March 11, 2013 at 9:41 am
We have already introduced you to Steve Desson, an employee here at AXA PPP healthcare, who will be trekking to the Mount Everest Base Camp later this month in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Taking part in such a huge challenge won’t be easy; Everest will push Steve mentally as well as physically. We spoke to Steve about his training and how he plans to keep himself in top condition during his trek…
March 7, 2013 at 4:31 pm
Gastroenteritis is an incredibly common infection of the stomach and bowel – and as this week’s news bullet-ins have highlighted – not even the Queen is immune from it.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – who is approaching her 87th birthday - was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London for 24 hours on Sunday after she succumbed to a bout of gastroenteritis. A spokesman for Buckingham Palace said her hospital admission was merley “a precaution”.
March 6, 2013 at 3:32 pm
As part of our commitment to cancer care, we developed our interactive pinboard to enable those who have been affected by the disease to share the little things which made a big difference to their recovery.
March 6, 2013 at 1:06 pm
New research has linked high consumption of deep-fried food with an increased risk of prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK with 40,000 cases a year diagnosed and 10,000 deaths. Over 250,000 men are currently living with prostate cancer.
March 1, 2013 at 11:59 am
Last week we introduced you to our team member Steve Desson, who has decided to climb to the Mount Everest Base Camp and raise money for Cancer Research UK in memory of his parents.
Steve’s goal of raising £5,555 isn’t the only tough feat he will face; his challenging trek will take nearly two weeks of walking in high altitudes on the highest mountain in the world. We talked to Steve about how he is preparing for his challenge and asked what he is looking forward to most. Here’s what he had to say…