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by pennycsf
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Cancer treatment
Topic: Proton Beam therapy comes to UK
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Proton Beam therapy comes to UK

This interesting article reveals that high tech proton beam therapy is now available in Manchester. Until now people needing this were being sent to Switzerland and the USA. You will be relieved to learn that this treatment has been available in France at the Institut Curie in Paris since 1990 and a...
by pennycsf
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Touchlines
Topic: January 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 9

January 2018

To welcome in the New Year, you will find the first edition of Touchlines 2018 below. After the retirement of Peta as editor, Margaret, who was the previous editor, has stepped back into her old shoes with renewed vigour. Many thanks to Peta for all her work and to Margaret for taking up the challen...
by pennycsf
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Touchlines
Topic: October 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 4

October 2017

The October edition of Touchlines is here, some three months late! Huge apologies for this oversight which came to light as the new January 2018 edition becomes available. As well as the usual round up of events and book reviews, you will see that Martin Walker, author of the Bruno detective novels ...
by pennycsf
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: local anaesthetic for breast biopsy
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: local anaesthetic for breast biopsy

Are you sure you need to COLLECT it? It isn't a case of ordering it in advance, perhaps?
by pennycsf
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Factual information
Topic: Joint UK and EU report December 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Joint UK and EU report December 2017

The latest round of talks has concluded with a Report on Progress. Have a look here for the latest news on reciprocal rights after Brexit, as well as general information. Although nothing is yet written in stone, it seems clear that both sides are intending to protect the rights of those citizens al...
by pennycsf
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Factual information
Topic: BBC Guide to BREXIT
Replies: 0
Views: 49

BBC Guide to BREXIT

Here is a link to a pretty clear Guide on Brexit from the BBC. It also links through to other information.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-32810887
by pennycsf
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: In Memory
Topic: Andy Shepherd
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Andy Shepherd

Indeed, Karen. For those who did not know Andy and Linda, Andy was the first treasurer who served almost until Linda, his wife and our Founder, retired in 2014. 12 years of stalwart service to CSF and a huge support to Linda who could not have achieved what she did without his "behind the scene...
by pennycsf
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Documents
Topic: English and International cancer sites
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: English and International cancer sites

And very useful too. Thanks Margaret. :)
by pennycsf
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Post traumatic stress disorder study
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Post traumatic stress disorder study

Below is a report from the BBC on a study into PTSD which lasts long after the initial diagnosis and treatment have come to an end. The study, by a Malaysian team, uses only a small sample but it does add to the increasing research into the problems people are facing "living with cancer" r...
by pennycsf
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Goodness gracious! Thank heaven for research.

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