Understanding Cancer Support course

Wigan and Leigh College have recently released their new course – Understanding Cancer Support.  As our population ages more and more people are coming into contact with cancer either themselves or with a loved one.  This course is available to  staff and carers to help them understand more about cancer. … Read More

Breast cancer screening

About 1 in 8 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. If it’s detected early, treatment is more successful and there’s a good chance of recovery. More information LEAFLET   NHS Choices 

New service launches for people affected by cancer in Bury

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working with Bury Cancer Support Centre, Macmillan Cancer Support and a number of local organisations to launch a new service on 3rd January 2018 for those who have been affected by cancer. Recent figures suggest there are over 1,000 new cases of cancer … Read More

Men and women asked not to miss out on bowel screening

New Public Health England (PHE) report shows a decline in men and women having home cancer test. PHE is calling on all men and women, aged over 60, to get screened for bowel cancer after the latest figures show over 40% are not getting tested – with embarrassment over providing a … Read More

Cancer Research UK – Manchester Patient Rep Opportunity

We are currently looking to recruit two patient reps from Manchester to sit on the steering group for a project looking at how new cancer drugs are funded. Further details about the project are on the role profile attached and I have also attached the relevant application form. At the … Read More