Christopher Curtis

The Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Charity

Life before Friday, 13 th May 2011, recently remarried was settling down to a nice life with everything to look forward to. My profession Sales & Marketing management, really enjoying my life. Married with two step children and two from my previous marriage, children are everything as they keep you grounded. My dreams for the future were to build to a happy retirement and enjoy life to the full.
How one word can change your life ‘Cancer’ Friday, 13 th May 2011 @ 11am, I was diagnosed with Throat Cancer and my world fell apart. First thing I thought was ‘I am going to die, and I am going to lose my special wife Sharon, family and friends! I can remember the consultant saying ‘The Biopsy was positive, you have CANCER’ Treatment, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, peg feed, two neck discretion, lots of recovery, lost 12 stone in weight with massive body change.

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From Cancer to the Palace in 6 years

From Cancer to the Palace in 6 years.
How one word can change your life ‘Cancer’ Friday, 13 th May 2011 @ 11am, diagnosed with Throat Cancer my world fell apart. My First thought was ‘I am going to die. I remember the consultant saying, ‘The Biopsy was positive, you have CANCER’ the next thing to happen, was “Information Overload”.

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    Dr Qamar Ghafoor
    University Hospital Birmingham

    Stereotactive Radiotherapy Treatment for Primary Lung Cancers, and Oligometastasis to the Lungs.

  • Dr Khurum Khan: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Dr Khurum Khan
    University College London Hospitals

    Translational research in GI Oncology- how to make progress?

  • Lucinda Billingham: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Lucinda Billingham
    University of Birmingham - Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit

    National Lung Matrix Trial: testing multiple novel targeted treatments

  • Dr Catherine Coyle: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Dr Catherine Coyle
    Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

    Prostate Cancer- the non surgical oncologists view

  • Prof Ingunn Holen: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Prof Ingunn Holen
    Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, UK

    Tumour cell dormancy and breast cancer relapse