Because the disease often comes with no symptoms, pain during intercourse is one of the key indicators. It can be a sign that the cancer is spreading to surrounding tissues. … [Read more...] about Heartbroken woman prays for a ‘miracle’ after ‘irregular period’ turns out to be terminal cancer
Palliative care for cancer patients at home
‘Women hold their breath for 20 seconds,’ Prof Yarnold explains. ‘By breathing in, the breast and ribcage move away from the heart, so there is a big gap separating them. It costs nothing, and it reduces the cardiac dose to minute levels. … [Read more...] about ‘Like having a tooth out’: High-speed radiotherapy cured a mother-of-two’s breast cancer in 30 minutes – so why are doctors still unsure of it?
Added Prof Aceto: "We speculate therapies aimed at reducing lack of oxygen hypoxia, alone or in combination with anti-cancer agents, may provide a new opportunity to blunt the metastatic spread of cancer in breast cancer patients." … [Read more...] about Major cancer breakthrough as study shows oxygen injections can stop tumours spreading
The report comes after research warned earlier this week that if coronavirus surges in the UK over winter, an astonishing 87 per cent of NHS trusts could be overwhelmed. … [Read more...] about Medics develop Covid survival calculator to predict coronavirus patients’ risk of death by rating their age, sex, general health and breathing rate
Prof Malcolm Mason, Cancer Research Wales professor of clinical oncology and director of the Wales Cancer Bank, said: "This funding from Cancer Research Wales is vital in helping us work towards identifying which patients can be treated appropriately with conventional cancer therapy and which should be selected for tailored treatment." … [Read more...] about Velindre Cancer Centre gets £4.6m for radiotherapy treatment