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by francis
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: CSF National
Topic: Cycle for Life 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Cycle for Life 2017

Pictures of the 4 day cycle ride from Carcassonne to Sète can be seen on the Galleries section of the CSF web site - click here http://cancersupportfrance.org/affiliate-gallery

Maybe you can see yourself if you took part!

Fantastic organisation - well done everyone.
by francis
Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Sud de France (Aude, Ariège, P-O, Tarn)
Topic: Presentation of Sud de France 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Presentation of Sud de France 2016

Here is the presentation given by Penny Parkinson, the President of CSF Sud de France on Wednesday 26th April at the Mas des Arcades, Perpignan.

There were 31 attendees, and a very interesting talk by Doctor Peter Amlot on current trends in cancer detection and treatment.
by francis
Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Coffee break
Topic: Prophecy - it took nearly 100 years but it came true!
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Prophecy - it took nearly 100 years but it came true!

Prophecy.png The actual Mencken quote was "The Presidency tends, year by year, to go to such men. As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will...
by francis
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Any other business
Topic: YouTube video
Replies: 0
Views: 279

YouTube video

A friend found this video explaining CSF.

Interesting, though not really my cup of tea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgbLuWVhfWU

I posted here because I wasn't quite certain where it should go!
by francis
Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Personal thoughts
Topic: Wait and see
Replies: 0
Views: 2009

Wait and see

I think that we all need to wait at least 6 months (that is until the beginning of 2017) before we can estimate the impact of the UK leaving the European Union. In fact, although as a French resident for more than 15 years I could not vote, until I saw that the referendum was apparently turning on a...
by francis
Thu May 26, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Cancer treatment
Topic: Tumour in the bladder
Replies: 18
Views: 1086

Re: Tumour in the bladder

Fingers crossed for him, you and his family!!

Thanks for the updates - it helps everyone to know there is always an upside.
by francis
Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Cancer treatment
Topic: Tumour in the bladder
Replies: 18
Views: 1086

Re: Tumour in the bladder

Best of luck to your son and family!!!

NHS treatment seems as good as any, when it gets going. It's the diagnosis, particularly early diagnosis, that is so appalling, particularly when compared to France. And I speak from bitter experience of both systems.

Best wishes for a favourable result.
by francis
Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Help for Sickness & Nausea?
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Help for Sickness & Nausea?

My mother-in-law has always suffered from travel sickness, and when visiting us in France recently she bought a product called "Sea Bands" which an English friend said helped amazingly. She bought them at a local pharmacy (about €13), where the assistant said they were great when she suffe...
by francis
Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:11 am
Forum: Any other business
Topic: glad tidings from Goldenoldie
Replies: 6
Views: 527

Re: glad tidings from Goldenoldie

Good news - shouldn't you post this in another section so that more people are likely to see it. It will give much confidence to anyone offered stem cell treatment.

I am very happy for you!!!
by francis
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Lots of useful information posted!
Replies: 0
Views: 233

Lots of useful information posted!

Many people may not be monitoring the forum's "Any Other Business" section, but there has been a lot of useful information posted following a talk given in the Pyrenees Orientales.

Here is the link to the post:-
http://csf-forum.org/viewtopic.php?f=56&t=655

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