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Pre Hab

Do you know about pre hab?   Sadly, we are waiting longer than usual for cancer treatments at the moment – that’s for surgery, chemotherapy and for radiotherapy. I said in my last blog that there are things that you can do – and I have been thinking about that a lot. Here’s the deal …

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Waiting is hard

Are you struggling?   As I write this we are still in partial lockdown because of COVID 19.  Some cancer screening has been delayed, some tests are delayed and with that, some delay in getting diagnosed. Added to that, surgery is a backlogged and not all treatments are starting as soon as before.  I guess …

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World Cancer Research Fund

We are great supporters of the World Cancer Research Fund. They have lots of leaflets that are really useful sources of information on a variety of cancer topics. They produce a newsletter (called ‘informed’) quarterly for health care professionals with a variety of articles on the latest research into aspects of cancer care. In the …

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Obesity causes cancer

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) recently said that ‘bowel, kidney ovarian and liver cancers are more likely to have been caused by being overweight than by smoking tobacco’. There was an outcry from people who thought that CRUK was ‘fat shaming’ – but actually all they are doing is reporting the facts. CRUK says that being …

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