Lung Cancer

ASCO REPORT I have reason to be very grateful to this body;  in typical American fashion they were very generous with providing information when I suspected I had developed Neuropathy as a side effect of cancer drugs – and my doctors wouldn’t admit it....

PPG

Clifton Hampden Surgery PPG has asked me to be Guest Editor of the Newsletter, and as a newcomer from London (returning to where I grew up) I am delighted to do this.  After the mega-surgeries we suffer in London, sometimes having to wait 5 weeks to see a doctor, the...

Loneliness

          The silent Disease Loneliness underlies many of today’s ills; particularly for cancer survivors.  Once finished with treatment, the world around  expects us to resume our previous life-style.  But for many survivors, this ain’t gonna happen. ...

Cancer and Diabetes

 As if people living with diabetes didn’t have enough health concerns, here’s another- A study at Cornell University of US shows there is an increased risk of metastatic cancer New research at this top US university points to a possible explanation for...

Could the NHS please be more honest?

Fell down (as one does) ar home, and was eventually carted off to the local hospital – John Radcliffe in Oxford.   Had a comfortable wait on a trolley – I’d grabbed a good book to read – before I was wheeled off to X-ray.  On the way back, my...

Challenging NHS’s back-slapping

Where the NHS excels Anyone who has attended an NHS conference recently knows you just can’t beat them when it comes to back-slapping and self-congratulation. But here is a video of a brave nurse who stood up to the big chiefs at an NHS Board meeting, and dared...
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