya Oppenheim
1.15.15
Stuff

This Is What It Feels Like to Have Cancer at 20 Years Old

I wasn't "brave", I was fucking terrified.
Robin Cannone
1.13.15
Stuff

Apparently We Can Blame Jewish Doctors for Cancer

According to Doctor Ryke Geerd Hamer, they plant cancer-causing microchips under our skin.
Verena Bogner, Illustration: Lena Scheiwiller
3.7.14
Stuff

It's All Going to Be Alright

The hilarious and heart-breaking story of Coco Rachev's lost battle with terminal illness.
Nicola Rachev, Photos: Valerie Veselinski
2.21.13