A two-year project aimed at providing extra training for health care professionals who support cancer patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria is being made permanent.
The Rapid Diagnostic Service at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has given a pancreatic cancer patient a new chance at life, after spotting the symptoms that had been left untreated for months due to a difficult diagnosis.
Almost 10,000 people are newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each year in the UK. The disease affects men and women equally, with incidence increasing from the age of 45. The average age at diagnosis is 72.
People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to contact their GP if they have any signs or symptoms of lung cancer.
66-year-old Dorothy recently received a letter inviting her for routine breast screening. Routine breast screening services are fully operational in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Local people are being assured that it is safe to attend this quick but…
Famous faces, including TV chefs Gordon Ramsay, Nadiya Hussein, and actress Emma Thompson are backing a major new campaign urging anyone concerned about cancer to get checked and to keep routine appointments, as new research found that even now,…