Canser yr Ysgyfaint yng Ngorllewin Cymru – Yr hyn sydd angen i chi ei wybod

CANSER yr ysgyfaint yw'r canser mwyaf cyffredin yn y byd a dyma'r achos mwyaf cyffredin o farwolaeth canser yn y DU mewn dynion a menywod, ac i ferched yn benodol mae hyn ar gynnydd. Yn y DU yn unig, mae 44,000 o achosion newydd yn cael eu diagnosio bob blwyddyn. Mae'n fwy cyffredin mewn ysmygwyr ond nid yw 1 person mewn 8 ohonynt erioed wedi ysmygu. Mae ysmygu yn gyfrifol am 90% o achosion canser mewn dynion a 78% o achosion mewn menywod. Mae canfod canser yr ysgyfaint yn gynnar yn gwella'r...

What you need to know about lung cancer in West Wales

LUNG cancer is the most common cancer in the world and is the most common cause of cancer death in the UK for both men and women and for women specifically this is on the increase. In the UK alone 44,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. It is more common in smokers but 1 person in 8 have never smoked. Smoking is responsible for 90% of cancer cases in men and 78% of cases in women. Finding lung cancer early improves the chances of cure, but only 17% are found early.  70% of patients...

First joined-up cancer services plan for South West Wales

Health leaders in South West Wales are unveiling the first custom-made cancer services plan for people across the entire region.

ABM and Hywel Dda university health boards, with Swansea University, have designed an integrated and strategic way forward for non-surgical cancer services for the region’s million people over the next decade.

It covers all aspects of cancer services - apart from surgery - from the provision of oncology, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments to emotional...

Llanelli ‘Singathon’ raises over £1,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care

Tenovus Cancer Care would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all those who took part, volunteered, donated or came to watch the annual ‘Singathon’ in the St Elli Shopping Centre, helping them to raise over £1,000 for a second year in a row.

Saturday shoppers were entertained by local talents including Llanelli Community Wind Band, Kidwelly Festival Choir, Côr Curiad, Carmarthen Ukulele’s, Creaky Bottom Boys, Silver Swing, The...