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Movember and Testicular Cancer

Movember and Testicular Cancer

Another of the causes that Movember raises money for is testicular cancer. Testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer in young men in the UK, mostly affecting those aged between 15 and 49. Men who had undescended testes at birth, and those with a family history of testicular cancer are more at risk. […]

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Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer Awareness

November is lung cancer awareness month here in the UK, and, what with everything going on at the moment with COVID, it is more important than ever this year to raise awareness of this disease. The awareness month is a nationwide event to encourage people to go and visit their GP if they have the […]

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New COVID-19 Vaccine

Possible New COVID-19 Vaccine

There has been a preliminary analysis of a new COVID-19 vaccine this week, and it shows that the vaccine is not only effective, but it can prevent more than 90% of people getting the virus. There may even be a limited number of people who get the vaccine this year. The developers of the vaccine- […]

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Endometriosis negligence claims

Rise in Stillbirths During the Pandemic

Between April and June, at the start of the pandemic, there was a rise in stillbirths after labour had started. This year, the figure was 40, compared with 24 in the same period last year. This has prompted a national review by The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch. The HSIB have said that they fear that […]

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Movember and men's health

Movember and Men’s Health

November has been a prominent month in men’s health for years. This is because of the men’s health organisation Movember, and 2020 is no different. Movember, now entering its 17th year, put on events every year to raise money for men’s health. This includes mental health, and the two biggest cancers that affect men: prostate […]

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NHS slips, trips and falls on premise compensation claims

Secondary Breast Cancer

Secondary Breast Cancer, also known as metastasised or advanced cancer, is where the cancer spreads from the primary cancer in the breast to other parts of the body. It is most commonly spread through the blood or lymph system. Symptoms of Secondary Breast Cancer There are two different categories of symptoms of secondary breast cancer. […]

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Private healthcare oversight

Breast Cancer Treatment Negligence

We have discussed delays in diagnosis of breast cancer, but that is not the only type of negligence that those who suffer with breast cancer may face. There is also the issue of negligence in the treatment of the cancer. Breast Cancer Treatment Negligence There are many types of negligence that can occur in the […]

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Want to Sue the NHS for Misdiagnosis? We can help you sort it all out

Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delays

Earlier this month, we wrote about the affect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the delays in breast cancer treatment and diagnosis, but, unfortunately, there are many causes of delays in breast cancer diagnoses that have nothing to do with the pandemic. One of the main causes of delay in breast cancer diagnosis is GPs […]

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How To Make a Medical Negligence Claim - Sue the NHS

Breast Cancer and Coronavirus

Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has undoubtedly had an impact on the NHS. This includes effects on cancer treatments and diagnosis. Earlier in the month, we wrote about how almost 1 million women had missed breast cancer screenings due to Coronavirus. There are also over 1,500 women waiting for reconstructive surgery, the charity Breast Cancer Now have […]

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Movember and prostate cancer

Male Breast Cancer Treatment

Whilst breast cancer in men is fairly rare, they can still get the disease. This is because men have a small amount of breast tissue behind the nipple and areola, and breast cancer can develop there. Male breast cancer treatment and diagnosis, therefore, can be difficult. Most people associate breast cancer as a predominantly women’s […]

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