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Southport Macmillan News

GP in Sefton wins national Macmillan award

NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) cancer and end of life GP lead has won a national Macmillan award for cross boundary working.

Sefton Healh Commissioners Meeting for the General Public

Hear more about your local NHS Health commissioners in Sefton hold their final Governing Body meetings of 2015 next week and anyone with an interest in their work is welcome to come along.

Free Will Writing Service 23rd November - 27th November

Kirwans Solicitors are hosting a Will Writing Week for Macmillan this week (23rd-27th November) where they will help people write a will free of charge with a suggested donation to Macmillan.

No evidence 'cocktail of everyday chemicals' causes cancer

"Fifty everyday chemicals…could be combining to increase our risk of cancer," the Mail Online reports.

Smoking causes half of all deaths in 12 different cancers

Roughly half of deaths from 12 smoking-related cancers may be linked directly to cigarette use

Could avocados hold the key to treating leukaemia?

Avocados could hold the key to helping beat rare form of leukaemia - The Independent reports.