Cancer Services

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.

Prestigious building awards shortlist for The Cove

Added on March 1, 2017, in Award - Awards and Achievements / Cancer Services / Cove

Fantastic news for The Cove Macmillan Cancer Support & Information Centre at Royal Cornwall Hospital.

‘It’s good to talk’ says Macmillan Cancer Support

Added on January 16, 2017, in Event - Cancer Services / Cove / Events

This Cancer Talk Week (16-22 January), Macmillan Cancer Support wants to encourage more people in Cornwall to open up about their concerns, saying ‘it’s ok to talk about cancer.’

Breast care team riding high after award wins

Added on November 21, 2016, in Award - Cancer Services

Congratulations to the Mermaid Centre team who have not only received a national award for research but have also been voted by University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) students as winners.