Category Archives: Breakthrough Breast Cancer

One day, three good women and five things you need to get checked out

The subject of Breast Cancer is one which is close to my heart, having seen both my mother-in-law and sister-in-law die from the disease. It saddens me that Anna never had the chance to get to know these wonderful women. … Continue reading

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Former MP John Barrett speaks out against ESA assessments for Cancer patients

Regular readers will be aware of mine and George Potter’s campaign against the Government’s proposals to put Cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy through work capability assessments. At the moment, if you have Cancer and are undergoing IV chemo, you … Continue reading

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Let’s make sure Government doesn’t put Cancer patients through stressful benefit assessments

Saturday nights at this time of year are usually pretty predictable – Strictly, X Factor, I’m a Celebrity, punctuated by the occasional glass of red wine. Last night the annual Race of Champions was also added into the mix and … Continue reading

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>Politicians show their good side at Breakthrough Breast Cancer debate

>On Wednesday evening, Breakthrough Breast Cancer held a pre-election hustings on Women’s Health in a Recession at the Scottish Storytelling Theatre in Edinburgh. Six politicians gathered to discuss issues from cancer treatment and detection to increasing breastfeeding rates. The photo … Continue reading

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