MD Anderson

John Mendelson Most cancer patients in Britain will never have heard of John Mendelsohn, president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center from 1996 to 2011. But cancer patients all over the world should be grateful for the work he oversaw at this...

Where Experts have learned it pays to listen to patients

It’s happening in the States 40 years ago doctors in the Texas town of San Antonio organised a conference about breast cancer to educate local physicians. This has grown in to the world’s biggest and most influential meeting on the subect, with top...

C(r)apita boobs again

An additional 3,591 women have not received information about NHS cervical cancer screening. Capita, (or as Private Eye rightly calls them Crapita) contracted to send out screening invitations, have boobed AGAIN.  Yet another administrative error!  When will the...

Cancer Survivors agree what Research they want

Something beng done to help Survivors Surprising result for UK Top 10 research priorities Helping people live better with and beyond cancer Cancer survivors want more spent on researching handling long -term side effects   When a call goes out for funding to find...

Breast Screening for older women

When should you stop having a Mammogram? Many people like Prof. Michael Baum question the value of having a Mammogram.  Europa Donna once held a fascinating debate on the subject, when I did wonder if this eminent breast cancer surgeon might stand up and floor his...

Proton Beam Therapy

2018 WAS THE YEAR OF PROTON BEAM THERAPY IN UK    It’s taken 10 years for Proton Beam Therapy to arrive in the UK, but Proton Partners International reports that 25 patients have been or are in the process of being treated with high energy proton beam...
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