My Recovery From Kidney Cancer

As a 57 year old woman with a family history of raised cholesterol and heart disease I have tried to keep healthy.   I do not smoke, I keep fit and maintain a healthy weight. Last year a visit to my GP with symptoms of what seemed to be food poisoning resulted in tests including an Ultrasound scan.  Two weeks later I was completely recovered and returned for the test results…

Blood in Pee Campaign

Most people who pee blood would probably think that this was a little worrying.  Sometimes blood in the urine can be the first sign of a really important problem such as a bladder or kidney cancer.  These problems are more common in current or ex-smokers but even people with a healthy lifestyle may have them.  For many people however it is not associated with any major illness and may go…