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Dear Diary

by Barry Main
Prose in diary form - fictional account. based on observations of patients in an oncology clinic
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - cancer (oral) - oncology - oncology and palliative care -

Some Kind of Miracle

by Anonymous
Prose from the perspective of a child about her terminally-ill mother coming home for Xmas and then remaining in remission for several years.
Tags: written - prose - my_family - terminal cancer - oncology -

Happy Birthday Helen

by Tom Fox
Poem about death of author's sister
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - cancer (haematological) - oncology -


by Carl Barker
The complexities of diagnosis and prognosis from a personal perspective
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - terminal cancer - oncology -

Patient X

by Jonathan Williamson
This image and text raises issues around dis-empowerment and the role of patient's individual lived experience
Tags: visual - photography - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - terminal cancer - oncology -

Art in Medicine

by Amelia Kerr
Exploration of the therapeutic and instrumental role of creativity on the part of both medical student/artist and friend/patient following treatment for breast-cancer
Tags: visual - painting - arts_in_education - cancer - oncology - medicine and surgery -

Cancer Tales

by Joe
The toll of cancer on family life - richly layered medical and insider perspectives.
Tags: written - prose - wounded_healer - cancer - oncology - medicine and surgery -

Disease is Not a Disorder of Function, but a Disorder of the Whole Person

by Merridith Izatt
A complex clinical social and global analysis of a patient living with lymphoma and chronic pain within clinical environment which has been less than fully responsive to his needs
Tags: visual - mixed-media - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - cancer - oncology - oncology and palliative care -

Postcodes: are they a prescribing destiny?

by Rachel Murphy
Exploring notion of post-code lottery regarding oncology treatment with particular reference to patient responses.
Tags: visual - mixed-media - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - oncology -

Attention: This Building is Unsafe and Likely to Collapse

by Clemmie Stebbings
A daughter shares how her mother handled terminal lung disease both through writing poetry and in publishing practical ideas to support family and friends through a cancer diagnosis.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - cancer (lung) - oncology -