British woman becomes first in the world to have implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands

World first as British woman has implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands Implant is a pump designed to remove the dangerous build-up of fluid in the body that many cancers causeCancer patients need regular hospital visits to drain fluid off due to discomfort it causesBut new pump drains fluid from the abdomen into the bladder, where it is expelled in the urine By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:37 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 18 January 2013 A British cancer patient become the first in the world to benefit from a new implant that could transform treatment for thousands of people.