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Streamlining Chemotherapy Doses Will Reduce Waiting Times For Chemotherapy Treatment

2nd March 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has been collaborating with NHS England on a project called the Chemotherapy Dose Standardisation initiative. In the past, intravenous chemotherapy drug doses have been calculated for individual patients based on weight or body surface area (BSA). Making up the chemotherapy individually for each person takes a lot ...

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Reflexology – What Can It Do For Me?

27th February 2018

Many cancer patients show some or high levels of anxiety during cancer treatments, which can influence their pain perception, disturb their sleep patterns and enhance nausea.  Anecdotal evidence suggests that patients receiving complementary therapies cope better with their illness, cope better with their treatment and feel better supported.  Many cancer charities offer the services of ...

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Get involved in research at the University of Exeter – a study into the effects of exercise during recovery from cancer

13th February 2018

The research aims to investigate how aspects of exercise are linked to making life changes in cancer survivors, with the hope that the results can increase knowledge of the role of physical activity in quality of life in cancer survivors. The University of Exeter are inviting individuals between the ages of 18-65, who have completed cancer ...

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Researchers Begin Looking into the Anti-Cancer Properties of Aspirin

10th February 2018

There has been publicity in recent years about the possibility that aspirin may reduce cancer risk but a number of questions remain.  Cancer Research UK is beginning a study that will hopefully answer some of those questions. Previously, an observational study done by researchers at Cardiff University and the University of Cambridge indicated that everyday use ...

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Breast Cancer Death Rate Down 10% In Just Five Years

6th February 2018

Thanks to research, breast cancer mortality rates have fallen by 10% in five years. This is due to a better understanding of the genetics of the disease, together with new drugs and surgical techniques. For example, women and their doctors now know more about the risk factors linked to breast cancer and how to reduce their ...

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All.Can Patient Survey

1st February 2018

When you’re having treatment for cancer, anything that makes life a bit easier can make a huge difference. As part of an initiative to improve efficiency in cancer care by focusing on what matters to patients, All.Can is calling for patients to share their perspectives. Findings from the survey will be used to inform discussions with ...

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Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon Charity Crystal Brooch – all profits to charity

23rd January 2018

Wear your support: Show your support for the Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) and support those living with breast cancer.  This stunning crystal pink ribbon brooch is fully covered with three rows of dazzling crystals in clear (diamond), pale pink and dark pink.  Length 3.5cm and width 2cm.  100% profits from the ...

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MY CHEMO SUMMER – A BREAST CANCER JOURNEY by JANE BISHOP

17th January 2018

In Chemo Summer, Jane Hoggar takes the reader through a light-hearted and informative account of her discovery of breast cancer and its cure. Cancer of any description has the capacity to chill those it affects and their loved ones. But for Jane Hoggar early discovery and diagnosis provided for a satisfactory resolution. It’s these small details that ...

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Combining Radiotherapy and Drugs for Tailor Made Results

15th January 2018

Radiotherapy has been around for decades yet is constantly being developed so patients can get the most out of it. The aim of the research by University of Glasgow and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is to look at how precise radiation, combined with targeted drugs can help destroy cancer cells while leaving healthy ...

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THE PINK RIBBON FOUNDATION VIRTUAL WALK + RUN SERIES

8th January 2018

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Booband to create the first in a series of virtual running races designed to get women of all ages, sizes and fitness levels active. What’s more, we receive a £2 donation from every entry received, helping us to support those with breast cancer. Create a race that best suits you! ...

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