The Malignant Ginger

I'm Jojogingerhead, a 31 year old artist & musician based in Brighton (UK) satirically documenting the highs and lows of my secondary triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. Trying to see the light in a dark and scary situation without using the words fight, battle, journey or survivor.

Berylhead says FUCK CANCER by raising money for cancer treatment

  My brothers awesome girlfriend Jess has set up a crowd funding page for me to try and raise some funds for my cancer treatment (and if you’re wondering who the hell Berylhead is, find […]

Mar, 14

Cuts to the Cancer Drugs Fund vs Jeremy Clarkson

  I had my first follow up appointment with my oncologist on Monday since my secondary breast cancer diagnosis back in January. I got the results from a recent CT scan and bone scan. It […]

Mar, 12

Ginger is back

  Yesterday I had my first haircut and colour in nearly a year after cutting it short, then shaving it, then having chemo all through the summer of 2014 and then it finally growing back […]

Mar, 11

Plenty of men holding fish

This is a follow up to my last blog post about online dating as a young woman with cancer. Now I feel that I have adequate experience of the dating websites, there is one thing […]

Mar, 07

Dating with disease, swipe left or right?

  At the beginning of this year when I thought I was cancer free, I decided it was time to time to bag myself a man, or at least have some fun and go on […]

Mar, 06

Monday metastatic breast cancer day and the big fundraising farce

Yesterday¬†a campaign called STOMP OUT BC #MetsMonday, the brain child of Beth Fairchild¬†over the pond in the US trended on Facebook and Twitter (also using the hashtags #BCkills and #dontignorestageiv). The aim was to question […]

Mar, 03

My gang of 6 breast cancer bitches cause carnage in London

On Thursday I headed up to to London to meet 5 (it was supposed to be 6 but Aimee couldn’t make it) other women I have grown very close to through the Younger Breast Cancer […]

Feb, 28