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Raising funds for CyberKnife Cancer Radiotherapy Treatment

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Wed 4 Feb 2015
New figures released today show that the death rate from cancer in the eastern region has fallen by almost a quarter since 1990. Experts have credited greater levels of research for the drop, with improved knowledge on preventing the disease, better surgical techniques, increasingly targeted radiotherapy, and more effective drugs all boosting patient outcome. Statistics from Cancer Research UK – which has a base on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus – reveal that in 1990, 220 in every 100,...
Wed 4 Feb 2015
Mark Drakeford examining case for SIRT radiotherapy treatment to be made available in Wales under Commissioning for Evaluation mechanism. A revolutionary treatment, which could extend the lives of those suffering liver cancer, could become available on the Welsh NHS for the first time after the Health Minister said he was considering following England in trialling the treatment. In an answer to a written question, Mark Drakeford confirmed he was considering whether Selective Internal...
Wed 4 Feb 2015
NHS England said cancer diagnoses need to be made in earlier stages of the disease. The number of people with cancer in London is expected to double by 2030, according to NHS England. The organisation predicted 400,000 Londoners will be living with cancer by that point, which it said presented a “huge challenge”. A cancer strategy for London, aimed at increasing early diagnosis and reducing waiting times, has been released. NHS England’s Dr Anne Rainsberry said the capital’s cancer services...
Wed 4 Feb 2015
The lack of availability of advanced stereotactic radiotherapy has shocked Tessa Munt, the Liberal Democrat on Mirror Online’s politics panel I read a shocking statistic over the Christmas holiday: one single hospital in France treats more patients with advanced stereotactic radiotherapy than all the hospitals in England combined. All our European neighbours routinely use advanced stereotactic methods to deliver radiotherapy and treat cancers. So it’s no surprise to find nearly all our...
Wed 4 Feb 2015
The mother of a terminally ill cancer patient has accused her employer of ‘insensitivity’ after claiming she felt under pressure to return to work. Michelle Campbell, 45, is caring for her daughter, Nadejah Williams, 23, who has a rare form of colon cancer and has just weeks to live. Ms Campbell, a nurse, says she is also signed off work with depression but that University College London Hospital, in Euston, has contacted her to suggest she attend a meeting. Ms Campbell, of Stoke Newington,...
Wed 4 Feb 2015
Arabian Ball A Charity ball is being held at the Best Western Plus Moathouse Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent in aid of the Stan Bowley Trust – a charity which aims to raise funds and awareness of the CyberKnife Cancer treatment. The event on Saturday, August 30, 201 starts at 6:30pm with a welcome drink, followed by a four course meal with wine on the table and entertainment to see out the night. Discounted room rates for bed and breakfast are available for guests wishing to stay the night, which...

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