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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.

Posted: 22nd October 2020

Don't let Covid-19 get in the way of your breast screening appointment

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…

Posted: 12th October 2020

Celebs and lockdown heroes urge public to get cancer symptoms checked and attend routine appointments

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,…