Author: Jo Taylor


It was my 9 year Cancerversary on the 15th February and it was also 3 years since I launched my web site After Breast Cancer Diagnosis. I always worry [...]


I had a meeting before Christmas with Debbie Abrahams, my local MP, to highlight issues regarding secondary breast cancer that I had started campaigning about [...]

Hair today, gone tomorrow

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PART 2 - FRIENDS SUPPORT Many of you who are regular followers of Jo @abcdiagnosis will no doubt have had your own hair loss experiences. I use the term [...]

Cycling at the Manchester Velodrome

Jo at Velodrome
I had an email from my friend Sara. Are you interested in a free taster session at the Velodrome? Wow I jumped at the chance! I arrived there before time [...]

Fix you…

Christmas tree
PART ONE Christmas Eve we had a meal booked with my Sister and her family as it was her Birthday. We went to Fresca Italian restaurant that we like with [...]

It hurts too much to watch…

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Every time I hear of a death of someone dying from secondary (metastatic) breast cancer I think of a particular film. "The Deer Hunter - an in-depth [...]

Life as one big login

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As you know I have a web site which I created as a sign post for many people from newly diagnosed and people further down the line with breast cancer including [...]

Nothing is ever straightforward

Arrow marks the spot
Some of you may know I had found another two lumps in my neck (same side as last year) in February so was sent to have an untrasound on them. One chap checked [...]

Chemo 5, 6, 7 and 8 – it’s been a hard year

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Incredibly I felt fine when I turned up at Christies for chemo the day after my 60 mile Manchester to Blackpool bike ride for The Christies charity. The 7 week [...]
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