15
Mar
The Cancer Voice Asia Pay It Forward | Cielo, The Cancer Voice Asia's Authot

Surviving Cancer Gives Me A Second Birthday

Birthday holds a special meaning for us cancer survivors. It is not just a celebration of our age, it is also a celebration of love, life, and laughter despite cancer tried to crush us down. Three years from today, I was diagnosed with rare cancer and it was the month of February and March were […]

3
Mar
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A Cancer Survivor Guide To Self-love

When you think of the popular term “self-love” it’s all about to love yourself more. For a cancer survivor perspective, it’s more than that. You see, for us, cancer is not only a battle of our physical body but also our mental health. And if you ask us how can we love ourselves while facing […]

22
Feb
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Free Advice: Stop Counting Days, Enjoy Each Day Instead

What cancer has taught me? Here’s a piece of free advice: stop counting your days, enjoy each day instead. It’s not coming back again! You may think I’m crazy – well, yes you may be right! But, don’t say because my cancer is not malignant unlike others, it is easy for me to say this. […]

22
Feb
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Ultimate Lifestyle Tips For Hypothyroid Patients

Is there a way to live well with hypothyroidism? Certainly, there are lots of ways to lead yourself an overall healthy lifestyle and that includes eating well and exercising. But, not only those, there are more things you can do to live well with hypothyroidism. Eat well and exercise! Being diagnosed with hypothyroidism can make […]

22
Feb

An Eye-opener: Confidential Facts About Hypothyroidism

If you already read my previous article about Tien, I shared to you many beautiful photos of her. And you might say, “She doesn’t look sick!” Well, that’s why we don’t judge a book by its cover. In behalf of all patients with hypothyroid including Tien, I want to share to you the frustrations they […]

13
Feb
When Cancer Makes your Life Dark, Look for the Stars. Photo by Eidy Bambang-Sunaryo on Unsplash

When Cancer Makes your Life Dark, Look for the Stars

Having cancer is like you are in official custody to be in a dark abyss. You may think that you are the most unfortunate person in the whole universe and started to ask yourself, “Why, me?” Having cancer means your whole body is being attacked with a deadly cell that can kill you anytime. And […]

4
Feb
Radiation Therapy via Head & Neck Cancer Guide

Things To Do Before Radiation Treatment

Right after my surgical tumor removal, the next treatment that I need to undergo is Radiation Therapy. I was too anxious for the preparation of this treatment. It’s always a first-time experience since during my cancer diagnosis. Preparation is indeed hard, but I would like to share some helpful tips that you might consider doing […]

4
Feb
Post Care After Radiation Treatment. Photo by Miguel Bruna on Unsplash

Post Care After Radiation Treatment

Radiation therapy is the use of high-energy x-rays or other particles to destroy cancer cells. Only a doctor who specializes in giving radiation therapy to treat cancer is called a radiation oncologist. A radiation therapy regimen, or schedule, usually consists of a specific number of treatments given over a set period of time. Why radiation […]

4
Feb
Why Did I Switch To Plant-based Diet? Photo by Nadine Primeau on Unsplash

The Key To Stay Healthy Is Actually Simple

The essence of the plant-based diet is simplicity. The food you are eating daily obtain only from vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits and rare consumption of animal products. Just like what Thoreau said, “Simplify, simplify, simplify.” No need to process anything and put any additives that can actually just ruin our body. […]

3
Feb
Valentine's Gift To A Sick Loved One. Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash.

Valentine’s Gift To A Sick Loved One

Valentine’s  Day — the most romantic day of the year. This day has been very anticipated by everyone every year and millions of heart-shaped presents are sold across the globe. In the spirit of the season, people are spending millions to a billion amount on roses, candy, jewelry, and other expensive gifts. However, if your loved […]