Archive for May, 2007

Two in Three to last Five years by 2020!

Tag:cancer survival, ResearchThat’s the aim of Cancer Research UK who’ve set themselves some pretty aggressive targets! It come on the back of new figures which show a patient with cancer now has a 46.2% chance of being alive ten years after diagnosis compared with 23.6% 30 years ago.
The goals in full for 2020 are:

Three-quarters of […]

Prison Worker saves lives!

Tag:awared, Awareness, inmates, News, prisonNeil Coad (who works at Portland Young Offenders Institute) has won an “Improving People’s Lives Award” for his employers after educating inmates on Testicular Cancer.
As a result of his work Neil has saved the life of at least one person and a further five have undergone investigations.
Neil teaches 18 to 21-year-old […]

Phil’s off to Parliament - Keep your kit on!

Tag:NewsPhil Morris from Oxton (and checkemlads.com) will meet the shadow health-minister after setting up his parliamentary petition to raise awareness of Testicular Cancer in schools and youth organisations.
Phil said: “This process of trying to raise awareness has taken a while but at last we finally seem to be getting somewhere.
“I am also hoping to see […]