Blog: May 2017

Bladder Cancer

19 May 2017

Bladder cancer is not a rare cancer, in the UK it is the 7th most cancer.

However there is very limited public awareness of the disease and it has been overlooked in terms of reasearch spending.

Patient outcomes can be considerably improved by early diagnosis, up to 80% survival rate when caught early. It is not only a disease of older people, younger people can also be affected.

The bladder is a hollow muscular organ that stores urine until you are ready to urinate,...

1st European Cancer Nursing Day

17 May 2017

Tomorrow is the first ever European Cancer Nursing Day, to be held by EONS the 18th of May every year.

Here's a big thanks from us to every nurse in the different hospitals and clinics in Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza.

For more information see www.europeancancernursingday.com

Skin Cancer

15 May 2017

Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells.

There are various types of skin cancers and pre-cancers including melanoma, actinic keratosis, atypical moles, basal cell carcinoma, merkel cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, each one having a different prognosis.

The most common risk factors for skin cancer are: Ultraviolet light exposure, either from the sun or tanning beds. A chronically suppressed immune system. Exposure to radiation (X-rays) Certain...

Cancer Support Mallorca is a charity registered in Spain under number G57773749.