Jan’s Story

My husband, Graham, was diagnosed with prostate Cancer in March 2007 aged 55yrs. We were both totally shocked and told the doctors to `take it away and do it yesterday`. The treatment was a radical prostatectomy which removed the prostate and the tumours but which was a huge operation. Graham still has some physical problems such as slight…

Graham’s Story

My name is Graham Campbell. I am 61 years of age and married to Jan who has been my world throughout everything. My story begins in March 2007 when after being monitored for 18 months for an enlarged prostate, I was told that cancerous cells had shown up in a biopsy taken a month earlier.…

Wirral professor who pioneered a life-changing bowel cancer treatment wants it to be exported to the rest of the world

A DOCTOR who pioneered a treatment that is dramatically changing cancer sufferers’ lives is sharing his knowledge with the rest of the world. Wirral’s Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of a handful of centres that offer the Papillon technique to those with early stage bowel cancer. And it was first introduced to Britain in 1993…

Papillon at St.Luke’s

St.Luke’s plan to become one of the first Cancer Centres in the South of England to be able to offer on site Papillon treatment for our patients. 7 February 2013 saw the launch by BRIGHT, in conjunction with bowel cancer charity GUTS, of a major fund-raising campaign. The RHS Gardens at Wisley hosted the launch as…

Dons Story

My name is Don. I am 80 years of age – a retired College Lecturer, having retired 26 years ago, and have always enjoyed good health. In October 2009 I was diagnosed with cancer of the bowel and early in December 2009 I started a course of Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy treatment. This continued until early…