Halloween which I will never forget

non hodgkins lymphoma

While everybody is celebrating Halloween I think of my mum who died on this day 5 years ago of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. What on earth is non-Hodgkin lymphoma you may ask? Well, it’s a type of cancer which develops in the lymphatic system. It’s not a common type of cancer. In the UK more than 12,000 people are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Know the symptoms

ovarian cancer symptoms

March 2016 is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and now it’s the perfect time to #StartMakingNoise and shout about the symptoms. England has the lowest survival rate for ovarian cancer in Europe so we really have to try and change this by spreading the awareness. Early diagnosis saves lives. Did you know that only three per cent […]

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Skin cancer rates are on the rise – Can this wristband help?

SmartSun UV indicator wristband

With skin cancer rates on the rise, it’s more important than ever to use sunscreen when exposed to the sun and take preventative measures to avoid sunburn. Malignant melanoma incidence rates have increased more than fivefold since the mid-1970s and sunbeds and cheap holidays abroad are blamed for this increase.  The problem is that people are not really […]

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