Search found 582 matches

by pennycsf
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Welcome!

After the loss of your partner and, as time goes by, those of you who know, will understand the sheer aching loneliness that comes with losing that other half of you. Of course we have our friends and family, but sadly nobody can replace that feeling of being home alone in an empty house which has a...
by pennycsf
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: In Memory
Topic: A poem to Linda from Hagar and friends
Replies: 3
Views: 557

Re: A poem to Linda from Hagar and friends

I found the funeral service very moving, especially the tributes from Hagar and the French lady. It isn't easy to stand in front a packed church at such an emotional time, they did very well, as of course did Andy. Linda would have been proud, let's hope she was looking on!
by pennycsf
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: In Memory
Topic: A poem to Linda from Hagar and friends
Replies: 3
Views: 557

A poem to Linda from Hagar and friends

Linda's friend, Hagar, decided to dedicate a poem to Linda's life. She asked her friends for memories of Linda and then composed this tribute which she read out at Linda's funeral last week. Here is an extract, you can download the full poem below, a very fitting tribute: .............And now I am s...
by pennycsf
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: In Memory
Topic: Co-Founder Cancer Support France and our lead trainer
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Co-Founder Cancer Support France and our lead trainer

(Copied from post by Karen of CS H-V in the Regional noticeboard) Linda Shepherd 20 August 1952 - 23 March 2017 Linda Shepherd was an amazing lady. She moved to France at the beginning of 21st century with her husband and at her first mammogram they found a tumour. She went through extensive treatme...
by pennycsf
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: In Memory
Topic: Linda Shepherd Founder of CSF
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Linda Shepherd Founder of CSF

Linda Shepherd died on Thursday 23rd March 2017 aged only 64. Linda's journey with cancer led her to start the original support group in 2002 to address the needs of those living in France and struggling with the illness in a foreign language. CSF, as it later became, slowly developed and now has 15...
by pennycsf
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello all, new here
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Hello all, new here

Hello Caroline and welcome, can you give us a little more information? CSF is an association that provides support to anglophones in France. We aim to support families and friends as well as patients. We point people to 'reliable' websites, forums and information in English, such as Cancer Research ...
by pennycsf
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Any other business
Topic: Printing
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: Printing

Try these. Let us know how you get on.

https://www.onlineprinters.fr/
by pennycsf
Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Prostate cancer
Topic: Improved diagnosis through MRI scanning
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Improved diagnosis through MRI scanning

MRI scans for suspected prostate cancer could improve diagnosis A recent study published in the Lancet has shown that using MRI scans to detect prostate cancer may save unnecessary biopsies and also pick up aggressive cancers which need treatment. At the moment, biopsies are taken randomly which ma...
by pennycsf
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: New gene study on stopping cancer spread
Replies: 0
Views: 3641

New gene study on stopping cancer spread

This interesting research may give added insight into immunotherapy. The following article entitled Gene discovery could shed light on how cancer cells spread can be found here: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/news-report/2017-01-11-gene-discovery-could-shed-light-on-how-cancer-...
by pennycsf
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Touchlines
Topic: January 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 453

January 2017

January 2017.pdf Here we are, into another New Year, with Touchlines. This issue contains the usual round up of events and information as well as articles on the Activity For Life which took place across all associations in September. Have a look at the photos! You will also find one reader's exper...

Go to advanced search