The web offered various gems this week: A young cancer survivor showed all of us how to handle bullying. We read about how exercise affects survival after a cancer diagnosis, as well as various responses when tobacco products were banned from being shown in small shops in the UK. Finally, in the US, a much-anticipated 6-hour documentary about cancer was released.
Bullying, nutrition, exercise, a special movie - and more from around the web
A raft which vanishes into the boundless ocean of tomorrow
Emily writes about the adventures of childhood cancer and the changes she experienced after 3 years of treatment. For her, life has no rules - only lessons.
“A great gift-and I'm responsible for every minute of it”
20 years after a leukemia diagnosis, the moments are strong, but the feelings are stronger. Elpida shares her story, and her view of the ultimate gift: Life.
Childhood cancer survivors: the social impact in adulthood
The 12th PanCare Meeting for Childhood Cancer survivors was held in Amsterdam, and one session focused on social outcomes. Sabine Karner, PanCare board member, summarizes its main findings.
Childhood cancer survivors speak up at the 2013 Cancer Congress
The 2013 European Cancer Congress included sessions on childhood cancer survivors. Mrs Tsirou, the president of the childhood cancer survivors’ association called “Kyttaro” (based in Greece), summarizes the main findings and observations.