A Quick Guide to the Patrons of CANCERactive

Patrons of CANCERactive. To read more about them click on their picture.

Powles Professor Trevor Powles, CBE, Former head of Breast Cancer at The Royal Marsden; now at Parkside Oncology Centre, Wimbledon with breast cancer still as his clinical interest.
Karol Sikora Professor Karol Sikora, Medical Director of CancerPartnersUK and honorary Consultant Oncologist at Hammersmith Hospital, London and was visiting professor at Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London until 2004.
Leifert Professor Carlo Leifert, Professor for Ecological Agriculture, University of Newcastle. Specialist in child cancers.
Dr Philippa D Darbre Dr Philippa D Darbre, Senior Lecturer in Oncology, The University of Reading. Primary field is toxic causes of cancer.
Martin Shaw Ive been involved with health and healing issues for nearly forty years. Every word of Chriss book rang true and Im convinced that the ideas in it are a powerful and effective way to optimum health. Anyone suffering from ill health or disease will find it a life enhancing experience.
Janice Day, a writer-performer who passionately believes in the patients right to informed choices. Despite refusing all chemical treatments Janice has survived breast cancer for twelve years and her comedy memoir GETTING IT OFF MY CHEST, (click here to read a review) coming out this summer (2009), explores her remarkable journey as she lost a breast and gained a life.
Janey Lee Grace is a co-presenter of Steve Wright in the Afternoon on Radio 2. She is passionate about health and well being and is the author of a series of books under the title "Imperfectly Natural". Janey also runs a web site with a thriving forum on holistic living www.imperfectlynatural.com
Jessica Richards With the help of alternative cancer specialists, Jessica Richards, Leadership Development Specialist and author of "The Topic Of Cancer" has all but completely recovered from cancer.
John Bercow MP is the MP for Buckingham and the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Judy Evans Judy Evans ND has been an advocate of natural progesterone therapy and has been researching it since 1996. Judy is a naturopath and medical herbalist with her own clinic  in Somerset.
Dr Andrew Tresidder Dr Andrew Tresidder, West Country GP with the philosophy to provide the best orthodox medicine to his patients and to use complementary approaches where appropriate.
Dr Diane Keith, GP with interest in complementary therapies.
Geoffrey Boycott Geoffrey & Rachael Boycott, Former England Cricketer, now commentator and his wife who helped him through his battle with cancer.
Will Champion, Drummer of the highly successful rock band, Coldplay. Coldplays album Parachutes is dedicated to Wills mother Sara, who lost her battle with cancer just before its debut.
Daniel Field, A hair and skin product formulator who has researched the use of safer, purer ingredients and renowned for his low and no toxin approach to hair colouring and hair care. Daniel has been touched by cancer many times in his life and at 38,was diagnosed with cancer of the Sigmoid Colon which was treated holistically, (spiritual healing) and experienced spontaneous remission.
John Millward commenced nonpracticing as a GP in 1962 and continued for 30 years before opening his own clinic for complementary medicine and allergies in 1995. Former mayor of Bournemouth. Sadly now deceased.
Clare-Green Vivien Clere Green, A Natural Health Consultant for the last 7 years she has run a practice in Henley-on-Thames and before that for 16 years in London.
Mr Nicky Henson, British actor who has conquered stomach and colon cancer.
Gloria Hunniford, Radio and TV personality. Lost her daughter Caron Keating to cancer in 2004.
Iolande Jackson has run her own Estate Planning and Wealth Management business for the past 27 years. helped her husband through kidney cancer.
Jensen Mr David Jenson, TV and radio personality.
Madeleine Kingsley (MA Cantab) is a journalist and Relate counsellor with a special interest in advocacy for those who are young, vulnerable and troubled.
Barbara Cox is a highly regarded nutritionist, health article author and business woman. She became passionate about the importance of eating healthy during a ten-year stay in Japan, a country renowned for its low levels of obesity, cancer and heart disease. On her return to the UK, Barbara founded Nutrichef, a company that produces high quality healthy meals and delivers them to customers’ homes. Through her consultations with Nutrichef customers across the UK, Barbara advises people with a range of concerns, including people wishing to lose weight, athletes training for sport events, people suffering from serious illnesses like cancer or people who simply want to know what it means to eat healthily. 



In 2008, Barbara was awarded the National Title of Entrepreneur of the Year by the British Chambers of Commerce. She is a former Canadian national junior skating champion, a contributor to the books Fit for Motorsport, Kitchen Table Tycoon and the nutrition chapters in Teach Yourself Aromatherapy



In Barbara’s spare time, she has written articles for ICON magazine since 2006 and is very honoured to become a Patron of CANCERactive.


 
   Ken and Eileen Cannon, Ken and Eileen were moved to set up their own charity, Mile Walk Fundraisers, to provide comforts for patients in cancer Clatterbridge Oncology unit when their own experiences, particularly with their son, showed that there was a need for a more human approach to treatment.
Jan de Vries Jan de Vries is a man who has been synonymous with expert complementary healthcare for over 40 years, both in the UK and abroad. He has 7 clinics, 5 health and diet centres plus 3 affiliated clinics in the UK offering osteopathy to acupuncture, herbal medicine to homeopathy and massage. Sadly now deceased.
Diane Yeo, Former CEO and driving force in the teenage cancer charity Sargent Cancer Care.
  Dr Patrick Kingsley will be doing a series of articles for us

click here to read this first one.  Sadly now deceased.






 
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