Synovial sarcoma diagnosis: Encouraging others to trust their instincts

Jo Georgiou was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma in 2021, five years after finding a lump on her leg. She now has to have it amputated in order to get rid of the cancer. The 31-year-old from north London wants her story to inspire others to trust their instincts and push for care. She said: “I… Continue reading Synovial sarcoma diagnosis: Encouraging others to trust their instincts

How my pregnancy led to a life-changing diagnosis

Helena Merriman was diagnosed with otosclerosis, which causes hearing loss, after her second child was born. Source link

Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

Price: (as of – Details) ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07RXFYJ32 Publisher ‏ : ‎ Crown; 1st edition (August 13, 2019) Publication date ‏ : ‎ August 13, 2019 Language ‏ : ‎ English File size ‏ : ‎ 2218 KB Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported Enhanced typesetting ‏ :… Continue reading Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

Hundreds of patients in gene study given rare disease diagnosis

The new approach could lead to better treatments for those waiting years for answers. Source link

Adele Roberts: Bowel cancer patients discuss diagnosis and treatment

A student and a medical doctor tell Newsbeat about experiencing bowel cancer. Source link

Why women may wait decades for an ADHD diagnosis

At least tens of thousands in the UK, it is estimated, are not receiving the help they need. Source link

Journalist Twiggy cried 'tears of joy' at ADHD diagnosis

Journalist and podcaster Twiggy talks about how she cried when she was diagnosed with ADHD. Source link

Need Help With a Colon Cancer Diagnosis? Text COLON to 484848

Oct. 20, 21 — “You have colorectal cancer.” An estimated 150,000 people hear those words or something like them in the U.S. each year. Even before the diagnosis, the patient, after having the pleasures of bowel preparation and a colonoscopy, may wake up still groggy from sedation and be told, “We’ve found something; I’ll call… Continue reading Need Help With a Colon Cancer Diagnosis? Text COLON to 484848

'Shock type 1 diabetes diagnosis won’t stop me running an ultra'

BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Reece Parkinson started training for an ultra-marathon in 2020, but everything went wrong. So wrong that the film he made then was called How NOT to Run 55 Miles. A problem with his knee and restrictions on his training due to Covid meant it was always going to be an enormous… Continue reading 'Shock type 1 diabetes diagnosis won’t stop me running an ultra'

The Wanted's Tom Parker opens up about his cancer diagnosis

Tom Parker from boy band The Wanted says he refuses to let cancer dominate his life, almost a year on from being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. The star was speaking exclusively to BBC Breakfast ahead of a special Stand Up to Cancer Concert on Monday. The fundraiser at the Royal Albert Hall will… Continue reading The Wanted's Tom Parker opens up about his cancer diagnosis