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10:05

LifeStyle

Rest in freeze

SUSANA ZAMORA

Walt Disney, who had lung cancer, dreamed of prolonging his existence beyond death and asked his loved ones to freeze his body after he died (he died in 1966). He wanted to be the first person to be cryopreserved, believing that one day, when ... January 2018 it was 51 years since James Bedford, an American professor of Psychology at the University of California, died at the age of 73 from kidney cancer. He was the first person to be encapsulated, waiting for sufficient medical advances to beat

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

10:56

What to do

Malaga hospital hosts an exhibition of photos used for a cancer charity calendar

Ángel Escalera

The Clínico Universitario hospital in Malaga city is currently holding an exhibition of the photographs which have been used for the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) 2019 calendar, called 'El arte de vivir' (The art of living). The ... by cancer to overcome their illness. Each of the photos was inspired by classic works from famous creators, but they were given a personal and individual touch by the photographers, who provided their services free of charge.

09:42

Gibraltar

Mayor's Awards presented to six people and one charity

Debbie Bartlett

...a heart attack, just two weeks after completing a first aid course. The other five recipients were presented with Community Awards: John Diaz received one in recognition of his voluntary work with the Prostate Cancer Support Group; Joseph Palmero

12:02

LifeStyle

School makes donation to Malaga children's oncology association

Jennie Rhodes

Infantil (AVOI, or child oncology volunteer association), which helps children with cancer as well as their families. Alex, Eva, Carmen, Christine and María raised the money through a series of activities which formed part of a project for their Global

12:40

LifeStyle

Aids: a success story for researchers

ARANTXA HERRANZ

...agent, which is HIV. They design specific tests to find out whether people are infected and begin research on medication to treat it. 1987.The first drug. It is discovered that AZT, used against cancer, is a very effective retroviral drug. 1996.It ... some types of cancer," he says. The results of the research into the fight against Aids is not limited to this illness, as it also enables advances with regard to other conditions. "We have never learned so much or advanced so far as we have with ... illnesses, such as Hepatitis C. In this field, they have learned a lot more about the reservoirs. "When we know how to identify the reservoirs, see how they work and tackle them, we will be closer to a cure for the illness," he says. Also, although cancer

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

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

10:20

Gibraltar

Sparkling Christmas at Ocean Village

Debbie Bartlett

Christmas lights. Music from Adele look-and-sound-alike Nikki Rae and the entire Prior Park School Choir, delighted the crowds, and visits to Santa's Grotto, which is in O'Reilly's this year, raised funds for Research into Childhood Cancer. Entry to the

12:19

LifeStyle

Support sessions offer comfort for those affected by cancer

Tony Bryant

The Cudeca Foundation has initiated a campaign to promote its monthly support groups for English-speaking people with cancer or other life-limiting illnesses. MEETINGS uEstepona. American Club of Estepona on the first Thursday of the month at ... support from other people in similar situations. The meetings focus on a monthly theme concerning different aspects of cancer. The themes are suggested by the members of the group and include issues concerning every stage of the illness, from diagnosis ... patients and their families a chance to express their doubts and fears about cancer, or any other problems they want to share. Meetings are held in Estepona on the first Thursday of each month and in Marbella on the last Friday of the month . The Nerja

11:47

LifeStyle

The long ride of the law

ASH BOLTON

...event!" Good causes The funds raised during the trip will be split between several charities: Cancer Relief, the Red Cross, the Club House Gibraltar, Prostate Cancer and the Gibraltar Senior Citizens Association. It's hoped the final total raised

11:41

LifeStyle

Fundraising and more success stories

SUR IN ENGLISH

...enquiries, from volunteering and welfare provision to advice on tracing parental war records. Marbella 4 Days Walking Walking for cancer The Marbella 4 Days Walking organisation, represented by Hans and Clarie Wöhl, recently presented a cheque for ... 1,092.55 euros to Esther Ráez from Cudeca cancer hospice. The money was raised by over 2,000 walkers of 20 different nationalities who covered various routes over four days. This year, the M4DW became a candidate member of IML (International League of

16:40

LifeStyle

A new future ahead for Sarah

Mónica Pérez

...still an inpatient at the Hospital Regional Universitario in Malaga where she has been receiving skin grafts. Sepsis causes more deaths each year than breast or colon cancer, with 16,000 people affected annually in the province of Malaga, according to

14:53

LifeStyle

Glamour and fun for good causes

SUR IN ENGLISH

(the Spanish Cancer Association) last Friday. The funds were raised by the staff of CLC World Resorts & Hotels during a campaign that ran throughout the month of October. At the presentation the director of the foundation, Juan Miguel Marcos, said ... that the funds raised would help reduce the impact of cancer and improve the lives of patients and their families. "With this donation CLC World employees wanted to support the AECC in all its projects and join the fight against this disease," he said.

14:20

LifeStyle

Costa del Sol mourns death of 60s wild child, Shelagh Tennant

Tony Bryant

...first English pubs in Torremolinos, died last Friday after a short battle with cancer. Shelagh's Bar was one of the liveliest venues in Torremolinos during the 1960s and attracted both local expat residents and a string of visiting celebrities. Shelagh

17:50

LifeStyle

Cycling from Faro to Gibraltar for charity

ASH BOLTON

...hope to raise several thousand pounds for local charities including Cancer Relief, the Red Cross, the Club House Gibraltar, Prostate Cancer and the Gibraltar Senior Citizens Association. Organiser PC Donovan Galia, said that cycling has become a very

13:11

LifeStyle

Trips and poppies star among autumn events

SUR IN ENGLISH

...organised by May Howard, raised almost 4,000 euros for the Cudeca Cancer Care Hospice. Participants had the opportunity to visit several bars en route, all of which had supported May by donating a gift to the raffle. El Zoco bar was the final

12:49

LifeStyle

Myths and truths about flu and the common cold

SUR

...different types of cancer and cardiovascular problems, it is also an enemy when combating less important illnesses like flu and colds, and not just because it produces a change in the immune system. Studies show that smokers, especially the most inveterate

12:46

LifeStyle

Awareness march to support children's cancer research

Tony Bryant

Cártama is preparing for the ninth edition of the Marcha Vecinal en Apoyo a la Investigación del Cáncer Infantil, an awareness march in aid of children's cancer research. The event, which is organised by Cártama town hall and the Casa de Castilla

12:10

LifeStyle

Age Care Association sponsors Cudeca Hospice's new car

Tony Bryant

The Age Care Association of the Costa del Sol has sponsored a brand new Volkswagen Polo to the Cudeca Foundation. The car, which will be used by the cancer charity's home care teams, was presented to Cudeca founder, Joan Hunt, in Benalmádena on

11:20

Local

Phone mast to be removed after 18 years of protests and cancer fears

Eugenio Cabezas

Residents of the Generación del 27 neighbourhood, situated between El Morche and Torrox Costa, celebrated the news that a telephone mast, which they say has caused "high numbers" of cancer-related deaths, is to be taken down in early November.

13:57

LifeStyle

Terry Clear radio presenter 1949-2018

Tony Bryant

...following a relatively short battle with cancer. Known among his friends as TC, the former transport manager hosted the first blues radio show on Central FM during the 1990s and went on to present a regular show at OCI Radio in Marbella. Renowned for

13:44

LifeStyle

Lions deliver beard funds to hospice

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Members of La Cala de Mijas Lions Club accompanied their president, Margaret Bobowicz, to deliver a cheque for 750 euros to the Cudeca cancer care hospice recently. The funds had been raised at the club's "Great British Beard Off" event when

13:31

LifeStyle

Cudeca goes pink for breast cancer

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A team of volunteers from the Cudeca charity shop in Arroyo de la Miel came together in solidarity for World Breast Cancer Month last Friday. Joining in with the Wear It Pink celebrations, volunteers painted the palms of their hands pink in ... support of everyone who has suffered or lost their battle against breast cancer. Shop controller, María Carmen Salazar, said, "Being a volunteer for Cudeca is a joy and we come together today with great enthusiasm in the celebration of Wear It Pink day."

13:28

LifeStyle

Burro Hash runners visit Cudeca

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Members of Burro Hash, the Mijas branch of the Hash House Harriers, visited Cudeca cancer care hospice this week to tour the premises and meet founder and honorary president Joan Hunt. Members of the club have been running to raise funds for

11:30

LifeStyle

One woman dies of breast cancer in Spain every ninety minutes

DOMÉNICO CHIAPPE

Although there is no certainty about the causes of breast cancer, recent research associates it with "socio-cultural changes which influence reproductive hormonal life, such as delaying the age of a first pregnancy or not becoming pregnant; these ... are probably important factors," Álvaro Rodríguez-Lescure, the vice-president of the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM), explained during an event in Madrid to mark International Breast Cancer Day, 19 October. "Every hour, three women are ... diagnosed with breast cancer and every year 6,000 women die in Spain, which is one every 90 minutes. These figures are very important. They show that there is still a long way to go in cancer research, even though the survival rate for this type has

15:14

LifeStyle

"Palliative care needs to be given the same priority as gynaecological departments"

Ángel Escalera

Palliative care units have one principal objective: to look after patients in the final stage of their life. The head of the joint Spanish Association against Cancer- Costa del Sol Hospital palliative unit, Juan Carlos Domínguez, says more of these ... 297 patients. At the moment there are 131, because the others have died. As well as providing palliative care to cancer patients, do you help others? Because our unit is also the one for the Costa del Sol hospital it sees oncological and ... non-oncological patients. Less than ten per cent are non-oncological. That's because it is very clear when a cancer patient needs to be given palliative care, but more difficult in other patients. What type of assistance is provided in palliative care? Our

14:47

LifeStyle

From breast cancer to pregnancy: a happy ending

FERNANDO TORRES

"It was the strangest feeling." Paqui had gone to see her doctor for one of her three-monthly check-ups after overcoming her second cancer, and he spotted something unusual while carrying out an ultrasound on her bladder. "Are you pregnant?" he ... complete mastectomy, two intensive programmes of chemotherapy and a genetic test which showed her susceptibility (and that of her children) to breast cancer. However the gynaecologist, as surprised as she was, confirmed the news. In three months time she is ... due to give birth to a little boy, who will be called José Luis after his father. After being diagnosed with her first breast cancer in 2011, Paqui, who works in a ham factory in Alhaurín el Grande, feared that she would never be a mother. "My

14:43

LifeStyle

A delicious tribute to unsung heroes

CLAUDIA SAN MARTÍN

Every day smiles and games arrive punctually on the Oncology ward at the Materno Infantil hospital in Malaga, but last weekend these anonymous benefactors, who are accustomed to spreading joy to others, received a taste of their own medicine at a ver

11:46

Local

Doctors' strike: little impact, big message

Ángel Escalera

...they were found to have colon cancer. "We can't allow this to happen, nor can we allow a year's wait for an electromyography (EMG) or six months for an ultrasound scan. These delays are past tolerable," he said.

13:12

Local

Periana walks for charity

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The village of Periana was painted pink last Sunday when over 800 people participated in its first 'walk and race with hope' in aid of the Vélez-Málaga based charity Esperanza, which helps women with breast cancer. Events took place throughout

12:24

Local

Cudeca hospice appeals for collection tin volunteers

Tony Bryant

Cancer care hospice charity Cudeca is looking to swell the ranks in its Collection Tin Army, its team of dedicated volunteers who install and maintain the familiar green tins in commercial outlets, offices and banks along the Costa del Sol. The

11:38

LifeStyle

Spain has "enviable" vaccination levels but must not "drop its guard"

ALFONSO TORICES

...recommended for girls aged 11 or 12, costs nothing, and protects against uterine cancer. However, only 77 per cent of girls of this age are having the vaccination. The other type of immunisation with low take-up levels is the flu vaccine. Experts say it

10:45

Local

Family of three found dead in a house in the countryside near Coín

F. T. / J. C. / A. F.

They have discovered that the younger woman was suffering from cancer, thought to be terminal, so the authorities are now looking into the possibility of a suicide pact. No farewell note was found in the house, although all the documentation was well

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

10:35

LifeStyle

Association calls for more government funding for cancer research to reach 70% survival rate by 2030

Ángel Escalera

The most powerful weapon for tackling cancer is research, and for that reason the Spanish cancer association AECC has started a campaign to collect at least 500,000 signatures and deliver them to the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. ... The aim is to create a national strategy for cancer research and persuade the government to double, at least, the money it has spent on oncological research during the past ten years, from about 1.55 billion euros to three billion in the next decade. ... This increase is essential if the survival rate for patients with a tumour is to reach 70 per cent by 2030; at present it is 53 per cent. Treatment reduces lung cancer in 80 per cent of patients Two other priorities for the AECC are to encourage

10:35

LifeStyle

Treatment reduces lung cancer in 80 per cent of patients

R. C.

A pioneering way forward brings hope for patients with locally advanced lung cancer, thanks to researchers from the Spanish Lung Cancer Group (GEPC) and a combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy before surgery. It has reduced this type of ... tumour in 80 per cent of cases. Forty-six patients and 25 hospitals all over Spain have been taking part in the 'Nadim' study, and the initial results were presented recently at the World Cancer Congress in Toronto, Canada. "These are patients in