Cancer child’s secret message on back of her mirror found by dad after she died


Athena, 12, wrote: ‘Maybe it’s not about the happy ending, maybe it’s about the story’ A young girl who was dying of cancer left a heart-rending 3,000-word message hidden on the back of her mirror. Just days after 12-year-old Athena Orchard’s death last Wednesday, Athena’s dad Dean was stunned to discover the long note written More...

June 6th, 2014
January 22nd, 2014

Freddie’s mum is dying but her love will live forever: Cancer will kill her in months so she’s written cards to celebrate all his birthdays up to 21 – and even his wedding

One month after giving birth to Freddie, Rowena started experiencing pain Eventually Rowena was diagnosed with bowel cancer With not long to live, she is coming up with ways he can remember her She has recorded More...

January 21st, 2014

Cancer mum has inspiring Facebook pictures BANNED because they may be ‘porn’

Tracy Morris said: “I was stunned. The photos are not of breasts – because I don’t have any. So they are actually no different to a photo of a man” A cancer sufferer was accused of breaching Facebook anti-porn More...

December 28th, 2013

‘I spent three weeks thinking I had terminal cancer – then doctors admitted they’d got it wrong,’ says furious mother

Evelina Powell, 32, was rushed to hospital in Kent after collapsing at work She was given blood tests and scans which detected a possible tumour Claims doctors at her local hospital in Kent said cancer had eaten More...

December 13th, 2013

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

If a woman develops breast cancer, having larger breasts and being sedentary might increase her risk of dying from the disease, a large, long-term study suggests. Experts have long known that being physically active More...

December 4th, 2013

Top surgeon calls for ALL women to be given Vitamin D to cut breast cancer… as ballet dancers reveal they use pills to keep them strong

Professor Kefah Mokbel thinks 1,000 lives a year could be saved He is handing the supplements to women at his clinic in London The pills would cost the NHS 12p per woman per day Studies show vitamin is effective More...

December 3rd, 2013

Miriam Stoppard: When sore a swollen limb is an emergency

Lymphoedema is the swelling of one or more limbs when the lymphatic system is unable to transport lymph back to the circulating blood. Just before the summer holidays I was having lunch with a friend who’s had More...

November 27th, 2013

Becoming a BODYBUILDER helped me walk again: Mother, 28, beats crippling spinal condition to walk down the aisle

Lisa Bradley has a condition which causes cysts to grow in her spinal cord It left her in excruciating pain and requiring 24-hour-a-day care When she got engaged she decided to try and improve her health by going More...

November 11th, 2013

Nuts Linked With Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Good news for everyone whose go-to afternoon snack is a handful of almonds. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School found an association between nut consumption and decreased More...

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November 10th, 2013

Lung cancer cases soar in Beijing

The number of lung cancer cases in the Chinese capital Beijing has soared over the last decade. According to figures published by the state-run Xinhua news agency, they have increased by more than 50%. Beijing More...