Posts tagged “Charity”

Men urged to talk more, as Macmillan suggests women are twice as likely to ask for help following cancer diagnosis

May 1st, 2018
Men urged to talk more, as Macmillan suggests women are twice as likely to ask for help following cancer diagnosis

Macmillan Cancer is calling for more to be done to help men open up after research revealed that women are twice as likely to ask for help following cancer diagnosis. Craig Toley was just 29 years old when he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Craig was devastated by the diagnosis, but he felt unable to […]

Charity raises concerns over late prostate cancer diagnoses

April 10th, 2018
Charity raises concerns over late prostate cancer diagnoses

A charity has raised concerns over late prostate cancer diagnoses, after a study revealed that 37 percent of cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage. A report by the charity, Orchid, revealed that almost 4 in 10 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed at a late stage (stages three and four). A quarter of cases […]

Charity urges society to talk about ageing more

July 12th, 2016
Charity urges society to talk about ageing more

Independent Age, a charity, which provides support and advice for the elderly and their families, has called for open discussion about ageing in modern society. According to recent research, many older people are unwilling to discuss getting older, and this is reflective of attitudes in wider society. As a population we are reluctant to talk […]

From Baseball to Dentistry

July 20th, 2011
From Baseball to Dentistry

It might seem a strange thing to go from baseball to dentistry, but that’s exactly what a former player has done. At age 40 the ex player decided to embark on a 2 year study in paediatric dentistry graduating from a well known and well respected dentistry school – the Arizona School of Dentistry and […]

School Turns Laboratory Into Salon

April 18th, 2011
School Turns Laboratory Into Salon

A school in the US recently turned their science classroom into a salon, all for a good cause. Children, staff members and others in the community decided to lop off their hair, and donate them to the Locks of Love Charity. The charitable organisation which is non profit making donate the hair to those who […]

Dentistry From The Heart Day

March 17th, 2011
Dentistry From The Heart Day

Dentists in the USA are at the forefront of getting people to take greater care over oral health. As such, they regularly propose dental festivals such as the ‘Dentistry from the Heart’ day. At this particular event 360 people were treated for free by a group of dentists from Smith Dental Care practice in East […]

Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

February 16th, 2011
Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

Losing hair at any time of life can and often is devastating. But two people decided to lose theirs to demonstrate friendship and solidarity with their friend at an awful time in her life. Adele Marshall was diagnosed with Lymphoma, who during treatment would lose her hair. Without turning a hair, Adele’s friends – Rachel […]

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