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‘Breakthrough’ lung cancer drug made available on NHS

Tagrisso, (Osimertinib), a last-chance drug produced by AstraZeneca that can lead to an “unprecedented” reduction in lung cancer tumours is now available on the NHS thanks to the newly updated Cancer Drugs Fund rules which allow a promising drug to be used while still in trial evaluation. The once-a-day tablet will be available immediately for…
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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Getting to the guts of the matter! 6 Steps to Protect Yourself from Bowel Cancer Bowel Cancer, (Colorectal Cancer), affects the large bowel, which is made up of the colon and rectum.  Most bowel cancer starts as a pre-cancerous growth, (polyps), which may become cancerous if not treated. An untreated Bowel Cancer can spread from…
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A message from Alice Razza R.I.P

As most of you already know, we have received some awful news from my oncologist that no one could have expected. My cancer has come back and this time it is in my lungs. The news was hard to hear and has shocked me and my whole family. At the moment we aren't sure what…
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Gift of musical instruments & more

We are thrilled with the gift of musical instruments, art materials and easels from the Ray Collins Trust of Wantage. Ray and his colleagues drove down from Wantage to deliver them to us at our charity shop in Ryde. Their gift is in memory of Maisie Norton and will enable us to give 12 children,…
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