Scrapbook 2003 - 04


Heather’s life-changing decision


The fear of a return of breast cancer has prompted a local woman to have a healthy breast surgically removed. Catherine Kalamis met Heather West to find out why she felt compelled to make this significant decision. Please click here for more information.

Armchair buy leaves patients in the pink


by Anna Brehaut PATIENTS at Bulstrode House will be able to receive treatment in comfort with the help of a set of armchairs. Please click here for more information.

Toby is a Pink Ladies man


NOT satisfied with just one marathon, Toby Peatfield is attempting two-and-a-half. Please click here for more information.

Anne's in the swim for Ladies


by Nigel Baudains ALTHOUGH she is being treated for breast cancer, Anne Woodington was determined to take part in the Bill Green Memorial Castle Swim. Please click here for more information.

Pink Ladies hail new breast cancer drug


by Catherine Spencer THE Pink Ladies have welcomed reports of a new drug which could prove instrumental in the fight against breast cancer. Please click here for more information.

Rehab project awarded bursary


by Katherine Spencer REHABILITATION for local cancer sufferers could be dramatically improved as a result of this year's Insurance Corporation bursary. Please click here for more information.

Soroptomists Wine Challenge


In October of 2003 a hugely successful wine challenge was organised by the Soroptomists. The event was held at Les Rocquettes Hotel and raised more than £700 for the Pink Ladies cancer charity. Please click here for more information.

Cutting screening age considered premature


by Claire Sims WOMEN aged between 40 and 50 will not have breast screening unless there is clear evidence that it is beneficial. Please click here for more information.

Teamwork is the key to breast-cancer support


by Rosie Allsopp A LEADING breast-cancer care expert was the special guest at the Soroptomists' lunch yesterday. Please click here for more information.

Investec mufti days help 18 local good causes.


by Alex Hanna Tuesday 10 February 2004 MUFTI DAYS at Investec raised more than £7,700 for local charities last year. Please click here for more information.

Cancer specialist to speak


MALCOLM SHAW, the clinical nurse director for cancer in Guernsey, will speak at the Pink Ladies breast cancer support group’s next meeting. Please click here for more information.

EX-POLICEMAN JOHN IS SET TO WALK THE WALL


RECENTLY-RETIRED police officer John Le Couteur is preparing to walk in the footsteps of the Romans. Please click here for more information.

Project is known around the world


By Nick Mollet GUERNSEY’S breast cancer project is internationally renowned. Please click here for more information.

Soothing The Pains Of Sufferers


People with painful, swollen limbs may no longer have to suffer in silence, as Pauline Torode reports Please click here for more information.


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Stay Abreast Of Cancer


It’s October - and breast cancer is in the spotlight again. But for once there is good news for Guernsey. Research has revealed that the island's screening policies are helping to save the lives of older women. But there is no room for complacency, as Catherine Kalamis explains Please click here for more information.

Feeling Like A Woman


What happens after major surgery for breast cancer? There is hope for a return to a natural shape and the opportunity for a woman to regain a sense of her feminine self. Please click here for more information.

Treating the inner self


You may have cancer. But pampering and beauty treatments can give an all-important lift. Catherine Kalamis explains why looking good can make patients feel better Please click here for more information.

Seeking support and information


Self-help groups and even the Internet can provide health-boosting support for cancer patients as well as some uplifting moments, as Catherine Kalamis found out. Please click here for more information.

Listening to your Body


Mumbo-jumbo or a natural solution to body aches, pains and pressures? Pauline Torode investigates the healing power of kinesiology. Please click here for more information.

The Pink Ladies Make-over


To mark Breast Awareness Month, SevenDays gave four brave ladies a special pink make-over. Here our Pink ladies share their inspiring experiences of how they survived breast cancer Please click here for more information.

Against All Odds


It might be a common disease, but thanks to early diagnosis and new, effective treatments, more and more women are beating breast cancer. Anne-Marie Mauger talks to Dr Louise Gaunt, consultant radiologist at the PEH. Please click here for more information.

Sheila’s Story


How one Guernsey mother tapped into her mental strength to overcome breast cancer Please click here for more information.

In The Hot Seat


Karen Leach is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Breast Care at Guernsey's Breast Unit Please click here for more information.

In The Pink


Here in this breast cancer special we talk to five women from Guernsey and Jersey who want to give the message that there is life after breast cancer. Please click here for more information.