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Me and a list of ten of my favourite inspirational choons will be on Vale Radio on Sunday 17th January with Steve Twynham between 4 and 6. I have gone old school, and into anthem overload. Join me, sing along!

Take a look at thevaleonline.com to listen online or tune through digital radio (full instructions given)

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Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day at Yorkshire’s largest networking conference for women.

I am delighted to be in the line-up of amazing speakers. There is also a Speakers Corner, where you can come to meet and ask questions doing the day, plus an amazing opportunity to meet and connect with a whole host of new people. I would to see you there.

To find out more, and to book your FREE ticket www.yorkshireladieslinks.co.uk

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Did you know that we have a website, cancermavericks.org ?

you will find dates and details of any Cancer Maverick events.

Also, you can sign up for our newsletter so you receive reminders of what is upcoming and other informative articles.

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I am delighted to be the guest speaker for Cancersurving

I will be talking about my Adventure since my Stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis and what I have learned and am still learning.

There will be time for a Q & A session with me, and Cansurviving founder Judith Edwards.

It will be at St Johns, Landsdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 2NN Nearest tube Notting Hill Gate/Holland Park

If you would like to attend, please contact Rose Millburn on rose.millburn@gmail.com

Please note – any money raised on the day will be donated to Yes to Life, a charity that provides support, information and financial assistance to those with cancer seeking to pursue approaches that are currently unavailable on the NHS. As this know, this is my chosen charity and we would appreciate your attendance and support.

Www.cansurvivng.com
Www.yestolife.org.uk

P.S. I will have some copies of my books The Adventures of a Cancer Maverick, and How to do a Cancer Maverick with me – it’s your chance to buy a signed copy by yourself or gift for a friend. And again, Yes to Life benefit from any book sales.

Hope to see you there!

Nina Joy x

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This is a very special day, especially for people dealing with a cancer diagnosis, or feeling fearful that it might come back.  The October date is in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, and the November and December dates are in London.  For more details, and to book http://bit.ly/CMavEvents3

Numbers are limited to 10 and we are expecting to be oversubscribed so please book early.

 

Here is what Jan had to say about the last one, which blew me away

  I, too, attended yesterday’s Cancer Mavericks’ programme and, like the above attendee, found it a deeply enriching experience. I hadn’t really known what to expect and, in a general way, had no expectations beyond learning something new, perhaps sharing experiences with people who had also (or were in the process of) going through the conventional cancer minefield. Result on every level, and more!

Firstly, the programme was held in Clare’s home which made for a very relaxed, informal, and comfortable setting. Secondly, neither Clare nor Nina were one of those well-meaning but, ultimately, creepy, pseudo-empathatic individuals one so often associates with alternative thinking courses/programmes. Both were extremely down-to-earth, say it like it is, intelligent and spiritual individuals. There was none of that group hug business I had rather secretly been dreading, just information and facts presented in a common sense and engaging way.

As a cancer survivor of 8 years and counting despite the conventional treatment I received (surgery/chemo/radiotherapy/drug therapy/more surgery), I have done much research since to find other ways (non-conventional) to deal with cancer should it ever strike me again, so am quite savvy now on the latest research and non-conventional methodology. I hoped to learn more on the course, but wasn’t entirely convinced I would. How wrong could I be?

I learned so much more, not just from Clare and Nina, but also from the other attendees who had so much useful information to share on treatments, nutrition, alternative treatments, how they were affected and the cost of many of these – a massive factor for many of us in deciding how to proceed with a particular treatment.

Nina talked us through her own journey which was pretty hardcore and very moving. I felt that I, too, was experiencing her highs and lows as she described her initial diagnosis right up to present day. For me, one of the most important messages to come out of her story is that we are all individuals, with individual needs, beliefs and fears. Mainstream medicine does its best to treat us as individuals but the cost factor, ultimately, determines our treatment options, and they are limited: surgery, chemo, radiotherapy, drugs. Take it or leave it. While no one at The Cancer Mavericks even once suggested that alternative methods will cure cancer, what they did reiterate is that we are individuals and as individuals need to think about how any treatment might affect us in both the short and long terms. It’s tricky making such an important decision about the future when the conventional cancer treatment conveyor belt system is demanding a swift response to get that treatment started; it’s tricky making that decision when one’s partner and/or family/friends are terrified on your behalf and also want to see you start treatment immediately so you can get better and back to your old self; it’s doubly tricky making that decision when you are shell shocked, scarcely able to take in such life changing information, let alone make the right decision based on research, what treatments are available, financial constraints, fear of death, fear for your loved ones and how they will cope, work commitments, yadda, yadda, yadda. We have been pre-programmed to think Doctor knows best so whatever s/he says is the way it has to be. Wrong! As Nina pointed out, a cancer didn’t appear in our body overnight so, despite any insistence on signing a release form for treatment quickity quick, take the time to really think about your body, your needs, your personal circumstances and, most important of all to my mind, your gut feeling on what is the right treatment, conventional or otherwise, for you. That extra week you take to decide your future is unlikely to see your cancer grow to monumental, untreatable proportions. To reiterate, this need to remember you are an individual was one of the strongest messages I took away from the day’s events. Another was that despite having experienced a disease that most people would describe as their worst nightmare, we are all still here to tell the tale and view the experience as a major positive. Yes, having cancer is a bummer and game-changer, but it’s also a wake-up call to how you’ve been living your life and how you can live out the rest of your life.

We learned about eating really well – delicious, satisfying, yet wholesome and good-for-you food; we learned about non-invasive therapies for treatment and maintenance for a healthy body and mind; we learned how closely aligned the mind and body are and how both will suffer if one is unwell, abused or neglected. Clare talked to us about focused mindfulness (which is covered fully in her book From Pain to Peace) and how important emotional health is to the well being of our bodies. Having cancer is a scary experience but this programme reminded me that we all have options and what is right for one person isn’t necessarily right for everyone.

I so wish that this type of programme existed when I was diagnosed back in 2007 because, frankly, armed with facts and information from outside sources, I doubt I would have chosen the conventional route because it wasn’t the best choice for me and my body. Others will, no doubt, think differently but that is the beauty of this programme – it doesn’t tell you what to think, or to choose non-conventional over conventional. It merely seeks to provide information and options for thought and consideration. The choice is yours.

If you or anyone you know has been diagnosed with cancer or has had it in the past, I would urge you to attend this day programme as you will leave feeling informed, inspired and positive. For me, it was an affirmation of life and a happier, more holistic way of living. Not bad for an 8-hour course :-)

 

Tickets are available now

http://bit.ly/CMavEvents3

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As you probably know, we hold small, intimate days to support people who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis, or those who have had cancer in the past and would like to improve their chances of it not coming back.

If you would like to know why we do them, this will explain why – it’s a note from a very lovely lady who attended a previous one.  It brought a tear to my eye I can tell you!  I asked if she would mind if I shared this with you.  She was happy for me to do so.

 

Dear Nina, I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday. I just wanted to share a bit of new with you but first I want you to understand that when i heard i had a recurrence of cancer in February i read your book. I was so inspired by your story and it filled me with hope even though i was told that my cancer was inoperable and chemo would be only palliative.
8 weeks ago i began an alternative protocol after consulting with Patricia Peat. Because of the energy, hope and practical ideas that you and some of the other cancerucan community filled me with, i felt energised and empowered to really go for it.
 I just wanted to let you know that I’ve just been to the hospital this afternoon.  The tumour has shrunk from 23mm to 15mm in 8 weeks, and my blood test has dropped from nearly 300 to 66! The oncologist and nurse said they couldn’t explain or understand what had happened and appeared quite perplexed!!! We were absolutely delighted!!
 I want you to know that you are doing a terrific job in helping people to make a real difference to their health and that I am so very grateful to you for helping me to see a path I could follow and believe in.  I know there’s lots of work still to be done but this is so much more than I could have hoped for.
Thank you so very much. God bless you. Love T

Obviously we can’t guarantee to have the same results, but we can share with you our knowledge and experience, in a homely atmosphere, surrounded by like-minded people.

The June date is a Therapists Day (what a treat!), and the July one a more general introduction to wellbeing when living with cancer.  If you would like to find out more, and book to join us, here are the links http://bit.ly/cmavjune  http://bit.ly/cmavjuly

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Click here to buy all three of my books in one handy purchase and save 20% at the same time, or buy each book individually below!

 

maverickI don’t ever want anyone to say those words about me that we hear so often when someone dies: that they have ‘lost their battle with cancer’.  Firstly, I don’t see it as a battle. And I hate the idea of losing. Everyone has to die of something, don’t they?  We don’t say of someone in a car accident that they ‘lost their battle with a lorry’, do we? …Read more and buy now

 

How to be a cancer maverick - Nina JoyHow to Be A Cancer Maverick’ is Nina Joy’s follow up to her highly successful book ‘The Adventures of a Cancer Maverick’. Nina Joy has spent the last two years defying predictions on her cancer prognosis by taking control of the management of her terminal illness. Looking radiant and living a confident, fulfilled and pain-free life, since the publication of her first book …Read more and buy now

 

Nina Joy - The JournalIn Nina’s book ‘How to Be a Cancer Maverick’ she encourages the reader to have a notepad or Journal to write down all the plans and thoughts as part of their journey to recovery. To help make this happen Nina has created a beautiful, inspiring journal, that has pages and prompts all laid out ready to make this process really easy-to-use …Read more and pre order now

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My brand new book came out on 4th February – World Cancer Day!

You can get your copy from:

Oodlebooks (paperback)
Amazon (Kindle edition)

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‘How to Be A Cancer Maverick’ is Nina Joy’s follow up to her highly successful book ‘The Adventures of a Cancer Maverick’. Nina Joy has spent the last two years defying predictions on her cancer prognosis by taking control of the management of her terminal illness. Looking radiant and living a confident, fulfilled and pain-free life, since the publication of her first book Nina has taken daily calls on ‘how she is managing to live so successfully with cancer’, and how she is defying the statistics that were given to her with her diagnosis. This book is the result of all that she has done and answers the many questions that she is asked on a regular basis.

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not only World Cancer Day.  It is also the day my second book How to be a Cancer Maverick will be born!

You can order a copy now at oodlebooks.com or by clicking on the book icon on the home page of my website.

I am so excited about this – everything I have learned, and all that I have done since my diagnosis to get back to health is detailed in this book. Read more »

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Say No to Cancer

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Here are copies of the presentations used on the day by Patrica, Ann and Clare.

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I’m very excited to announce that you can now pre-order my second book ‘How to be a Cancer Maverick’ here –  due for release in October 2014!

 

 

“Nina Joy has spent the last two years defying predictions on her cancer prognosis by taking control of the management of her terminal illness. Looking radiant and living a confident, fulfilled and pain-free life, since the publication of her first book Nina has taken daily calls on ‘how she is managing to live so successfully with cancer’, and how she is defying the statistics that were given to her with her diagnosis. This book is the result of all that she has done and answers the many questions that she is asked on a regular basis.

A must-read for anyone interested in preventing this terrible disease from happening in the first place, for anyone who has been diagnosed with any type of cancer, and for those who want to know more because they have been touched by it through others.

This informative guide, on how to live a confident and positive life no matter what your relationship is with cancer, will inspire, give hope, and above all else provide you with many tips and tools that may help. The book does not set out to suggest that traditional methods of treatment should be ignored in any way, it simply provides some additional solutions on how to keep a healthy mind and body, which will support any person’s path during their challenging journey with cancer.”

Pre-order it now!

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I am delighted to be speaking at this event.  Even if I wasn’t speaking at it, I would be going to hear the other 2 speakers.

 

We are 3 cancer survivors, who have had to learn how to survive the hard way.  We now want to share what we’ve learned with YOU

It’s time to stop the cancer epidemic, why don’t you come along to find out more.  I promise that you will have your eyes opened, and see cancer in a different way.

http://bit.ly/1kclpky

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/say-no-to-cancer-tickets-9475739191

 

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This is one of the most exciting posts for me to write! My book is out NOW and is available to buy!

You can get your copy from:


Oodlebooks.com (Paperback
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Amazon (Kindle Edition)
Buy Nina's book

I was diagnosed with incurable cancer in 2012 and given less than 12 months to live. I decided I wasn’t going to remain a Cancer Virgin, I would learn what cancer survivors do to stay alive and do just that. I could not and would not just accept the inevitable, so I became a “Cancer Maverick”, learning how to survive and even thrive whilst living with cancer. For anyone who’s life has been touched by cancer, this book shows how our human spirit can overcome nature’s poison.

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This promises to be an unforgettable event.

The speakers include Prof Vogl. Yes, MY Herr Prof! Also Patricia Peat. yes MY guru!
And on day 3 when the Cancer Survivors are telling their stories, I am one of them. Yes ME, a cancer survivor!

You can attend any or all of the three days. I will be there for all of them taking copious notes and soaking it all up like a sponge.

For more details and to book visit back2healthevents.com

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If you have never seen me speak, and would like to, there is a great opportunity coming up at the first ever Leeds Supergrowth Conference on 3rd April. But you will need to hurry, tickets are going fast!

Imagine what your life would be if you dared to think 10x bigger?

I am delighted to be part of this event with 6 other world class speakers for a day of intense hands-on training, inspiration and networking that will teach you how to: Read more »