Category Archives: Cancer prevention

Creativity and compassion: winners of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open and Health Professional Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Joanne Key from England has been announced by judge Mark Doty as the winner of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine at an awards ceremony at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. Her winning poem was Colony which concerned the distress of

Creativity and compassion: winners of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open and Health Professional Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Joanne Key from England has been announced by judge Mark Doty as the winner of the 2018 FPM Hippocrates Open Prize for Poetry and Medicine at an awards ceremony at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago. Her winning poem was Colony which concerned the distress of

Exercise in people with undergoing cancer treatment

  Neoadjuvant treatment is treatment given as a first step to shrink a tumor before the main treatment e.g. surgery or radiotherapy. In her 2016 paper on this theme Dr Lisa Loughney  noted that neoadjuvant cancer treatment decreases physical fitness

Exercise in people with undergoing cancer treatment

  Neoadjuvant treatment is treatment given as a first step to shrink a tumor before the main treatment e.g. surgery or radiotherapy. In her 2016 paper on this theme Dr Lisa Loughney  noted that neoadjuvant cancer treatment decreases physical fitness

Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details

Poetry by and for patients with cancer: Updates on Cancer – 2017

Register online Abstract submission online Keynote speaker Wendy French will discuss her Poet-in-Residency year at the UCLH MacMillan Cancer Centre at a one-day meeting on Updates on Cancer to be held in London in 2017, organised by the FPM. Details