Jun 02

Dansac have kindly produced this simple visual chart documenting the different types of colonic surgical resections

If the full picture isn’t clear seen, please click on this link to open it up in a larger window

Summary sheet describing the different types of colonic resections

Summary sheet describing the different types of colonic resections

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Jun 01

Dansac have produced a nice summary to help guide patients with a stoma through issues relating to getting back to work, body image, swimming, travelling, sexuality and relationships

Please click on the link here

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May 05

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Apr 02

The United European Gastroenterology (UEG) group have published a new colorectal cancer awareness poster as a useful reminder to us all about the facts surrounding screening

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Dec 21
The Contribution the L&D has made to the Mount Vernon Cancer Network recently received a Highly Commended award in the Prevention and Early Diagnosis category at the Quality in Care, Excellence in Oncology  Awards.
 
The award was for our series of educational films and resource kits which we called:
 
The short film we made for lower GI cancer awareness can be viewed by clicking on the above link.

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Jun 08

Earlier this year the L&D help a film crew track a ” behind the scenes” view of cancer management in Luton and Hertfordshire.

The film was made as part of the Cancer Awareness Campaign, and largely stars our local Gastrointestinal Surgeons (particularly Cathy Brown).

I have a short cameo role (looking pensive) in the multi-disciplinary meeting.

http://barrylewisphotography.com/pm/pages/film/commercial.php?tubepress_video=35185452&tubepress_page=1    This 10 minute video, filmed by Barry Lewis, sets the advice out very clearly.

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Jun 08

Colon Cancer Awareness Campaign Advice

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer-of-the-colon-rectum-or-bowel/Pages/Screeningforbowelcancer.aspx

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