Attention, New Yorkers

We received this from the photographer David Jay. If you’re in New York this week we urge you to go along. The Scar Project is a very moving and thoughtful body of work.

Reminder: Four days left-The SCAR Project Opening Night Gala, October 28th. Exhibition runs through November 6th, 2011. Please join us in celebrating this extraordinary project. Tickets are available online at EventBrite for our Opening Night Gala or a Gallery Walk with photographer David Jay, on October 30th and November 5th. General admission tickets are also available for the entire 10 days and evenings of the exhibition. We look forward to seeing you at 201 Mulberry St. NY, NY.
For more information on The SCAR Project, please visit our website at or our Facebook page.

The Hair-Story Continues…

On October 15th, 2009, two years ago, I had my final (I hope) chemotherapy session.

Bald as a billiard ball I progressed to five weeks of radiotherapy and, during that time, small fluffy strands of hair started to appear, like peach fuzz.  Continue reading



October sweeps in on a wave of insanely glorious sunshine and a tsunami of bonkers pink ribbon promotions.

If you were reading Chemo Chic this time last year, you will know that I am all in favour of raising money for breast cancer charities and being generally aware of the signs of BC to look out for. But some of the ways that companies latch onto this particular good cause to push their products is suspect, bordering on outright exploitative.

First out of the traps is Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Tampa, Florida. So if you fancy gorging on hamburgers whilst gambling away your lifesavings for the cause, grab a cab to Heathrow now! Continue reading

This Sounds Interesting

The Yes to Life Seminar Series
Cancer: Building an Integrative Treatment Programme
Saturday, 18 June 2011
9.30am – 1pm
University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6UW
Our top speakers from the world of integrative cancer care include
Patricia Peat RGN – Founder, Cancer Options
Dr Nicola Hembry – Specialist in Environmental and Nutritional Medicine
Dr Robert Jacobs – Specialist in Functional and Nutritional Medicine
Early bird tickets £10  standard tickets £12.50 – to book click here
To find out about Yes to Life, visit