Breast cancer

Thousands help to beat cancer at Plymouth Race for Life

Authored by Mary

THOUSANDS of women united against cancer on Sunday at the weekend by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at The Hoe in Plymouth.

Over 2,300 women of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they took their place at the start line to help beat cancer sooner.

Now organisers of the 5k event are sending a heart-felt...

League of Friends donation will benefit breast cancer surgery patients

Authored by Mary

A new piece of equipment is now up and running in the Primrose Unit at Derriford Hospital, thanks to an incredibly generous donation of over £63,000 from the League of Friends.

The portable Faxitron machine enables surgeons to take x-rays during surgery to ensure that all cancerous tissue has been successfully removed. This means that the number of repeat surgeries for breast cancer...

Science says Exclusive Reasons to Breast

Authored by DaisyGrace88

Breast milk is the best to feed your baby in the first 6 months. Make sure that you do not involve any meal within the first 6months to enable your young one have the best and boost the immunity. A child need breast milk to avoid complications and also grow fast and healthy. Introduce other food during the 7th month in small portions and should be inclusive of soup to allow easy swallowing....

Thousands take part in Plymouth's Race for Life

Authored by Mary

THOUSANDS of women braved the weather yesterday and united at Plymouth Hoe with one mission in mind – to conquer cancer.

Now Cancer Research UK is calling on Plymouth’s formidable army of mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, feisty friends and go-getting girls to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in...

Plymouth ladies urged to Race for Life

Authored by Mary

A Plymouth health club is issuing a ‘call to arms’ to women across the city, encouraging them to sign up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The team at Nuffield Health Plymouth are urging mums, daughters, sisters and friends to choose a Race for Life event and make it their mission to take part in the 5k event at The Hoe on Sunday, June 19, or the Pretty Muddy event at Central Park...

Call for women to Race for Life in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Fundraisers from Cancer Research UK have donned their ‘war paint’ and are calling on Devon women to join the fight against cancer by signing up for Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Plymouth.

They want mums, daughters, grans, friends and colleagues to unite and form a ‘pink army’ at Race for Life 5k at Plymouth Hoe on Sunday, June 21, and the brand new Pretty Muddy event at...

Make a date to Race for Life

Authored by Mary

THIS VALENTINE’S Day (Saturday, February 14) a heartfelt invitation is going out to all women in Plymouth urging them to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

Event organisers are asking women to make a date to beat cancer by signing up for Race for Life 5k event at the Hoe. The event takes place later this year, on Sunday, June 21.

Ruth Chamings, Cancer Research UK’s...

MP joins fight against breast cancer

Authored by Sarah Parker

Alison Seabeck, MP for Plymouth Moor View, has joined the fight against breast cancer and will be taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day.

The theme of wear it pink this year is to ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research. On Friday 24th October people across the country will come together to find fun and stylish ways to wear pink...

Be Clear on Cancer

Authored by Sarah Parker

Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group has thrown its weight behind a national campaign to encourage older women to visit their GP if they are unsure about breast cancer.

With one in three women (35 per cent) diagnosed with breast cancer in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset each year aged 70 or over, older women should not assume they are no longer at risk of...

Race for Life 2014 launches in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Plymouth women are being urged to join forces and show cancer who’s boss by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2014 which is now open for entries..

Every day, around 84 people are diagnosed with cancer in the South West *. Everyone is special, everyone is somebody’s mum, dad, brother, sister, friend or colleague.

And that’s why Cancer Research UK is calling on...