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Prominent Black healthcare professionals in the UK have made significant contributions to cancer care through their expertise, research, advocacy, and clinical work. While there are many talented individuals in the field, here are a few notable figures and their contributions: Professor Charles Adeyinka Adisa: Prof. Adisa is a renowned oncologist and a pioneer in the...
In this informative video by Cancer Education UK, we provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to effectively check for breast cancer. Early detection is crucial in the fight against breast cancer, and this video aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills to perform self-examinations confidently. Breast cancer is one of the...
Every November, we spread awareness for lung cancer – one of the most common cancers in the UK.  More than 43,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. Lung cancer is most common in White and Bangladeshi men but people outside these races can also be diagnosed with lung cancer, especially smokers!...
Look out for content on our social media about Black History Month and the amazing BAME men and women who have contributed to ground-breaking cancer research. We will also be interviewing Dr Olufikayo Bamidele, a research fellow from Hull York Medical School about health inequalities among BAME groups and her TRANSFORMing Cancer Outcomes in Yorkshire project.
Hope you’re all well and getting used to the cold and rainy weather!Every October, people all over the world spread awareness for breast cancer.Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women , with one woman in the UK being diagnosed every ten minutes.Did you know BAME women attend less breast screenings due to not knowing the signs...
This month not only marks Blood Cancer Awareness Month but also Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Every day in the UK, 12 children and young people will receive the devastating news that they have cancer. Of those 12, two will not survive. According to NPR, black and Hispanic children are more likely to die of many childhood cancers...
Hope you’re all well and having a great September so far – did you know this month marks Blood Cancer Awareness Month?Blood cancer is a term that’s used to describe different types of cancer that can affect your blood, bone marrow or lymphatic system. Over 40,000 people are diagnosed with a blood cancer each year in...
Hey guys!!!, hope you are all well and have had a great August! Have you checked out the latest episode of Milf n Honey podcast?The episode isn’t one to miss as our CEO discusses topics such as myths around cancer, risks with unprotected sex, family therapy and many more! Click here to listen on Spotify or here to watch it on...
Cervical Screening Awareness Week! Hi everyone, hope you’re all well and enjoying life! The 20-26 June marks Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2022. One in three women and people with a cervix do not attend cervical screenings – yet 220,000 people are told they have cervical cell changes after their screening. Join us as we give...
There are many types of cancer, some of which we hear frequently, while other rare types are not publicised as often. Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of rare cancers affecting the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures and organs. July is Sarcoma Awareness Month and we want to help provide knowledge...
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