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Posted: 9th December 2020

Cancer Quality of Life Survey

The Cancer Quality of Life Survey is a national survey run by NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England. The survey is for people in England who have been diagnosed with cancer. Quality of life means different things to different…

Posted: 9th December 2020

Cancer quality of life - Andrea's story

Andrea was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Being diagnosed made her reflect and think about what was happening to her life. Andrea very quickly found that she didn't have a great quality of life. It made her reflect on what was important to…

Posted: 24th November 2020

Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Education Hub given permanent funding

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.

Posted: 19th November 2020

Pancreatic cancer patients share the importance of knowing signs and symptoms

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.

Posted: 12th November 2020

Lancashire and South Cumbria residents urged to spot the signs early for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month this November

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.

Posted: 3rd November 2020

This Lung Cancer Awareness Month (November 2020), residents are urged not to delay contacting their GP about lung cancer symptoms

People in Lancashire and South Cumbria are being urged to contact their GP if they have any signs or symptoms of lung cancer.