Jeans for Genes Week 2021: Spotlight on cystic fibrosis

  Jeans for Genes is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of the challenges faced by people living with a genetic disorder. The campaign encourages children and adults to wear jeans to school and the workplace in exchange for a small donation. The funds raised are distributed as grants to disorder-specific charities and …

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day 2021 – Why ‘We Can’t Wait’

  World Lymphoma Awareness Day is an initiative by the Lymphoma Coalition which occurs annually on 15th September, bringing together patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals globally to raise awareness of cancers of the lymphatic system. The theme of the campaign this year is We Can’t Wait. It aims to highlight the importance of understanding the …

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World Cancer Day 2021: Let’s beat cancer together

  This year, 2021, is the third and final year of the World Cancer Day campaign ‘I Am and I Will’, which calls on us all to make an individual pledge to help reduce the global impact of cancer. Individuals are encouraged to share their personal stories with the world and consider how they can …

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Porterhouse Medical Advisory Group
Welcoming the latest member of the Porterhouse Medical Advisory Group

  Porterhouse is proud to announce that our Medical Advisory Group (MAG) has grown once again, adding further clinical experience to our existing pool of knowledge and real-world insights. We are delighted to welcome our newest member, Jessica Sale, to the MAG. Jess recently joined Porterhouse as an Associate Medical Writer. She has a medical …

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The impact of COVID-19 on cancer care

  The COVID-19 pandemic has bought great challenges to healthcare systems globally. A World Health Organization (WHO) survey of 155 countries in the height of the pandemic reported disrupted services worldwide, ranging from the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies, to rehabilitation programmes and the management of diabetes [1]. Cancer services have also been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus: The search for a vaccine

Our article looks at vaccines and the work that is taking place by many academic institutes, pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology companies to develop a vaccine against COVID-19

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COVID-19: Social distancing and the impact of the pandemic on healthcare professionals

The Porterhouse MAG looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and effect this unprecedented time is having on healthcare professionals

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COVID-19: The search for a cure

As coronavirus continues to spread persistently throughout our cities, towns and villages, we look at the treatment options on the horizon to stop the propagation of this potentially deadly disease.

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COVID-19: Just another coronavirus?
COVID-19: Just another coronavirus?

Porterhouse looks at what we know about COVID-19 so far, and why it is being managed differently to other coronaviruses.

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Immuno-oncology: One of nature’s profoundest secrets: Unlocking the innate ability of the body to ‘cure’ cancer
One of nature’s profoundest secrets: Unlocking the innate ability of the body to ‘cure’ cancer

Porterhouse looks at how immuno-oncology, one of the most exciting developments in modern medicine, has transformed the cancer treatment landscape.

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Porterhouse Medical Advisory Group
Introducing the members of the Porterhouse Medical Advisory Group

Meet the founder and latest members of this expert group

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The big “C” or CV?

How can we extend medical education to all communities to change behaviours and reduce the impact of these to fatal diseases?

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