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Can we stop tumour growth in PMP?

Can we stop tumour growth in PMP?

Faheez Mohammed from the Peritoneal Malignancy Institute in Basingstoke explains the preliminary results of the GNAS trial and what it could mean for patients.

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Meet trustee Clare

Meet trustee Clare

I became a trustee for Pseudomyxoma Survivor this year. I really wanted to do something positive after being diagnosed with a recurrence in 2020.

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Meet Alison, one of our trustees

Meet Alison, one of our trustees

It’s Trustees’ Week from 1st-5th November 2021 and we’re hoping to give you an idea what it’s like to be a trustee with Pseudomyxoma Survivor. Alison shares her experiences of becoming a trustee with Pseudomyxoma Survivor

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Trustee Week – have you got what it takes?

Trustee Week – have you got what it takes?

It’s important for us to have a diverse range of skills on our trustee board. Having different approaches, skills and experience on a board helps Pseudomyxoma Survivor carry out our important work to the high standards that our donors and the public expect.

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Breaking the Taboo Around Cancer and Sexuality

Breaking the Taboo Around Cancer and Sexuality

Those of us that have been treated for pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) and appendix cancers can have many physical and emotional hurdles to overcome. This is why I believe it’s such an important topic for discussion.

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Our Cancer Cash Story

Our Cancer Cash Story

Critical illness was something my mum never had when she had her heart attack at 37 years old and this was another driving factor for us taking out both critical illness and life cover.

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Georgina

Georgina

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that our friend and colleague, Georgina Morgan has died. We have been honoured to have Georgina as a Trustee here at Pseudomyxoma Survivor for over two years.

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Dr Jason Spendelow

Dr Jason Spendelow

Supporting our commitment to living with pseudomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer, we welcome Dr Spendelow as a medical advisor.

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Jamie’s Gift Lists – Hospital

Jamie’s Gift Lists – Hospital

I came up with a series of lists because I realized that a lot of people are unsure of what to give or do for a cancer patient but they really want to find a way to help. Some gifts may not feel like gifts but really are very useful. I always appreciate useful.

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Coronavirus Vaccines

Coronavirus Vaccines

Pseudomyxoma Survivor has received a number of inquiries as to whether people with a diagnosis of pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) or appendix cancer should have a COVID-19 vaccination.

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BromAc trial in Spain

BromAc trial in Spain

Dr Arona Sanchez from Cordoba tells us about an exciting new trial for patients experiencing a recurrence of PMP.
Photo credit: Hellerhoff, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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We’re looking for trustees!

We’re looking for trustees!

We are now looking for able and motivated individuals to join our Board of Trustees, to help lead and guide our important work. Mainly, we are looking for people who are excited by the work Pseudomyxoma Survivor does, share our values and will play an active part in the work of our Board. Is this you?

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Second wave survey

Second wave survey

Cancer52 has launched a survey to understand how the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our community.

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The Gifting Season continues

The Gifting Season continues

All ready for tomorrow’s trip to the Christie. A little something for each of the staff that help to look after Pseudomyxoma Survivors.

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The Gifting Season is Underway…

The Gifting Season is Underway…

Our first box of Christmas goodies is going out tomorrow – our way of saying “thank you” to the amazing hospital consultants and staff that have helped look after pseudomyxoma survivors on the wards.

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Virtual Kiltwalk 2020

Virtual Kiltwalk 2020

2020 is a really difficult year for UK charities and Pseudomyxoma Survivor is no exception. With lockdown and social distancing, the opportunities for fundraising have become severely limited. This is why we're so excited to share this news form The Kiltwalk with you....

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#helpushelpyou

#helpushelpyou

The current climate has presented us with many issues and one of the greatest concerns is not many of us have visited a hospital for care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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