Colin Paterson describes his cancer journey after being diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer
More people than ever before are surviving cancer, but at the same time incidence of cancer is increasing. By 2030, the number of people living with cancer in Scotland is expected to rise from 220,000 to 360,000. As a result, health services need to consider how care and support is delivered after treatment is complete…
The steering group for the first Scottish Cancer Patient Experience survey deliberately decided to include a greater number of personal accounts of cancer treatment as they recognised the power that a patient’s own words had to bring their experiences to life.
When Hazel, 49, found a lump in her breast last year she couldn’t believe it would turn out to be breast cancer as there was no history of the disease in her family.
Tweeddale Transforming Care after Treatment (TCAT) project, aims to enable people to live as independent a life as possible in their local community, following treatment and recovery from cancer.