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Be Clear on Cancer Campaign

  Around 1.7 million people could be living with undiagnosed lung cancer, lung disease or heart disease; all leading causes of death in England. Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim of raising awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, […]

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Be Clear on Cancer

At the moment, it feels like everyone I know has cancer. So, yes, of course, when I hear of campaigns to increase awareness of this disease, I’ll go for it.  So… Public Health England has today (16 February 2016) launched a nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim […]

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Cancer Survival – The Figures

It’s not cheery Monday morning stuff, but in view of Sally’s article on mammograms the others day, check out the latest info from the government on cancer survival rates: Headline figures   • The highest 1- and 5-year survival estimate was for testicular cancer (men) and melanoma of skin cancer […]

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Please Support Jill’s Fundraising Journey

My opportunity to do a good deed today which always makes me feel good, so thanks to Lucie Cullen for sending me this:   Jill Goodrum, 46, was a wife, mother and grandmother who was diagnosed with breast cancer that had spread to her lymph nodes and liver. The cancer […]

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Big Breakfast at the Brendon

North Devon Hospice’s Big Breakfast is coming to you! Throughout March and April, Big Breakfasts will be popping up all over North Devon & Cornwall, giving you the chance to enjoy the most important meal of the day with family, friends, neighbours or colleagues, whilst also raising vital funds for […]

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Made for Life Day, Bude

If you know anyone who has had or is currently receiving treatment for cancer in Cornwall please please share this day with them 🙂 MADE FOR LIFE DAY IN BUDE 15TH MARCH 2013 12.30-5PM Venue: The Beach At Bude Time: To arrive promptly at 12.30pm for a light lunch A […]

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A Little Hartland Love Story…..

Here’s a tale to warm the cockles. After hearing tales last year  of the sunset engagement of  regular visitors Jean and Vince Ellis at Hartland Quay, Jean kindly now filled me in on the full story and it is a stunner, poignant, with a fabulously happy ending because Jean and Vince are […]

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‘Be Clear on Cancer’ Campaign

Trialled in the South West, the ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign has now gone national.  One in three people are embarrassed to talk to their doctor about poo even though having blood in poo is a key symptom of bowel cancer, which can kill. Knowing the symptoms of bowel cancer […]

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