Category Archives: Cancer Research

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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Piam Brown Re-opening

24 November. A Big Day for the re-opening of the Piam Brown pediatric oncology Ward at Southampton Hospital by the Duchess of Cornwall. Caring Cancer Trust Chairman Chris Ody, together with charity shop volunteers Ian and Amy MacWatt and Gerry Bradley, took a moment for a photo with Piam Brown Charity Coordinator Rachel Funnell in…
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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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Alcohol and Cancer of the Gullet

While researchers and international pharmaceutical companies continue their quest for that illusive Cancer Cure, we can help ourselves, and the tottering NHS, by focusing on Cancer Prevention. So many recent studies have highlighted the impact of Nutrition and Lifestyle in preventing cancer that it would be foolish to ignore them. We all know by now…
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