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 Khurum Khan: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Dr Khurum Khan
    University College London Hospitals

    Translational research in GI Oncology- how to make progress?

  • Professor Anthony Howell: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Professor Anthony Howell
    The University of Manchester / The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

    Improving risk estimation of breast cancer

  • Malcolm Wilson: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Malcolm Wilson
    The Colorectal & Peritoneal Oncology Centre, The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

    Cytoreduction and HIPEC in the treatment of peritoneal disease from appendiceal and colorectal tumours

  • Professor Noel Clarke: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Professor Noel Clarke
    The Christie and Salford Royal Hospitals, Manchester UK

    Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes Through Cancer Trials

  • Dr Qamar Ghafoor: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Dr Qamar Ghafoor
    University Hospital Birmingham

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