Cancer Services

Tic Toc stops clocks in another successful patient recruitment trial

Added on July 16, 2018, in - Cancer Services

The Trial of Intraoperative Cell Salvage vs Transfusion in Ovarian Cancer (TIC TOC) has successfully completed the patient recruitment stage.

MySunrise App goes live 11th June at Royal Cornwall Hospital

Added on June 11, 2018, in - Cancer Services / General News / Patient Experience

A diagnosis of Cancer can be a real shock and a very uncertain time for patients and their families. With so many cancers types and new treatments, each patient journey is different.

The Cove Earns Macmillan Quality Mark

Added on May 17, 2018, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services / Cove

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre based in Truro is celebrating being awarded the Macmillan Quality Environment Mark (MQEM) in recognition of the centre’s excellent standards of care for local people affected by cancer. The award was presented yesterday by Ed Murphy, Macmillan Strategic Partnership Manager to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust’s Chief Executive, Kathy Byrne and The Cove’s team of staff and volunteers.

A drug trialled in Cornwall has today been announced as a “breakthrough” in breast cancer treatment

Added on November 16, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

The drug, called ribociclib, has been shown to slow the progression of advanced breast cancer by at least 10 months and can delay the need for chemotherapy, giving women the chance to live a normal life for longer.

New research facility opens at Sunrise Centre

Added on July 26, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / Research

Cancer patients in Cornwall will now have even wider opportunities to access the latest treatments and take part in cancer trials with the opening

Celebrations at The Cove with a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Cornwall

Added on July 21, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / Events

Staff, volunteers, patients and guests were delighted to welcome His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cornwall on Wednesday

Ringing in a new life – Riley is first to sound new End of Treatment Bell

Added on July 11, 2017, in News - Cancer Services

Here is the moment 6 year old Riley Thomas from Redruth, became the first patient to ring the new End of Treatment Bell on the CLIC unit at RCHT

More than 4,500 people access support in the Cove Macmillan Support Centre’s first six months

Added on May 30, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre has helped 4,897 local people affected by cancer in its first six months of service

Pink Wig Events

Added on May 19, 2017, in News - Cancer Services

Pink Wig Events have donated £9000 to the Mermaid Centre and two benches to The Macmillan Cove Centre at Royal Cornwall Hospital.

True NTH takes direction for Prostate Cancer patients

Added on May 3, 2017, in News - Cancer Services / General News

Royal Cornwall Hospital are leading the way in Prostate cancer treatment, after adopting a new project called True NTH, giving patients the opportunity to take back control of the management of their follow up.