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12:41

LifeStyle

El Camino cycle in fight against cancer

EUGENIO CABEZAS

Bernardo Cortés and Francisco Bueno are united by something more than a great friendship. The pair's passion for sport, and for some time now, their first-hand experience with cancer. In Bernardo's case, he has successfully beaten a tumour in his ... colon. And in Francisco's case, his wife suffered from breast cancer which was operated on, also with successful results. The two men from Nerja, who are 57 and 54 years old, now want to give back some of the luck they have had in the form of a challenge ... for charity, raising funds for the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC). The pair have planned to cycle the 1,400 kilometres which separates the Balcón de Europa, the well-known viewpoint in Nerja, from which they intend to set off on 6

10:18

LifeStyle

"Radiotherapy can expect to cure 40 per cent of cancer patients"

Ángel Escalera

I'll be the elected president for two years, and then president advisor for another two. -A National Plan against Cancer is currently being drawn up. What do you believe needs to be done to improve your speciality? -One of the top objectives of the ... project, which I want to develop during my presidency, is to give visibility to radiotherapy treatment, because it is one of the most effective and efficient weapons we have to beat cancer. It can aspire to cure 40 per cent of oncology patients. However, ... there is still a large percentage of patients who don't benefit from the treatment or aren't offered it. That fits in with what you have said about the national cancer strategy. One of my missions is for there to be equality in the offer of radiotherapy,

19:17

LifeStyle

Sun protection is key in protecting bald heads from skin cancer this summer

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

You can either become bald naturally or choose to shave your head, but, whatever the case, having no hair on your head is considered to be a high-risk factor for the development of skin cancer. Throughout the summer months, we are bombarded with ... population sectors most affected by skin cancer is people who are bald. This claim is supported by statistics. People who are bald are the most affected by actinic keratosis; pre-malignant growths which appear as thick crusty scabs on the head, and can ... years that this disease appears. According to statistics from the hospital's dermatology department, between six and ten per cent of bald people who are diagnosed with a keratosis go on to develop skin cancer. We tend to associate sunburn with being

13:27

LifeStyle

AECC opens the first active centre for the fight against cancer in Marbella

MARÍA GONZÁLEZ

This week in Marbella, the Spanish cancer association, Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC), inaugurated its first "active space against cancer" in Andalucía. Marbella has now joined Madrid and Barcelona, the only two other cities to possess ... a centre of this type. The association has been helping in the fight against cancer in Spain for 66 years. "It is in Marbella, for Marbella," said the local president of AECC, Maika Gómez, about the new facility. She expressed her gratitude for the ... something to help the fight against cancer then we have to do it," said Francisco Salado, president of the Diputación. The objective of this new centre is to offer cancer patients and their families a place where they can feel comfortable, away from a

13:22

LifeStyle

Fighting cancer all the Way

MATÍAS STUBER

Sixty children, aged between two and 19, all of whom are receiving or have received treatment for cancer from Malaga's chidren's hospital, reached Santiago de Compostela's Obradoiro square last weekend, after travelling more than 100 kilometres. The ... children and their families, who are all united by their battles with the illness, set off on their walk on 22 June. The aim of their journey, organised by AVOI (Volunteers Association for Children with Cancer) was to raise money for and awareness about ... the news that his son had a brain tumour, and the cancer had already affected his whole body. He was only nine years old at the time. "After the tumour was removed, little Nicolás was bed-bound without being able to move or turn his head," his

15:22

LifeStyle

The score gets complicated again for Carlos

NURIA TRIGUERO

...from the physical effects of the last operation, Aguilera set himself a challenge as part of his rehabilitation process: to participate in the campaign A Minute of Music against Cancer, organised by the Spanish Cancer Association (AECC). The ... with the hashtag #1MinutoContraElCáncer. "It's a piece that is a lot easier than those I used to play but for me it served as a challenge and I think the result isn't too bad," he says, modestly. Aguilera had just finished a scholarship with the

16:58

Sport

Painting the town pink for cancer

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More than four thousand women descended on Malaga city centre on Sunday for the seventh edition of the Women's Race Against Cancer. The women taking part, each with their own story of how cancer directly or indirectly touched their lives, followed

16:26

Local

Residents' association donates 17,000 to Cudeca Cancer Care

LUCY NEWBY

The Association of Residents of Torreblanca presented a 17,000-euro donation to Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice on Monday. The generous donation comes after the dissolution of the association and the unanimous decision to give away their remaining ... professional medical care to patients suffering from cancer or other advanced illnesses, as well as support to their families.

14:20

Local

Guaro dog shelter needs a new home

Tony Bryant

...where Vera underwent treatment for breast cancer. The couple returned to Spain shortly after the treatment, although they relocated to the Guaro, where, after finding two young puppies in a rubbish container, they opened the Animal Love and Rescue

12:07

LifeStyle

Sarah's campaign reaches Ministry

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

...catalogue to be updated, but also for the tetravalent vaccine to be included on the inoculation calendar and for there to be a protocol in cases of sepsis in the same way there are protocols for cancer. They are satisfied with the response from the Ministry,

12:02

Local

AECC gives a 39,500-euro grant for research into a rare cancer

ÁNGEL ESCALERA

The Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) has awarded a 39,500-euro grant to researcher Bernardo Herrera, a urologist at the Clínico hospital, to carry out research into an uncommon type of urological cancer (upper urothelial tumour). This ... type of cancer and its recurrence in the development of bladder cancer. The AECC's director of research, Marta Puyol; the president of the provincial board of the AECC in Malaga, Francisco Aguilar; and the president of the technical committee of AECC ... of the line of research into urothelial cancer and advanced therapies. This is an uncommon type of cancer (one or two cases per 100,000 people) and prognosis is bad after sugery due to its aggressiveness, because it is an invasive cancer. For that

11:42

Local

Former Ronda mayor Antonio Marín Lara dies aged 59

VANESSA MELGAR

Antonio Marín Lara, mayor of Ronda between 2004 and 2011, died on Tuesday afternoon following a short battle with oesophagus cancer. Toti, as he was known, was taken ill shortly before the local elections which took place on 26 May and during

13:18

National

Kids' cancer fundraising scam causes outrage as police arrest five

FERNANDO TORRES

News of a scandal involving a charity raising funds for child cancer has caused anger across Spain among organisations that supported it. The charity, Linceci, offered different ways to donate or collect money and investigators believe those running

14:09

LifeStyle

Marbella hospital warns about skin cancer and the importance of prevention

CAMILO LÓPEZ VEGA

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer in existence. The Costa del Sol hospital in Marbella recently organised a special Sun Protection Campaign to make more people aware of the disease and of the importance of early diagnosis as this ... medical advice if there is even the slightest doubt about a mole, so the relevant tests can be carried out and the cancer can be caught while it is still in an initial phase. "If it isn't detected in time, this tumour invades lymph glands and internal ... Italy, (where the climate is very similar to Spain), and the numbers are expected to rise by about 20 per cent by 2040. Also taking part in the conference was María Godrid, a patient who has had this type of cancer, and she gave a talk on 'Melanoma and

14:33

LifeStyle

Charity dinner in Sabinillas raises thousands for Cudeca

Ash Bolton

A charity fundraiser at a popular expat restaurant raised 4,620 euros for the cancer hospice Cudeca last Friday. Some 150 guests helped raise the funds during the event at the Roman Oasis restaurant in Sabinillas. The restaurant shut down last

14:41

LifeStyle

Pink Ladies charity gala raises 3,750 euros for cancer care

SUR

The Pink Ladies from the Mijas and Fuengirola branches of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) raised 3,750 euros as a result of their first charity gala, held at the Valparaíso restaurant in Mijas on Wednesday last week. The gala, ... extensive services offered by the AECC for cancer patients and their families.

13:44

LifeStyle

Walkathon raises 22,000 euros for Cudeca cancer care

SUR IN ENGLISH

...final stages of cancer and other terminal illnesses and provides support for their families. The mayor of Benalmádena, Víctor Navas, attended the day's activities, joining, on behalf of the Cudeca Hospice, chief executive and medical director, Dr

18:55

LifeStyle

'Pink Ladies' charity gala raises 3,750 euros for cancer care

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The 'Pink Ladies' from the Mijas and Fuengirola branches of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) raised 3,750 euros as a result of their first charity gala, held at the Valparaíso restaurant in Mijas on Wednesday. The gala, attended by ... services offered by the AECC for cancer patients and their families.

17:38

Gibraltar

Officer trains for marathon effort for cancer relief

ASH BOLTON

A Royal Gibraltar Police officer is swapping her boots for her running shoes as she prepares to run the Lisbon Marathon in Portugal later this year. Sharon Berini is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for The Cancer Relief Centre by completing ... the gruelling 42-kilometre run. The officer will be running the marathon in memory of her mother Catherine Berini, who passed away from cancer in January 2018. For Sharon, 43, who was born in Peterborough, and has been in the RGP for 12 years, this ... will be her first marathon on 20 October. Asked what made her want to run a marathon, she told SUR in English: "It was a moment of madness I think! I wanted to raise money for the Cancer Relief Centre in Gibraltar as my mum was diagnosed with terminal

13:26

LifeStyle

AECC reaches agreement to distribute 'knitted knockers' among cancer patients

SUR IN ENGLISH

The president of the provincial board of the AECC (Spanish Association Against Cancer) in Malaga, Francisco Aguilar Muñoz, and the president of the Knitted Knockers Costa del Sol association, Maria Bailey, met recently to sign an agreement to ... promote the prevention and early detection of breast cancer, but also to improve the quality of life of patients and their families as well as distributing free, knitted prosthesis to women who have undergone a mastectomy. Initially the project began ... Observatorio del Cáncer, this type of tumour is most common among Western women. Western women Each year 32,825 cases are diagnosed in Spain. Andalucía with 5,572 cases is the community with the highest incidence of breast cancer and Malaga with 1,098

13:53

LifeStyle

Marbella dinner party raises 40,000 euros for charity

ASH BOLTON

A fundraising dinner at Marbella's Villa Tiberio restaurant raised 40,000 for the UK's Children with Cancer charity last Sunday. Hundreds of guests dug deep at the Italian restaurant on the Golden Mile during the event that also featured a raffle ... you get older you start to see life in a different way, and to help children with cancer is a wonderful thing."I'd like to thank everyone who came for helping." Over the past few years Sandro has held a number of fundraisers at the restaurant, ... raising over 500,000 euros for Children with Cancer UK and more than 160,000 euros for the Costa del Sol-based charity Cudeca. As reported in SUR in English earlier this year, Sandro received Cudeca's Golden Pin Award at the charity's annual presentation

15:27

Opinion

Cancer research

Ángel Escalera

The only way we're ever going to beat cancer is through research. There's no doubt about it. The silent and anonymous work being carried out by scientists has to be valued, praised and appreciated. The more money spent on fighting tumours, the more ... patients can be cured. If all cancer research stopped today, by 2030 someone would die every two seconds from a carcinoma. On the other hand, if Spain doubled the funds it spends on cancer research the patient survival rate would reach 70 per cent by ... Cancer Research Day, the Spanish cancer association AECC encouraged the general public to sign a petition to call for the creation of a national strategy on cancer research. It also aims to convince the government to double, at least, the money it has

11:49

LifeStyle

Running towards cancer research

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A trail of pink passed through Marbella town centre last Saturday in support of cancer research. Dozens of participants, mainly women, donned pink T-shirts for the AECC cancer association fun run. This was Marbella's seventh cancer run and the

13:26

LifeStyle

Cancer association installs the third local 'bell of dreams' in the Hospital Quirón in Malaga

SUR IN ENGLISH

The aim of the initiative is to strengthen the ties between cancer patients and healthcare personnel. The bell is there for patients to ring when they have finished their treatment or have received good news, to express their joy and as a symbol of ... triumph at the end of a hard and difficult stage of treatment. The Spanish cancer association, the AECC, wants the sound of the 'Bell of Dreams' (Campana de los Sueños) to remain with patients as an exciting memory and become an objective to achieve ... that transmits hope and support to everyone who is fighting cancer. AECC reaches agreement to distribute 'knitted knockers' among cancer patients The AECC installed the newest bell at the pre-launch of the new oncology floor at the Hospital Quirón

15:11

Gibraltar

Annual skin cancer screening day is on Saturday at the Primary Care Centre

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar Health Authority is holding its annual skin cancer screening day on Saturday (13 April), from 9am to 1pm at the Primary Care Centre. Anyone interested in having moles or growths on their skin checked is asked to use the entrance via ... the front of the ICC building. Users should also remember that these checks are only to detect possible skin cancer and not for advice on other skin problems such as psoriasis or eczema. The GHA says these screening days are important as they

14:40

Sport

Goodbye to the queen of the snow

ICÍAR OCHOA DE OLANO

...old. Paco wasn't just her big brother, he was her hero. She worshipped him. And when he died of cancer in 2006, it opened a wound in her which never healed. Broken with pain, she shaved her head so everyone would understand the immense pain of that

14:04

LifeStyle

Classic motorbikes and cars at annual rally

SUR IN ENGLISH

...years, rockets were set off in memory of bikers who had passed away, this was made all the more poignant this year as the funds raised this year will go to Un Sí Por La Vida, a charity which helps patients suffering from cancer in Alhaurín el Grande and ... Director, presents the cheque to Esther Ráez from Cudeca.SUR On 15 February, the Marbella Golf Country Club held the Members Memorial Charity Tournament to help support the Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice. A cheque for 620 euros, raised by the players who

11:55

LifeStyle

Spanish cancer association goes multilingual

SUR IN ENGLISH

The Spanish cancer association AECC (Asociación Española Contra el Cancer) has launched a new initiative to extend its services to the international community on the Costa del Sol. AECC'S FREE SERVICES Social attention. Social worker. ... Psychological therapy. Individual and group, both for the cancer victim and for their family. Physiotherapy. Prevention and rehabilitation of Lymph oedema for women affected by breast cancer. Management of orthopaedic material. Pressure mattresses, ... articulated beds, wheelchairs, etc. Diverse workshops for cancer patients and their family members. Handcrafts and DIY; keep fit class; sewing class; dance; emotions workshops; healthy eating workshops; oncology makeup and skin care. uSmoking. A group

17:31

Local

More than a third of deaths from colon cancer could be prevented through screening

Ángel Escalera

Colon cancer took the lives of 422 people in Malaga province last year, which is a rate of 26 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants according to the Observatory of the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC). Of those deaths, 136 were people aged ... between 50 and 69 (a rate of 33 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants), which is the highest age range for colorectal cancer. More than a third of these deaths could have been prevented with suitable screening for this type of tumour, says the director of the ... Oncology Unit of the public hospitals in Malaga and professor of Oncology at Malaga university, Emilio Alba. To improve the early detection of colon cancer, a high percentage of the population needs to take a test for hidden blood in faeces; these are

13:57

LifeStyle

A boy with leukemia has been cured by a new genetic treatment

SUR

...recovered and is now living normally with his parents and younger sister. CAR-T 19 is a therapy which helps the patient's immune system to recognise, attack and destroy cancer cells in a guided manner. It consists of extracting blood from the patient by

10:28

Local

Cudeca announces revenue of four million euros for 2018

Tony Bryant

During the annual results presentation held in Benalmádena this week, the Cudeca Foundation announced an income of more than four million euros for 2018. The money had been raised throughout the year via Cudeca's charity shops, fundraising events and

15:23

LifeStyle

Experts call for obesity to be classified as a chronic illness

Ángel Escalera

...cardiovascular illnesses, hypertension (high blood pressure), obstructive sleep apnea, gall bladder problems and pain in the joints. It is also associated with some types of cancer (breast, colorectal, kidney, pancreas, oesophagus, prostate, thyroid and

16:46

National

The survival rate of cervical cancer is over 90 per cent in Spain if the condition is detected on time

SUR

In Spain approximately 2,000 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed each year, but the illness has a survival rate of 90 per cent if detected on time, said Dr Andrés Carlos López Díaz, head of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department at the ... Quirónsalud hospital in Malaga. The specialist was speaking on Tuesday, World Cervical Cancer Day, to raise awareness of the importance of prevention and early detection of this illness through regular gynaecological check-ups and the use of protection ... explained, at present only about 46 per cent of cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed at an early stage.

11:34

LifeStyle

A local group with a global focus in Nerja

Jennie Rhodes

...they have made donations to the Ciudad de los Niños, Nerja's Taller de Amistad, Red Cross Vélez and Solidario, Drug Rehab Almuñécar and the Cancer Support Group Nerja, Alcoholic Support Group Almuñécar and the Asociación de Nerja de Acción Cultural

10:43

LifeStyle

Depression increases deaths from cancer

DOMÉNICO CHIAPPE

...recent lecture 'Paradoxes in the biology of telomeres and cancer' which took place in Madrid, "and we found an enzyme called 'telomerase' in the 'telomeres', which has the ability to repair them." Different lines of research have been carried out from ... that discovery, and they have determined that this lengthening or shortening of the point of the chromosome is related with illnesses such as cancer. As they shorten with age, along a line which starts to descend when people are in their 20s and reaches ... a valley in the 70s, repairing the telomeres could cure some age-related problems. Depression and cancer "We know there are hundreds of different types of cancer and around 90 per cent of them, at an advanced stage, show great activity in the

11:03

LifeStyle

Spanish Cancer Association puts helpline number on water cartons for patients

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

One of the aims of the Spanish Cancer Association (AECC) is to make the services it offers available to patients and their families at any time of day, any day of the year. With this in mind, the Malaga headquarters of the association has reached an ... agreement with Ly Company Malaga. The Spanish Cancer Association will put their 24-hour cancer care line on the Ly Company's cardboard water containers. The cardboard water container has already been distributed in the Costa del Sol Hospital, and over the ... when they arrive at the hospital is buy a bottle of water. Our volunteers distribute the water for free so that patients have our contact number and can get in touch any time." explained a spokesperson for the Spanish Cancer Association. The manager of

14:39

Sport

Commentator Michael Robinson announces he has skin cancer

R. C.

Former footballer Michael Robinson, 59, has announced that he has a malignant melanoma which has metastasized. He shared news of the diagnosis on his own programme on the Movistar sports channel, where he is a highly-regarded analyst and commentato