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Good News for breast cancer sufferers

Image: Tumour Heterogeneity The NHS in UK has finally approved Kadcyla, Roche Pharmaceuticals breast cancer drug, for routine use after a four-year campaign. The drug extends the lives of women with advanced forms of breast cancer by some six months. It was hitherto only available on a case-by-case basis through the Cancer Drugs Fund because…
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Decade of funding by Caring Cancer Trust

Cervical Cancer A decade of non-animal tested cancer research funding by Caring Cancer Trust for the University of Manchester Viral Oncology Laboratories was celebrated at a recent University Philanthropy Circle inauguration.  Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice Chancellor of the University, is pictured with the Charity Chairman Chris Ody and Hon. Secretary Ian MacWatt.…
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The Maisie Norton Memorial Match

A great day out for Caring Cancer Trust on 14 May with the Wantage Town Football Club Girls Team. Together with support from friends, their second annual Maisie Memorial charity match organised by Steve and Rosie Norton, raised an amazing £4690 for our Kids2Go Healing Holiday programme. A BIG thank you to the teams and to…
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Cancer Prevention and Obesity

With the passing of each month the importance of healthy diet, lifestyle and exercise in Cancer Prevention becomes more evident. Recent studies in USA have shown that unhealthy lifestyle factors are responsible for over 70% of a number of different Cancers diagnosed; cancers that could well have been prevented by improved diet, a healthy lifestyle…
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