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Read the blog posts below from organisations listed on the site to find out more about them as well as cancer care related articles in the news. If you would like to write a piece for inclusion, please contact us at hello@cancercaremap.org
 
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Miiskin

"5 Minutes with Miiskin" | Guest blog

26 October 2020   •   by David A

In light of COVID-19, many people are taking health into their own hands, and that includes digital solutions that help you keep an eye on your health while at home. The Miiskin app helps users monitor their skin for any changes that occur in between routine skin checks. We sat down with the company’s founder, Jon Friis, to discuss how this solution can help patients and dermatologists/physicians throughout the pandemic and beyond.

Tell us a little about Miiskin…

Miiskin is a digital health platform helping more than 500,000 people around the world routinely track their skin and moles for changes. The app simplifies the self-examination process...

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Lymphoedema Community of Practice | Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Guest Blog

22 October 2020   •   by David A

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, nurse consultant Mary Woods from the Royal Marsden Hospital tells us more about lymphoedema, a condition that can be caused by cancer treatment, and what is being done by the London Lymphoedema Community of Practice to develop and improve the care provided.

“Cancer related lymphoedema is a long-term incurable condition affecting the lives of many people who have undergone treatment for cancer. Despite advances in cancer treatment, swelling can develop at any time in areas of the body where lymph nodes...

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Cancer Support Services in Sheffield

Cancer Support Services in Sheffield | City Spotlight

18 October 2020   •   by David A

The city of Sheffield in Yorkshire has seen their incidence of cancer remain below national averages for the last 5 years, however the rate varies across different regions of the city.

This week’s City Spotlight sees us taking a look at just a handful of some of the amazing cancer support services on offer in Sheffield.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the services available may be subject to change or temporarily suspended. Contact the organisations directly to find out more.

 

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