Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October 2021

October is Breast Cancer awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but it is always best to have them checked by a doctor. You should also see a GP if you notice any of these symptoms: A change in the[…]

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International Day for Head and Neck Cancer

Today is the International Day for Head and Neck Cancer; the Head and Neck clinical nurse team from the Gibraltar Health Authority are raising awareness. Reduce your risk: Quit smoking (and avoid secondhand smoke) this is the single largest risk factor. You should also, reduce your risk of contracting HPV[…]

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, marked by wearing a golden ribbon. The month highlights the impact of cancer on children and their families, and encourages continued childhood cancer research. Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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World Ovarian Cancer Day

World Ovarian Cancer Day is observed May 8th each year to create a community for those living with ovarian cancer, survivors and their families/friends. It allows the opportunity to unite, share experiences and raise awareness about this deadly disease. https://ovariancancerday.org/

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World Cancer Day, 4th February 2020

World cancer day provides the opportunity to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of cancer. The theme this year will once again be ‘I Am and I Will’, reinforcing the idea that through our actions and our commitment to make a positive change, together we can reach the target of[…]

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