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Perjeta drug approved

There is good news this week for the 1,400 women a year who suffer from the aggressive HER2-positive breast cancer. Nice have now approved the use of the drug Perjeta, (the Roche brand name for pertuzumab), following the pharma manufacturer’s agreement to drop the price for NHS use. The drug Perjeta is used in combination…
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Sam Hedger RIP

On 28 October  we lost a good friend of Caring Cancer Trust. Sam Hedger battled so incredibly bravely against his recurring cancer and the havoc it wrought upon his body.Thank you Sam for the shining memory you gave us in your short life. We shall treasure your memory and will remember you not only for…
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A message from Emily

A message from Emily, Inspirational Young Person Wellchild Award Winner 2016 and Kids2Go Maisie Norton trophy winner: I am a normal 14-year-old girl. But I am registered blind thanks to a cancerous brain tumour when I was eight years old. I had 18 miserable months of chemotherapy at the amazing Piam Brown Children’s Cancer Unit…
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