Cancer Matters blog

Welcome to our blog page, where you can read posts on a range of cancer-related topics. We will bring you patient stories, focus on different roles within the cancer care teams, and highlight interesting developments in cancer care and treatment.

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Meet Tracy: Cancer Nursing in Primary Care

I am Tracy Gallacher and I have recently joined Shore medical Primary Care Network as Lead Cancer nurse.

I am very fortunate to be in a newly developed role as I can develop it to meet the needs of our local community.

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Exercise and the C’Fit Experience

We all know that exercise is good for us. But what if you’re a cancer patient?

In 2018 several C’Siders (a Weymouth and Portland Cancer Support Group) wanted to regain and improve their fitness after having treatment for various types of cancer.

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Bob’s bladder cancer story

Bob wanted to share his cancer story as he felt it highlighted the importance of seeking medical advice and the benefits of early diagnosis.

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Bob’s bowel cancer story

Bob has kindly shared his experience of being diagnosed and treated for bowel cancer, to provide some reassurance for others that there is life after cancer.

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