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Monday, 30 May 2022, 10:50 amPress Release: NZ Post Sweet Louise has won the hearts of New Zealanders, receiving the most public votes for NZ Post’s Delivering for Good programme – allowing the charity to offer more support for people living with incurable breast cancer.NZ Post Group Sustainability Manager Dawn Baggaley says thousands of votes were received and congratulated Sweet Louise on their success.The win will mean Sweet Louise receives a total of two years’ worth of free domestic courier services (approximately $21,000 worth). Ten other deserving organisations and charities were also provided one years’ worth of free domestic courier…

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Victoria Derbyshire has said it was a huge blow being diagnosed with breast cancer but wants people to know they are in “good hands” with the NHS during the most “fearful time of your life”.The BBC broadcaster, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, has spoken about her experience for documentary series The Waiting Room with Dr Sukh.The 53-year-old told the PA news agency: “It was a huge blow to get that diagnosis, because you never think it’s going to happen to you even though now the figures are one in two people over a lifetime will get a cancer…

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -Taking care of family while balancing career and community service can be challenging. Today, four women leaders were honored with Outstanding Mother Awards from the American Lung Association of Hawaii.Dozens of donors and community members gathered at the Kahala Resort to celebrate motherhood and recognize Shelley Cramer, Vice President & General Manager of Saks Fifth Avenue, Louise Ing, partner in Dentons law firm, Shelee Kimura, President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric, and Emily Porter, Chief Operating Officer at developer MacNaughton Group. Each shared their motherhood journey.“I will always tell my girls that they can do anything they set…

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IntroductionWhat are endocrine disruptors?How may endocrine disruptors enter the human body?What are the effects of endocrine disruptors on health?Impact on the reproductive systemImpact on the adrenal glandImpact on the thyroid glandImpact on the pituitary glandEndocrine disruptors and endocrine malignanciesReferencesFurther Reading       Endocrine disruptors are natural or artificial chemicals that interfere with the body’s endocrine system. The endocrine system includes a number of glands and organs that synthesize, store, and secrete hormones. Endocrine disruptors can induce various health conditions, including developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immunological disorders. Image Credit: Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock.com What are endocrine disruptors? More than 1,000 chemicals have…

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Eastern Health is still unable to recruit specialty pathologists to complete testing within the province to determine how a patient is treated for breast cancer. Since early 2014, Eastern Health has been sending some highly specialized tests for breast biomarkers to Vitro Molecular Laboratories, in Miami, Fla., Eastern Health confirmed in a statement Friday, May 27, adding the U.S. lab is an accredited laboratory with exceptional turnaround times. That was the situation with the testing noted by SaltWire Network in a special report on the 10th anniversary of the Cameron Report in 2019, but at the…

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Rangers legend Andy Goram has been given just six months to live after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.The 58-year-old reportedly turned down chemotherapy after being told it would only give him another 12 weeks, and said he would ‘fight like I’ve never fought before’.Goram initially mistook his illness for bad indigestion, but after a scan at Monklands Hospital he was told he had level four oesophageal cancer. The former goalkeeper played 184 times for Rangers, winning five league titles and three Scottish cups. He was a favourite of Sir Alex Ferguson, who gave the keeper his first of 43 Scotland caps…

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Over the past several years, several countries throughout the world, including Israel and the United States, have passed laws decriminalizing medical cannabis (MC) use in cancer patients. In these patients, MC use has been shown to reduce nausea from chemotherapy, as well as alleviate mental health issues. In a recent Frontiers in Pain Research study, researchers describe the effectiveness and safety of MC use for treating cancer-related symptoms. Study: The Effectiveness and Safety of Medical Cannabis for Treating Cancer-Related Symptoms in Oncology Patients. Image Credit: VictoriaArt / Shutterstock.com About the study Hebrew-speaking patients over the age of 18 who used MC for…

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Identical twins Lena and Laura Krosz from Starachowice in south-eastern Poland, had been wanting to do something to help others when they heard about the charity Rak ‘n’ Roll. Private Archive Two 10-year-old twins have come in for praise after chopping off their golden locks to help make wigs for cancer patients who have lost their hair. Identical twins Lena and Laura Krosz from Starachowice in south-eastern Poland, had been wanting to do something to help others when they heard about the charity Rak ‘n’ Roll (a pun on Rock and Roll, with Rak being the Polish word for cancer).Private…

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