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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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Colvin King with his poster at the launch of the local campaign to promote cancer awareness, 06-09-2021.

Cancer awareness campaign messages hit north London streets

The next stage of the North Central London cancer awareness campaign is underway with street advertising in over 60 locations across the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington. The campaign posters which first launched in late May now features on street kiosks and digital bus shelter advertising sites and will be visible for …

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Electronic Safety Netting report provides a guide to its use in primary care

Practical case studies illustrating how the Electronic Safety Netting (E-SN) toolkit, for tracking patients with actual or suspected cancer, is being used and adapted by GP practices feature in a report published by the North Central London Cancer Alliance.  The creation and development of the E-SN toolkit began during the NCL Cancer Alliance’s former guise, …

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