News & Views: Charity/disease awareness
The ASH congress is the most comprehensive haematology event of the year, over 5000 abstracts covering new developments in malignant and non-malignant haematology were presented. Here we focus on two areas of personalised medicine from the oncology setting.
World AIDS Day aims to not only raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and show support for those living with HIV, but also to tackle the stigma and misconceptions surrounding the condition. One way in which we can try to change how people think about HIV is to dispel the numerous myths surrounding it.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, with World Pancreatic Cancer Day held last week. To mark this event in previous years, our team have dressed in purple, but this year we joined in with the #turnitpurple campaign, decorating the Porterhouse Medical offices in purple to help raise awareness of this disease.
Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer face a dismal prognosis, with the disease having the lowest survival rate of all major cancers. In spite of this, pancreatic cancer research is chronically underfunded and awareness is low, in part because of widespread misconceptions regarding the disease. This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, let’s educate ourselves so that we can all ‘Demand Better’ in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer.
As a busy, fast-paced agency, Porterhouse Medical Group recognises that stress can affect anyone, at any time. With this in mind, we have a number of measures in place to help safeguard the mental and physical health of our valued team.
Porterhouse Medical Group share key developments in the management of MS
Last week was Baby Loss Awareness Week, Porterhouse Medical marked the event with a fundraising bake-off to support our charity partner, Willows Support Group.
For PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, we would like to help raise awareness and understanding of these often underdiagnosed diseases.
At Porterhouse Medical, we are proud and passionate about the work we do with our partners to help improve people’s lives. For World Heart Day, we would like to share some facts about cardiovascular health and ways to improve it.
The Porterhouse team made us proud by ‘wearing jeans to change lives’ on Jeans for Genes Day last Friday.