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Garance

16th May 2018

Garance is a French brand that offers post mastectomy lingerie and swimwear for breast cancer survivors. Cécile Pasquinelli decided to create the brand after she was diagnosed with the illness herself. During her treatment, she experienced the same frustration all women affected by cancer face: the loss of their feminity. She wanted to offer something ...

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Victoria Derbyshire book

2nd May 2018

‘I can’t bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can’t bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who are never embarrassed to say, “love you mummy”, and say it ten times day.’ Renowned as a much-loved and highly respected BBC ...

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Love and Remission by the wonderful Annie Belasco

25th April 2018

I am delighted to share with you this amazing new book, Love and Remission by the wonderful Annie Belasco. In her mid-twenties, balancing a stable job and a partying lifestyle, Annie was also on the hunt for a man. She wanted to find Mr Right, get married, buy a house, and live the life she’d always ...

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Challenges of Cancer and Disability Study

24th April 2018

Do you have any physical impairment and have had a diagnosis of cancer, currently in remission or six months beyond treatment? Are you an adult living anywhere in the UK? If the answer is yes, please take a moment to consider participating in an interview study funded by Tenovus Cancer Care. The aim of the Challenges of ...

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Launch Of Global Cancer Databank

23rd April 2018

Dame Tessa Jowell has become the first person to donate her medical information to a new global database. The database is called the Universal Cancer Databank (UCD) and will collect and store anonymised medical data from millions of people worldwide. It will be freely accessible to researchers all over the world. The database is a ...

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DJ Lisa Lashes Taking Part in the London to Brighton

9th April 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Patron DJ Lisa Lashes will be taking part in the London to Brighton on Sunday 16 September, raising awareness and funds for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Lisa told us: “A life changing experience made me get myself into fitness and the only way I’d stick to it was if ...

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More Than 2,500 Cancer Cases A Week Could Be Avoided

8th April 2018

A new Cancer Research UK study has estimated that more than 135,500 cases of cancer a year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes. It is estimated that behavioural changes could prevent 4 out of 10 cancers in the future. It is important to remember that the causes of cancer are very complex. Through ...

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“One-Stop Shops” To Speed Up Cancer Diagnosis For People With Non-specific Symptoms

8th April 2018

NHS England has announced a trial of 10 new ‘one-stop shop’ cancer diagnosis centres that aim to guarantee a diagnosis within two weeks of the patient’s first appointment. The trial is supported by Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support. Some cancers start with very unspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss, appetite loss, tiredness, sweating ...

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New Research Shows How Touch Therapies Support Mental And Physical Wellbeing

20th March 2018

A fascinating article in last weekend’s Guardian was titled ‘No hugging: are we living through a crisis of touch?’  It talked about how people are increasingly wary of touching others because of the risk of being thought inappropriate and that the incidence of people reporting being lonely is increasing year by year. Professor McGlone, Professor ...

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Aromatherapy – What Can It Do For Me?

9th March 2018

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to promote health and wellbeing and is one of the most common complementary therapies to be offered to patients in breast cancer clinics and hospitals.  There are more than 400 essential oils and these are mode from flowers, fruit, seeds, leaves, roots or bark of certain plants.  Aromatherapists ...

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