Tag Archives: cancer

Breast implants linked to blood cancer

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5300269/Mothers-breast-implants-triggered-rare-blood-cancer.html#ixzz5FTK7pJ7B The breast implants that may be linked to blood cancer: Linzy was baffled by her symptoms but doctors solved the mystery in time for her to make a full recovery. Linzy Bromfield, 48, believes she is lucky to be alive after her breast implants triggered a rare type of cancer. ‘My doctors said if […]

Curry spice helped dying woman beat cancer

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4726136/How-curry-spice-helped-dying-woman-beat-cancer.html After five years of living with cancer and the ravages of side-effects from repeated unsuccessful treatment, Dieneke Ferguson thought she was finally losing the battle. She had a serious relapse and there seemed little hope. Dieneke had been diagnosed with the blood cancer myeloma in 2007 and had undergone three rounds of chemotherapy as […]

Breast implant cancer

https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/3978760/two-breast-surgery-patients-die-from-a-bombshell-cancer-linked-to-implants/ TWO breast surgery patients have died from a “bombshell” cancer linked to implants, a government watchdog has revealed. Twenty-three more have required operations after ­contracting Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) The disease is linked to textured surface implants introduced 15 years ago which, say experts, ­damage the immune system. Tumours take at least a […]

The simple cocktail that fights cancer…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/wellbeing/health-advice/crowdfunding-cure-cancer/ A private clinic is pioneering a treatment with cheap drugs but NHS bureaucracy is delaying its adoption, says Lois Rogers Almost three years ago, just weeks after her wedding, Rosie Garrett, a 31-year-old children’s nanny, was told she would soon die. After she had complained about vision problems and dizziness, doctors discovered a huge […]

Scandal of patients denied 5p pill that shrinks cancer: Last week we revealed NHS pays crazily high prices for life extending drugs. But the madness doesn’t end there

Sickening rip-off sees patients not being offered effective ‘old’ treatments Instead, the emphasis is on the latest, often eyewateringly expensive drugs Cancer patient Mary Nike, 58, from Brewood, was treated with a 5p pill   Within seven weeks of starting on a new treatment, the tumour in Mary Nike’s left breast had shrunk from 1½ […]

Sickening rip off: Smaller than a matchstick, this is a year’s dose of a life extending blood cancer drug. The NHS pays £115,000 for it – yet it costs just £100 to make

  Mani Coulter, 42, from Caversham, Berks, had only months to live in 2012 Became one of first people in Britain to be given Kadcyla for breast cancer Three years on, she’s convinced the £90,000-a-year treatment saved her life Mani Coulter is testimony to the wonders of modern medicine. When she became one of the […]