New NICE Guidance & Risk Reducing Drugs for High Risk Women

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence  (NICE) has today released news of their improved guidance for women at high risk of developing breast cancer. The new guidance also offers a comprehensive a structured approach for women, and the multidisciplinary team caring for them, that helps categorise their individual risk, planning an appropriate surveillance strategy and offering them

As I was browsing…..

An interesting article caught my eye today….

This French company offering online courses in medical English ( have used news about the Cornish SUBLIME Trial using the Painbuster as a comprehension exercise!!!


It seems they found the material on the press release about SUBLIME on the BBC news health website


SUBLIME Trial News

The SUBLIME Trial has now been recruiting since December but today marked the official launch and introduction of this initiative to the public. There will be a number of Media and Press events to mark the significance of the trial and the benefits for patients in Cornwall and beyond.

S.U.B.L.I.M.E = SUBpectoral  

By |January 25th, 2013|Media, News|0 Comments

Why I had a “double mastectomy” at 23yrs old – Fiona’s story

Read and watch an interview with Fiona as she talks about her diagnosis as a BRCA gene carrier and her brave decision to undergo risk reducing surgery and immediate reconstruction. She is just one of an incredible group of patients who I have been fortunate enough to meet and be able to help in recent

By |November 29th, 2012|Media, News|0 Comments

London to Paris – Charity Cycle Ride for Cornwall Breastcare and the Mermaid Centre

Laura Syme and her incredible cycling team “Biking for Boobs” (Sophie Clarke, Stephanie Gibson, Emma Stevenson, Katherine Holland, Oli Basham, Emma McMahon and Sam Mappin) and the support team (including Laura’s Mum Heather pictured centre) have recently completed a gruelling cycle ride from the London Eye to the Eiffel Tower.

Their amazing efforts of fundraising for the Mermaid

By |November 15th, 2012|Charity, Media, News|0 Comments