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World Cancer Day

This year’s World Cancer Day is focused on ensuring good cancer care for all, no matter what a person’s circumstances, location, ethnicity or economic status. Being part of a very diverse community here in North Central London means that this aim is always high on our agenda.

North Central London Cancer Alliance welcomes the start of proton beam therapy at UCLH

Holly Norman, interim programme director for the North Central London Cancer Alliance, says: “The planning and construction of the new proton beam therapy centre in the Grafton Way Building at University College Hospital is a great achievement, especially with all that we have faced over the last two years. We are delighted that the centre, …

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Get to know cancer symptoms – weight loss was a sign of lung cancer for one north London resident

During Lung Cancer Awareness Month (November), the North Central London Cancer Alliance is reminding local residents about changes in health that should be checked by a GP. “In these times the focus is still on the coronavirus pandemic, but an ongoing cough may be a sign of lung cancer which potentially has much more serious …

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Call for cancer patients to take part in the national COVID Cancer Antibody Survey

The NHS has launched a national COVID Cancer antibody survey for individuals living with cancer and is calling on cancer patients to sign up now. You can sign up here: https://covidcancersurvey.uk/ Vaccination is an important strategy to protect society from the effects of COVID-19. There is emerging evidence that a small number of cancer patients …

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Pan-London cancer research fellowships 2021/22 applications are open

There is an exciting opportunity for medical and non-medical research fellows to undertake a patient-based and clinically relevant cancer research project. These fellowships have London-based support from Biomedical Research Centres, RM Partners, North Central London Cancer Alliance, North East London Cancer Alliance and South East London Cancer Alliance. The pan-London research strategy focuses on areas …

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