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Li, Christie patient

“The extra care we received from complementary health and wellbeing made the biggest difference to our experience… [it] provided the mental wellbeing to see us through this difficult time.”
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Peter Hinds, Christie patient on his 50th birthday.

Peter Hinds, Christie patient

“Everyone I’ve met at The Christie has been so positive. I owe my life to them.”

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Susan Briggs, Christie patient

“We’ve got to think of the future. The 4D CT scanner is going to help people, it’s going to provide better quality treatments.”

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Tony Collier, Christie patient and fundraiser

"I hope that my contribution has contributed to furthering the research that will one day help to eradicate this insidious disease."

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Henry ‘H’ Pridding, Christie patient

"With the help of everyone at The Christie, the doctors, nurses, smoking cessation team and radiographers, I’ve been able to quit smoking."

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Lydia Greenwood, former Christie patient

"It felt great to be able to share my story on national radio and discuss body image issues and cancer."

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Julie Scates, Christie patient

"My family have seen firsthand the care I receive when I'm at The Christie and can reassure everyone else that I'm in great hands."

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Derrick Evans, Christie patient

“Without doubt, complementary therapy saved my life - I'm convinced I would’ve otherwise refused chemotherapy."

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Christie patient and broadcaster Laura May Mcmullan

Laura May Mcmullan, Christie patient

“I don’t think people realise how dangerous melanoma can be… but what’s changed in the last 5 years is nothing short of a revolution in treatment.”

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