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Immune Cell Therapy Results are ‘Landmark Moment’ in Lymphoma Treatment

14th December 2017

A clinical trial in the US has shown that four in ten patients with aggressive large B cell lymphoma were cancer-free 15 months after engineered immune cell treatment. The study included 108 patients who were not responding to standard treatment. This group were then given CAR T cell treatment to help boost their immune system’s ...

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Mayors Christmas Masquerade Ball

9th December 2017

The Pink Ribbon Foundation were delighted to join the Mayor of Hounslow (Sue Sampson) and guests at her charity Masquerade Christmas Ball on the 9th December.  Both the Foundation and Refuge are the beneficiary charities of the Mayors fundraising efforts during 2017-2018 in a campaign that was launched at the Mayors inaugural ball in August ...

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BUPA LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE SELF-REFERRAL SERVICE FOR CANCER

30th November 2017

Healthcare provider Bupa today launches the UK’s most comprehensive self-referral cancer service – Cancer Direct Access. Available to its health insurance customers, Bupa believes this approach is key to improving early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Without needing to wait for a GP referral, if a customer is experiencing cancer symptoms they can call the Cancer ...

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Top 10 Hale and Hearty Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention

29th November 2017

Here are ten life tips for Breast Cancer Prevention from Breast Cancer Research Aid Exercise regularly:  “Keep moving every day”. Exercise is your best friend when it comes to any health-related problem. The more you sweat, the more calories you burn and this helps you stay healthy. If you have any concern, go for regular checkups: Visit ...

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Challenges of Cancer and Disability Study

22nd November 2017

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 Wales? 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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Researchers Discover Link between Bacterial Levels and Breast Cancer

21st November 2017

Differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue have been revealed by researchers at Cleveland Clinic while studying the tissue of healthy women vs. those with breast cancer. What they’ve discovered is that the breast tissue of healthy women contains higher levels of the bacterial species Methylobacterium. This finding could help in the development of ...

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GLOBAL INTEREST SPARKED BY SUFFOLK SINGER:

17th November 2017

Francesca Thomas of Norton, Suffolk, also known as “Winter” is releasing a charity single featuring artists from across the globe. The single is a cover of Little Mix’s “Pretend It’s OK” and features artists from Germany, France, USA, Tasmania and Suffolk to Somerset. Once people heard about the project they were desperate to get involved. ...

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Two Studies Looking At How To Reduce Radiotherapy Side Effects

10th November 2017

Dr Di Gilson, member of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Scientific Committee for the Conference, said: “Radiotherapy is a cornerstone of successful cancer treatment for thousands of patients. Unfortunately some patients who have radiotherapy will suffer long term side effects and for a minority these can be irreversible, progressive and debilitating”. As survival rates for cancer ...

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Poetry in Pink (part 2)

7th November 2017

As part of the partnership between the Pink Ribbon Foundation and the Autumn issue of the South Bank Poetry magazine, Co-Editor and Publisher Katherine Lockton interviewed Cordelia Feldman about her poetry, (which she has been writing since the tender age of seven) and her cancer journey.  Cordelia completed the Birkbeck Creative Writing MA in 2007 ...

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*** EXCLUSIVE OFFER ***

6th November 2017

Planning a winter getaway or a summer vacation in 2018? Then check out this AMAZING offer and support the Pink Ribbon Foundation at the same time …….. read on: How do you fancy getting your hands on some gorgeous FŪL luggage, the brand founded by Justin Timberlake – and at an amazing price with free delivery ...

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