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…
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…
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.