The results of a survey released last week revealed that around half of people in the UK are unaware of advancements in radiotherapy and how beneficial it is in the treatment of cancer.
40% of people who are cured of cancer have radiotherapy as part of their treatment, which means it is second only to surgery as an effective cancer treatment, yet just 9% of the survey respondents thought that funding for radiotherapy should be prioritised on the NHS.Read more
What better way for Elstree Cancer Centre to celebrate their 5th Anniversary last week, than with a glamorous party and fashion show which saw breast cancer patients brave the catwalk and raise a whopping £9,000 for Breast Cancer Care, a charity which many of the centre’s patients hold dear.
The event, which was attended by nearly 200 patients, staff, doctors, surgeons, consultants, family and friends included a dinner and dancing, but the main event was the fashion show which was co-hosted by celebrity guest Michelle Heaton.Read more
A straightforward breathing technique could save the lives of more women with cancer in the left breast, according to one of the largest studies of its kind conducted by Cancer Partners UK.Read more
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