News 2008


Research was empowering for Guernsey

- 14/11/2008
BETWEEN 1964 and 1990, about 30,000 blood samples were collected from 11,000 local women. Please click here for more information.

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Taking on the challenge

- 14/11/2008
'IN THE 1960s, the Imperial Cancer Research Fund approached Guernsey and said: 'Would you be able to take part in really exciting research into cancer in general and breast cancer in particular?',' explained Roger Allsopp, who has been involved with the project for 30 years. Please click here for more information.

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Testing Times

- 14/11/2008
Blood samples donated by thousands of Guernsey women over three decades could help to save millions of lives. Nicci Martel meets the man hoping they will be key in creating a test for the early detection of breast cancer. Please click here for more information.

Choirs Audence raises Three Thousand Pounds for Pink Ladies

- 14/11/2008 Please click here for more information.

Breast cancer claim met with caution

- 03/11/2008
A UK STUDY has suggested that taking an aspirin a day could protect women against breast cancer. Please click here for more information.

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Cancer research is no place for secrets

- 03/11/2008
LANGUAGE and communication are vital in the fight against cancer, according to eminent oncologist Professor Gordon McVie. As guest speaker at the Old Elizabethan Association lecture lunch on Saturday, Prof. McVie called for openness among researchers and stressed the importance of making information available and understandable to patients. Please click here for more information.

Talk good for breast cancer

- 20/10/2008 Please click here for more information.

Ground-breaking research

- 17/10/2008
DR PAUL TOWNSEND, the University of Southampton’s principal research leader for breast cancer, will be giving a presentation on the ground-breaking findings of Guernsey’s Breast Cancer Project. Please click here for more information.

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From cancer to catwalk

- 17/10/2008
LIFE can, and does, go on after cancer. Frances Le Tissier, 52, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in her early 20s, but after a hysterectomy she made a full recovery, only to discover in her mid-40s that she had breast cancer. Please click here for more information.

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Life after breast cancer

- 17/10/2008
It’s the most common cancer in the UK, yet breakthroughs including increased awareness of the disease mean 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer will be alive in five years’ time. Nicci Martel speaks to two local women about their experiences. Please click here for more information.

Hope for Guernsey Champagne Reception

- 22/10/2008
Dr Paul Townsend PhD, reader in Human Genetics, Department of Cancer Sciences, University of Southampton will be giving a presentation on "The Guernsey Breast Cancer Research Project". Please click here for more information.

Breast Care Talk Aims to Keep Ladies in the Pink

- 15/10/2008
A FUND-RAISER with an upbeat and fun, educational theme will be held in a support of the Pink Ladies as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please click here for more information.

Charity run shows that age is no barrier with breast cancer

- 09/10/2008
A WOMAN who is unable to be in Canada with her sister – who is fighting breast cancer – to take part in the country’s biggest charity run decided to hold her own version of the event in Guernsey. Please click here for more information.

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Pink Ladies flag day will be a first

- 01/10/2008
Islanders are being asked to think pink on Saturday. Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts today and the Pink Ladies are marking it with the launch of a new pin badge. Please click here for more information.

Bel Canto to sing for Pink Ladies

- 24/09/2008
FEMALE choir Bel Canto will stage its first ever concert in October to raise money for the Pink Ladies Breast Cancer Support Group. Please click here for more information.

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Horse of the Year Show

- 22/08/2008
For the first time ever, the Pink Ladies had their very own jump at the Horse of the Year Show. The BSJA kindly built and painted the jump (pink wings, white fillers, pink and white poles and pink bows) with the Pink Ladies logo on the white fillers, which was in the main arena on Friday, 22 August 2008. Ten rosettes with the name of "Pink Ladies" on the tails were also presented at the Ladies Championship at HOYS. Many thanks to Susan for organising this. Please click here for more information.

Hairdresser is needed to help cancer patients look their best

- 10/09/2008
A hairdresser is needed to provide a service that will help cancer patients. Health and Social Services and the Guernsey Society for Cancer Relief are trying to find a skilled stylist who can provide a wig-fitting service for people whose cancer treatment makes them lose their hair. Please click here for more information.

PRETTY IN PINK AT THE ROYAL COURT HOUSE IN SUPPORT OF THE PINK LADIES

- 30/04/2008
The Royal Court House will be “pretty in pink” as CMA Event Management stages its inaugural annual Fashion Show on Saturday 17th May 2008 in support of The Pink Ladies in Guernsey. Please click here for more information.

Ladies who lunch put on charity event


MAKEOVERS and Michelin starred food will be the basis for the Women at One lunch group’s charity evening on Thursday. Spring into Spring will be at Christophe restaurant and proceeds will go to local breast cancer support group the Pink Ladies. Please click here for more information.