Alice-May Purkiss

How Cancer Changed Me as a Person

Cancer is traumatic, but sometimes trauma can birth growth.

13 Cancer Patient Stories

4 Tips to Manage Relationships After a Cancer Diagnosis
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

4 Tips to Manage Relationships After a Cancer Diagnosis

Coping with Survivor’s Guilt and Cancer
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Coping with Survivor’s Guilt and Cancer

Caregiving Doesn’t Stop When Chemo Does
4 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Caregiving Doesn’t Stop When Chemo Does

How I Rekindled the Intimacy in My Marriage Despite Prostate Cancer
4 mins
article
Todd Seals

How I Rekindled the Intimacy in My Marriage Despite Prostate Cancer

Coping with Pregnancy “Scanxiety” After Cancer
3 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Coping with Pregnancy “Scanxiety” After Cancer

Prostate Cancer Changed My Life — for the Better
6 mins
article
Todd Seals

Prostate Cancer Changed My Life — for the Better

5 Tips to Cope with Fatigue During Cancer Treatments
5 mins
article
Todd Seals

5 Tips to Cope with Fatigue During Cancer Treatments

9 Tips to Combat Weight Gain During Cancer Treatment
5 mins
article
Todd Seals

9 Tips to Combat Weight Gain During Cancer Treatment

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation

Why I Froze My Embryos After My Cancer Diagnosis
7 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Why I Froze My Embryos After My Cancer Diagnosis

 5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer
4 mins
article
Anna Crollman

5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer

9 Tips to Get Active With and Beyond Cancer
5 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

9 Tips to Get Active With and Beyond Cancer

Coping with the Fear of Not Having Children after Cancer
5 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Coping with the Fear of Not Having Children after Cancer

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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