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Largest ever Barking and Dagenham health and wellbeing event an overwhelming success

Even with the rain hammering down for most of the day, local residents came out in huge numbers to take advantage of a brilliant free event to help improve the health and well-being of local residents in Barking and Dagenham

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More people are getting their free lung health check in north east London

We have been working in partnership with local authorities, GPs, community and voluntary groups and Public Health on a borough-by-borough basis to deliver the Targeted Lung Health Check Programme – free lung ch

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Improving the patient experience for the head and neck cancer pathway

An innovative 12-month pilot is set to get underway at Barts Health, which looks to make improvements and reduce waiting times for suspected head and neck cancer patients.

Traditionally, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) consultants have led suspected head and neck cancer clinics.

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Barts Charity helps to promote the benefits of prehab

Barts Charity has recently published an article which talks about how prehabilitation, or prehab, helps cancer patients get fit before surgery.

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Community liver health checks are coming to Hackney

Our amazing community liver health vans are heading to Hackney. They're offering a completely free and easy test for people aged 35-70 who might be at a higher risk of liver disease due to their medical history. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to take care of your health!

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Supporting staff at Tower Hamlets Council with cancer awareness

North East London Cancer Alliance and The Eve Appeal shared invaluable cancer information at a special staff event held on 6 February at Tower Hamlets Town Hall.

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Cancer Awareness Day at Homerton Hospital

North East London Cancer Alliance joined the cancer team at Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to support World Cancer Day and to help spread important life-saving information about cancer signs and symptoms and free screening programmes.

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Cancer conversations and cakes at the Royal London Hospital

As part of a series of events for World Cancer Day, North East London Cancer Alliance partnered with Barts Health to run a cancer awareness session for both visitors and staff at The Royal London Hospital.

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NHS launches national BRCA gene testing programme to identify cancer risk early

Tens of thousands of people with Jewish ancestry who are more likely to carry a genetic fault that can increase the risk of developing some cancers will receive genetic testing through a new programme announced by the NHS in England today.

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