Girl, 4, who has already lost mother to breast cancer faces life as an orphan as father reveals he is terminally ill with blood cancer Roxanne Allen lost her mother to breast cancer in November and since then says good night to the brightest star in the skyHer father Mike has now been diagnosed with terminal blood cancer He is raising money to provide for her future By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:33 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:53 GMT, 27 February 2013 Orphan to cancer: Roxanne will go and live with her aunt after her father dies.
Cancer patients who say No to a mastectomy 'more likely to survive' By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:15 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 28 January 2013 Many women diagnosed with breast cancer choose to have a mastectomy thinking it will remove the tumours as quickly as possible and give them the best chance of survival Women stand a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don’t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.
The breast cancer patients undergoing reconstructions using PIG tissue Structure of pig collagen is similar to that of humansPig tissue now being used as a graft inside the breast to hold new implantOver time, the graft becomes part of a woman's bodyProcedure enables women to have reconstruction at the same time as their breast is removed, rather than having second operation later on | UPDATED: 18:10 GMT, 19 December 2012 Breast cancer patients are benefiting from a new form of reconstructive surgery that uses tissues from pigs.
Nursery worker, 23, with cancer gene has double mastectomy after disease killed mother and grandfather Fiona Luscombe, from Plymouth, feared she would also succumb to BRCA2 gene which increases risk of cancer 'I grew up with cancer and I just couldn't risk it' she said | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 28 November 2012 Aged just 23, beautiful and engaged to be married – Fiona Luscombe shouldn't have a care in the world.
Warning to cancer victims who refuse breast removal: One in five who opt for less drastic surgery need second operation | UPDATED: 09:32 GMT, 13 July 2012 Thousands of breast cancer patients who refuse to have a mastectomy – and instead opt for a less drastic operation – will need further surgery to remove tumours, a study reveals.
I've got my curves back after a mastectomy…
'Your rash is sunburn': Mother told not to worry by doctor six times had to have double mastectomy Melanie O'Neill was told six times not to worry but she knew something was wrong On six separate consultations, doctors told Melanie O’Neill that the angry red patch across the top of her chest was ‘nothing to worry about’.
'Save a breast, or a woman's life It's a simple choice,' says breast cancer surgeon Lester Barr Over the course of my career, I’ve had to diagnose thousands of women with breast cancer. There is no easy way to break such devastating news
My breast was rebuilt by a robot: After Colette”s mastectomy, a pioneering technique restored her confidence More than 18,000 women have a mastectomy every year in England alone. Colette Hatley, 51, a payroll administrator from Ipswich, was the first in the country to undergo robot-assisted breast reconstruction. THE PATIENT “They give you a tummy tuck and use that removed tissue to tailor a new breast for you,” said Colette Hatley on DIEP flap reconstruction Five years ago, at 47, I was diagnosed with breast cancer