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Ovarian cancer and the ROCA Test

Ovarian cancer and the ROCA Test

Angelina Jolie is the woman who can be credited for single-handedly doing more to raise awareness about ovarian cancer than anyone else; it never made national news headlines until she shared her personal experiences. As a carrier of a faulty version of BRCA1 gene,...

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In memory of Michael Deaves and my IRA scoop

In memory of Michael Deaves and my IRA scoop

I was saddened to read that my former Cambridge News colleague Michael Deaves has died. When I first started at the News, Michael appeared rather a daunting and aloof figure, he was the paper's university correspondent. His sister sums him up nicely by saying: "He had...

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A literary lunch with The Shop Girls and Sandra Howard

A literary lunch with The Shop Girls and Sandra Howard

I never imagined ten years ago when I first met the gorgeous Sandra Howard during my role as the Conservative Party's Eastern Region Press Officer during the 2005 general election when her husband Micheal was the Tory party leader that I would one day be sharing a...

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Where are the world’s best osteomyelitis experts?

Where are the world’s best osteomyelitis experts?

Where are the world's best osteomyelitis experts? I ask this because my son David has suffered from chronic osteomyelitis in his left mandible, his jaw, for more than 11 years. It all started from an abscess in the root of a tooth, and has plagued him for half of his...

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The Shop Girls launch at Heffers makes history

The Shop Girls launch at Heffers makes history

I have been on cloud nine since the launch of The Shop Girls in Heffers fabulous bookstore, Cambridge earlier this week. The launch was a sell-0ut, with tickets being snapped up six weeks before the event, even before I had secured some for my family, and my editor...

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Good luck Heidi Allen

I am thrilled to hear the news that Heidi Allen has been shortlisted - one of four all-female candidates - as Andrew Lansley's successor to be the next Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Cambridgeshire. Heidi wooed and won support from party members at...

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