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New support group for people with arthritis to open in Kendal
Liz Axten, ward manager on the Dunmail Treatment Centre at WGH, said: “We are really pleased to be working with the NRAS to provide a support group for local people living with Rheumatoid arthritis. We hope that by raising awareness of the types of ... [...]
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Rheumatoid Arthritis support group to start at Westmorland General
Rheumatoid arthritis is a term used to describe a group of conditions which affect a person's immune system. The body's defence mechanism attacks the body's own tissues and this leads to pain, stiffness and joint damage. At present there is no cure for ... [...]
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Pink ladies stride out for Shropshire Breast Cancer Now Group
A group of county women are training for a marathon walk in a bid to collect money for charity – and get fitter. The Shropshire Breast Cancer Now group is tackling a 26-mile trek in Norfolk next month as their latest fund-raising activity. “We have ... [...]
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Group celebrating 15 years of hope and help
Each meeting features a leading doctor or researcher focusing on prostate cancer treatment. Over the years, the members have seen treatment evolve rapidly, with speakers such as Dr. Tony Finelli, who developed laparoscopic surgery, and Dr. Gerard ... [...]
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New breast cancer awareness group takes place of Komen in Wyoming
Barrasso said statistics show there will be about 400 cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Wyoming in the coming year. "We'll probably lose about 70, unfortunately. But there is a 99 percent five-year survival rate with early detection and treatment.". [...]
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UPMC group try to demysticize clinical trials
“We want to demystify clinical trials,” said Dr. Carola Neumann, network co-leader and UPMC breast cancer researcher. “When surveys are done, it's often the feeling that the person doesn't want to be a guinea pig or lose current treatment. But ... [...]
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Skye Bank Partners Group on Cancer Awareness
In commemoration of this year's World Cancer Day, Skye Bank Plc and a non-governmental organisation, COPE Foundation, are unveiling a book on cancer as well as creating screening centres where members of the public can be screened of the disease. [...]
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Arthritis group calls for appointment of six consultants
Arthritis patients, many of them adults and children already waiting years for treatment, took their campaign to politicians in Leinster House on Tuesday and called on TDs and general election candidates to support them. The pre-election campaign ... [...]
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Prostate cancer run/walk group gifts Bethesda Health Clinic
Urology Tyler, host of the 2015 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk in Tyler, recently presented Bethesda Health Clinic with a check for $33,904.37 for prostate cancer awareness, education, screening and treatment. The run/walk, presented by Blood and ... [...]
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