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Alison Page

Alison Page

About Alison Page

Alison is a small business owner, freelance writer, author and dressage judge. She has degrees in Equine Science and Business Studies. Read her full story at http://www.theladywriter.co.uk

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New Lung Cancer Drug Doubles Life Expectancy

Lung cancer sufferers were today offered a new potentially life-saving treatment that enables the body to identify and attack cancerous cells.  The licensing process for such drugs usually takes years, but the UK Government has fast-tracked the treatment.The drug is called nivolumab.  It ...

Earlier Detection Of Ovarian Cancer Now Possible

Ovarian cancer is known as the hidden killer.  The tumours often grow quietly unnoticed until late diagnosis makes them untreatable.  However, the results of a 14-year trial by the University College, London have now revealed that blood tests could detect 86% of ovarian cancer tumours ear ...

Malignant Mesothelioma: The Forgotten Killer

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer affecting the thin layer of tissue that protects the lungs, heart and other internal organs. Mesothelioma occurs in three forms:pleural mesothelioma affects the lining of the lungsperitoneal mesothelioma attacks the abdominal cavity wallpericardial mesot ...

New Genetic Testing Could Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Scientists may now be able to predict which women will develop breast cancer by detecting minute errors in their DNA, according to findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. A total of 77 genes were analysed by the international research team, and although they had lit ...

Skin Cancer - Prevention And Recognition

A recent BBC News item focused on the increase in skin cancer cases in people over 65 in the UK.  A lack of awareness of the cause of skin cancer coupled with an increase in cheap package holidays to sunnier climes in the 1970s is thought to be to blame. Skin cancer is actually extremely ...

Breast Cancer Surgery: The Options

There are a number of different options for breast cancer surgery.  The aim is to remove the tumour along with a small amount of the surrounding tissue.  Your surgeon will discuss all of the options with you and will recommend a particular operation based upon the location, type and size ...

Uterine Cancer: The Facts

Cancer of the womb is a very common female cancer affecting the reproductive organs yet many women are oblivious to the danger and diagnosis is often too late for a cure to be possible.Womb cancer is also known as uterine or endometrial cancer and accounts for approximately 3% of all female cancers ...

Skin Implant Could Spell the End of Malignant Melanoma

Researchers at Harvard University who put forward a remarkable new treatment for skin cancer for clinical trials are now eagerly awaiting the results.  The novel new technique involves using a tiny implant the size of a fingernail.  The implant is placed beneath the patient’s s ...

10 Early Cancer Symptoms Men Should Not Ignore

The key to successful cancer treatment is often early diagnosis.  Here are the top ten signs that men should look out for that could be indicative of early stage cancers. 1.      Skin changesMost of us have moles or color spots on our skin.  If you notice any ...

Long Term Benefits of Immunotherapy on Skin Cancer Revealed

A recent report of follow-up findings on participants in an international clinical trial which began in 2006 has shown that immunotherapy is beneficial to those with advanced melanoma.  The findings show that remissions can be long-lasting which is great news for people fighting against c ...