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Isn’t it time to re-name breast cancer in men?

Suspect you have cancer - it can be difficult to go for testing As a woman, I can't imagine how difficult it must be for a man who suspects he has breast cancer This was boought home with the shocking news that 15 men, including police and firefighters, who were at or...

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NY Stock exchange goes quackers over cancer duck

Helping children through cancer    A lifelike  duck recently invaded the New York Stock Exchange to ring their famous bell. This was the Aflac Duck, tasked with helping chidren with cancer get through treatment.  It is also a symbol of an American insurance company, ...

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Bowel Cancer charity wins its fight

This hard-working charity has just won a massive fight - but they shouldn't have had to waste so much time, energy and funding on fighting for better care for us.  "We did it" After years of campaigning to lower the age when bowel screening is offered (when other...

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Glimmers of good news

  The recent ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference came out with a lot of good news! So rather than repeat the problems that the NHS is having,with our cancer treatment, I thought those of you with scientific mnds might like to read this good...

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Surviving Cancer is a Cat and Mouse business

Don't miss out on monitoring Keeping on top of all the appointments, tests and check-ups we need after we have finished cancer treatment can be a full-time never-ending job.  Now, we also need to keep up with all the shenanigans the NHS gets up to;  whenever the cry...

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Data

What is this? Some have suggested it's Grateful Dread Public Relations, a Baltimore Radio Station.  Good try, but actually it's the latest wheeze to come out of the turgid minds of the boffins in Brussels, greatly aided by the Yes-men in Whitehall.  And hasn't it got...

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Are you as confused and bemused with lockdown as I am?

Ministry of Silly Walks Is it just me who is confused about lockdown?  Or has Dominic Cummings introduced a new Department. named after the John Cleese sketch? Downing Street doesn't seem to realise what's happening in the real world.  John Lewis, city finance houses,...

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Shocking CER report from America

  Issue latest Cancer Experience Registry® (CER) A recently commissioned survey by the Cancer Support Community of America has some interesting findings, which show we in Britain are not alone with our survivorship problems. Their Cancer Experience Registry is...

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Latest on long-term drug side effects

Lessons to be learnt post-Covid  Boris Johnston has said there will be an enquiry into the Coronavirus outbreak. Let's use this to find out why the NHS always seems reluctant to consult specialists and/or patients who have dealt with similar situations. Those of us...

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