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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2014

Today marks the start of the 8th annual Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which is a campaign led by the European Cervical Cancer Association (ECCA). In 2011, in the UK alone, 970 women died from cervical cancer, which equates to more than 2 deaths every day.  That is a tragically high number given the fact that … Continue reading

Happy New Year. I’d give your liver just two weeks.

It’s that time of year again when many of us who celebrate Christmas and New Year are feeling the pinch of some kind of regretted over-indulgence.  With that, it’s no wonder why Cancer Research UK and Alcohol Concern choose January to promote their month-long alcohol-free fundraising events to encourage people to abstain from drinking alcohol, because … Continue reading

Stand Up To Cancer

In the UK, the odds of winning the national lottery jackpot are 1 in 14 million.  There’s a 1 in 576,000 chance of being struck by lightning, a 1 in 24,528 chance of getting stuck in a lift and there’s a 1.5 in 100 chance of having twins. The chance of developing cancer is 1 … Continue reading

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Della Thomas

Della Thomas

Hello, my name is Della and I'm a Specialist Scientific Lead in histological dissection working for the NHS in England.

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