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COVID restrictions are lifting but Pelvic Radiation Disease will keep many in ongoing lockdown | Guest Blog

14 July 2020   •   by David A

Each year, many of the 22,000 people treated with pelvic radiotherapy have debilitating side effects which can reduce their quality of life as a result of pelvic radiation disease (PRD). With correct treatment the quality of life of patients can be improved, bringing relief to thousands of patients and support is out there. The Pelvic Radiation Disease Association (PRDA) work to help those living with PRD and improve their day to day lives. Here they tell us about some of their initiatives and how they are able to help, especially given the restrictions of lockdown due to COVID-19.

"Following radiotherapy primarily for prostate, bowel, cervical and endometrial cancers, people can develop Pelvic Radiation Disease (PRD) which is a debilitating and complex group of long-lasting symptoms, including serious problems with bladder and...

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Cancer Support Services in Birmingham

Cancer Support Services in Birmingham | City Spotlight

11 July 2020   •   by David A

A study by the Office for National Statistics found in 2019 that the long-term cancer survival rates across Birmingham and Solihull are better than ever. The statistics marks the highest 10-year survival rate across the area since modern records began, a testament to both the medical care and the cancer support services that can be found in Birmingham and surrounding boroughs.

As part of our City Spotlight, we’ve taken a look at just a handful of the amazing cancer services in Birmingham.

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

 

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Cancer Support Services in Liverpool

Cancer Support Services in Liverpool | City Spotlight

05 July 2020   •   by David A

The city of Liverpool was recognised by Public Health England as one of the three most cancer-stricken cities in the country, with Merseyside and Cheshire noted as having a 76% higher cancer mortality rate than the average for Europe. It comes as no surprise that the city has an impressive cancer support network with dozens of organisations support those living with cancer across the city and wider North West. In June 2020 the city also saw its first dedicated cancer hospital open as a branch of the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

As part of our City Spotlight, we’ve taken a look at just a handful of the amazing cancer services in Liverpool.

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

 

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