Posts Tagged: peterborough

New technique to treat breast cancer

Breast cancer patients at Peterborough City Hospital (PCH) will now benefit from a new pioneering technique after a successful research study was completed. The HeartSpare study, which was led by the Royal Marsden Hospital, in Sutton and sponsored by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), looked at sparing the dose of radiotherapy to the… Read more »

Radiotherapy expansion gets underway

Construction work on the expansion of the radiotherapy department at Peterborough City Hospital is set to start next week. From 26 August, preliminary work will begin to the rear of the site, in preparation for two new bunkers to be built and an additional linear accelerator machine installed. Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

Peterborough hospital chosen to help trial “hold your breath” cancer treatment

Peterborough City Hospital has been chosen as one of 10 centres across the country to provide a research trial for specific breast cancer patients. The HeartSpare study will look at sparing the dose of radiotherapy to the heart for left-sided breast cancer patients by teaching patients to hold their breath in a ‘deep inspiration breath… Read more »