Friday 25 September 2015
Chill-out zone for teenagers opens at Leeds Cancer Centre
A brand new ‘chill-out zone’ for young patients was unveiled yesterday at the Leeds Cancer Centre.
The dedicated space in the Bexley Wing at St James’s Hospital is for people aged between 13 – 25 years old from across the region who are primarily undergoing radiotherapy treatment for cancer.
Offering a quiet area for patients to ‘get away and relax’, the zone...
Friday 31 July 2015
New Maggie's Centre at St James's University Hospital gets planning consent
Maggie’s, the charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, has been granted planning permission to build a new Maggie’s...
Friday 8 May 2015
UK first for LTHT as specialists use hi-tech nanoknife treatment to kill kidney tumour
A pioneering procedure has been carried out in the Leeds Cancer Centre at St James’s University Hospital using a hi-tech ‘nanoknife’ technology to destroy cancer cells using pulses of high...
Thursday 30 April 2015
Top research accolade for Leeds children's cancer consultant
Congratulations to paediatric cancer consultant Dr Bob Phillips, from Leeds Children's Hospital, who has been named the SPARKS Young Investigator of the Year for his tireless child and adolescent research work.
Wednesday 8 April 2015
LTHT pioneers 'heat and ice' treatment for kidney cancer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals is leading the way in using a pioneering treatment for cancer by using ‘heat and ice’ to kill tumours.
Interventional Oncology (IO) uses heat and ice to destroy...