lung cancer

University Hospitals Plymouth celebrate treating 100th lung cancer patient with specialist technique

The Radiotherapy and Oncology teams at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are celebrating having successfully treated their 100th lung cancer patient using Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR).

SABR is a specialist technique that provides precise high dose radiotherapy treatment to patients with early peripheral lung cancer over a shorter period of time. In 2018,...

Appeal for Castle Collectors in Plymouth

Are you an outgoing and proactive individual with a good knowledge of your local area? Then you could help us to raise awareness of lung cancer as well as raise vital funds towards fighting the UKs biggest cancer killer.

Last year Castle Collectors raised £1772. We want to raise even more and we want you to be part of it.

In this voluntary role you would: Contact local...

Charity calendar dedicated to local campaigner will help to raise awareness of disease

A charity calendar has been produced by the South West Mesothelioma Support Group (SWMSG), based in the Mustard Tree Support Centre at Derriford Hospital, to help raise funds and awareness of the disease in the local community and surrounding areas.

This year’s calendar will be dedicated to group member and local campaigner, Debbie Brewer, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and...

Doctors in Devon urge people to be alert to symptoms of lung cancer

The NHS has launched a new ‘be clear on cancer’ lung cancer campaign and local doctors in Devon have urged people with symptoms that could suggest lung cancer is the underlying cause, to get it checked out.

The campaign, which will include adverts on TV, radio and newspapers, runs for the whole of July and into the first half of August.

It aims to raise awareness of the signs...