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Cancer and South West Wales Cancer Centre News

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Please see below links to our stories about cancer services and the South West Wales Cancer Centre:


28/06/2024 - Saddle up quickly for Jiffy's charity bike ride and grab a stylish jersey too

24/06/2024 - Morriston team trials breath test that could detect pancreatic cancer earlier

20/06/2024 - Swansea team helping to revolutionise cancer treatments worldwide opens new base

29/05/2024 - Swansea mum's thanks to cancer centre team rings out loud and clear

29/05/2024 - State-of-the-art robotic system offers huge boost to cancer patients

16/05/2024 - GP and leading light at pioneering centre is retiring – but not calling it a day

14/05/2024 - Swansea's cancer centre first in Wales to offer tattoo-free radiotherapy

02/05/2024 - Charity comes full circle by making final donation to Swansea's cancer centre

22/04/2024 - Mum of four says thanks to cancer centre staff with a four-figure donation

18/04/2024 - Jiffy joins forces with charities to help tackle cancer with another epic bike ride

17/04/2024 - High-spec MRI scans help radiotherapy target tumours more accurately

20/03/2024 - Cancer centre patients and staff do 5k their way to promote health benefits

02/02/2024 - Fundraiser packs his trunks to help raise money for cancer centre


19/12/2023 - Cancer treatment centre moves to its new home in Singleton Hospital

22/11/2023 - Swansea-based cancer service urges people to be vigilant for the tell-tale signs

31/10/2023 - Radiotherapy patients to check in themselves with new touch-screen kiosk

26/10/2023 - Panto star thanks NHS for ensuring the show goes on

06/10/2023 - First person in Wales to get cancer wonder drug is given the all-clear

02/10/2023 - New role will help counter national shortage of cancer specialists

20/09/2023 - Swansea cancer centre first in Wales to take part in proton beam therapy trial

13/09/2023 - 3D printing provides a bolus bonus for cancer treatment

07/09/2023 - Scooter ride over Gower inspired by work of cancer centre raises thousands

14/08/2023 - Last chance to enter Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge

26/07/2023 - Patient is back on his bike fundraising for cancer centre - all thanks to his dog

20/07/2023 - Charity bike ride goes the extra mile to help fund key cancer research

17/07/2023 - Inspiring Isabella rings bell to mark the end of gruelling treatment

14/07/2023 - Blooming thousands raised for cancer care from sunflowers grown by school pupils

30/06/2023 - Charity's scanner donation will play an important role in cancer diagnoses 

08/06/2023 - Third Jiffy's Cancer 50 Challenge is bigger and better than ever

31/05/2023 - Swansea Bay skin care expert's top tips for staying safe in the sun this summer

30/05/2023 - Chemo unit's gift from cancer survivor will help improve both patient and nurse experience of giving injections

26/04/2023 - First cancer support group of its kind in Swansea Bay holds inaugural meeting in May

25/04/2023 - Patients encouraged to help spot early signs of cancer

17/03/2023 - Funding award will speed up cancer diagnoses

16/03/2023 - Tŷ Olwen's tea bar serves up a cuppa, chat and comfort for those who need it most

11/03/2023 - Morriston nurse Cath scrubs up nicely for Ty Olwen fundraising marathon run

06/03/2023 - Wizards' chairman's cold dip for cancer services

27/02/2023 - Generous donation helps families stay closer to loved ones

16/02/2023 - Funding award will speed up cancer diagnoses

15/02/2023 - UK first as unique blood test is used to screen bowel cancer survivors

08/02/2023 - Fitness instructor thanks staff for their care following cancer diagnosis


16/12/2022 - Green for go as multi-million-pound new technology transforms cancer care

16/12/2022 - Wedding vow renewal delayed three years by 3 Cs - cancer, Covid and chemo

10/10/2022 - Family raises £20K for cancer research in Swansea Bay

05/09/2022 - Jiffy leads cyclists in 50 mile fundraising ride for cancer charities

02/08/2022 - Join Jiffy for a 50-mile challenge that will really benefit Singleton's cancer patients

27/07/2022 - Lucy's love for her job recognised by UK cancer charity

08/07/2022 - Burns nurse issues warning as temperatures soar

29/06/2022 - Major step forward for new Adult Thoracic Surgical centre of excellence serving South Wales

21/06/2022 - Swansea pioneer awarded outstanding achievement at Wales' first cancer awards

10/06/2022 - Love knows no bounds when it comes to where you get married

06/06/2022 - Learn, don't burn this summer

19/05/2022 - Singleton Hospital gets £4.1m state-of-the-art scanners investment

12/04/2022 - New project helps to spot the early signs of cancer

23/11/2021- Trial to investigate if AI can predict breast cancer treatment outcome

01/11/2021- Nurse recognised after developing one stop clinic for potential cancer patients

28/09/2021- Another big investment in the South West Wales Cancer Centre

06/09/2021- Caring approach at end of life

27/07/2021- The Cancer 50 Challenge - Sunday, 10th October 2021

20/07/2021- Public urged to enjoy the hot weather safely

16/07/2021- Children presenting with sunburn in Morriston Hospital prompts warning

17/05/2021-Swansea cancer centre the UK leader for high-tech radiotherapy technique

04/05/2021- Sun, sea and safety!

20/04/2021 - Hospital poet hopes words help counter Covid loss


09/10/2020- Swansea Bay employees feature in Queen's Birthday Honours List

17/07/2020 Ty Olwen specialist palliative care inpatient unit reopens

30/06/2020 Cancer patients will get a faster diagnosis thanks to a new multi-million pound scanner

25/06/2020 Breast cancer treatment transformed in Swansea

16/06/2020- Concern after cancer referrals drop by two-thirds

15/06/2020 Swansea team pioneers new technique for skin cancer procedure

01/05/2020- Macmillan information and support service adapts for COVID-19

20/01/2020 Patient's boost for breast reconstruction

07/01/2020 Dad walks daughter down the aisle despite brain tumour


04/12/2019 Patients to help trial new bowel cancer test

29/11/2019 Radiotherapy Showcase highlights innovative research being done in Swansea Bay

27/11/2019 £12.7 million investment in radiotherapy services helps Swansea Bay in the fight against cancer

02/07/2019 Training plan wins double award for Sam

02/07/2019 New play uses words of people reaching the end of life

26/06/2019 Digital solution to benefit cancer patients

08/05/2019 Workers' loss drives garden makeover

26/04/2019 Nurse and team in line for national recognition

03/04/2019 Charity's £100,000 donation

03/04/2019 Cancer charity presents cheque to plastic surgery team

14/03/2019 ABMU team nominated for major award for highlighting clot risks in cancer patients

20/02/2019 Essential items appeal declared a 'phenomenal' success

25/01/2019 Essential items appeal launched for patients with cancer

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