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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   https://youtu.be/CzOyW2mw6Ko When a call...

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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...

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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 therapy...

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Women aren’t Wimps

Research proves  women may experience more chemotherapy side-effects than men Knowing female patients are more likely to experience side-effects such as nausea and vomiting or diarrhoea may allow for more tailored chemotherapy education and support to be given A study...

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Men get breast cancer too

Suspect you have cancer - and 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...

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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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Questions the NHS needs to answer

Why was NHS so unprepared to deal with Coronavirus? The mood in the media is changing.  With lockdown easing, British media has turned from eulogising the NHS, to asking questions about NHS administration and its handling of the crisis. No longer is the NHS regarded...

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Clapping for NHS won’t pay their bills

Clapping comes cheap, and it's easy to do. What is going to take more effort, and a lot of planning post lockdown, is to ensure those on the front line in the current crisis get a well-deserved pay increase. And I don't mean the Administrators, or hospital CEOs on...

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Loo roll bandits!

Latest 'Scene of Crime'   Who would have thought this van was a crime scene?  But Essex police found an unusual haul when they pulled over a van and arrested the three men inside. Instead of antiques, silver or whatever, the haul consisted of a stash of stolen...

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Keep safe whilst shopping

Shopping exposes us to germs Your local supermarket is doing everything possible to keep surfaces germ-free, but it's other shoppers - and particularly their children - that are scattering these nasties around. Recent research has found that a trolley can be germier...

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