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The need for greater awareness of sarcoma: The lesser-known cancer

  According to Sarcoma UK, 15 people are diagnosed with sarcoma each day in the UK. Despite this, awareness of sarcoma is low in the UK, with approximately three quarters of people not knowing or being unsure of what sarcoma is. [1] In the UK, July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. In support of this initiative …

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Bladder cancer: Raising awareness for this common but often neglected cancer

  May is bladder cancer awareness month – a global campaign aimed at focusing attention on bladder cancer. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to support those people affected by the disease. To help raise awareness, Porterhouse Medical has gathered some key information about this common, but often neglected cancer. Please …

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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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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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HeLa cells: A privacy dilemma

Our article explores the extraordinary story of Henrietta Lacks, including how her cells influenced medical research and the controversy surrounding the unconsented use of her cells.

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World Pancreatic Cancer Day: Combating misconceptions in pancreatic cancer

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.

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