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£2000 Donation in Memory of Shaun Merry

PLANETS very gratefully received a cheque for £2000 last week from Shaun Merry’s family. Shaun, a NET patient, sadly passed away in October 2018 aged 54 years. Initially treated by another hospital, Shaun’s Mum Veronica told us that they were very grat …

Pioneering ‘chemo bath’ treatment for liver cancer improves survival

A revolutionary treatment for liver cancer which works by isolating the organ from the rest of the body and ‘bathing’ it in chemotherapy is effective in almost 90 per cent of patients, greatly improving survival rates.   The procedure, pioneered i …

Steve Walklate to Complete Final Stretch of 630-mile Walk to Honour Late Wife and Surgeon Neil Pearce

  A Southampton man is set to complete the final 55 miles of a 630-mile coastal walk he began with his late wife in 2015 as a tribute to her – and to honour the surgeon who trebled her length of survival from cancer against the odds. Steve Walklat …

PLANETS Receive £500 Donation

  Thank you to John Ford for his generous donation of £500 to PLANETS.   We were lucky enough to meet John’s lovely wife Karen (pictured with John ready for our Great Gatsby Ball) after she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer having subseque …

PLANETS Receive £10,000 Grant from The Hospital Saturday Fund

Thank you to John Greenwood, Trustee of the The Hospital Saturday Fund, for visiting us on Monday and bringing this incredible grant of £10,000 to support our IORT (Intra Operative Radiotherapy) machine. This will enable us to continue delivering this …

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