Our patient stories

We believe patients can be our teachers and trusted advisers, benefiting from their unique experiences.

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Doug’s story – A follow up 10 months post treatment on the MRIdian for prostate cancer

Doug was the first GenesisCare patient to undergo ground-breaking radiotherapy treatment on the MRIdian MR Linac. We catch up with…

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Ruth’s story – how deep inspiration breath hold helped during treatment

With a background in medical management, Ruth is a consultant for start-up medical practices and has a comprehensive healthcare knowledge…

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David’s story – skin cancer discovery and radiotherapy

In May 2020, David became aware of a small patch of yellow skin on the tip of his nose. He…

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Paul’s Story – 177Lutetium PSMA therapy for advanced prostate cancer

Paul Tinkler from West Cambridge is a retired businessman, who at 78, is married with three children and nine grandchildren.…

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Laurence’s story – Treatment for recurrent prostate cancer on the MRIdian MR Linac

Laurence, a consultant engineer, property developer and amateur architect is married with three children and five grandchildren. In 2004 Laurence…

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Peter’s story – Radiotherapy for prostate cancer on the MRIdian MR Linac

Peter was diagnosed with prostate cancer in November 2019 following a visit to his GP, prompted by the fact he…

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Angela’s story – breast cancer and preventative surface-guided radiotherapy

Angela, who is 59-years-old and from Coventry, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2020 following a routine mammogram. In…

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Mary’s story – treatment for liver cancer on the MRIdian MR Linac

64-year-old Mary from Staffordshire was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in 2014 and had been treated with surgery, conventional radiotherapy…

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John’s story – impressions of GenesisCare during lung cancer treatment

John was referred to GenesisCare by a friend who is an employee. John tells of his great experience of being…

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Andrea’s story – GenesisCare helps dispel fears and worries during treatment

Andrea tells us about her experience of being diagnosed with cancer and her journey through being treated at GenesisCare, explaining…

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Martin’s story – prostate cancer radiotherapy at GenesisCare in Newmarket

Martin is local to the Newmarket centre and had driven past GensisCare multiple times before he got referred for radiotherapy…

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Sarah’s story – breast cancer diagnosis and the environment GenesisCare creates

Sarah received radiotherapy and chemotherapy at GenesisCare in Newmarket and tells of her experience of having a ‘chemotherapy’ party and…

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Philip’s story – what to expect when having a PET/CT scan

Philip explains about what he experienced on his PET/CT diagnostic scan appointment to prepare for his treatment. If you’d like…

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Lee’s story – experience of breast cancer radiotherapy treatment

Lee shares her experience of having breast cancer and receiving radiotherapy at GenesisCare and tells her advice on what to…

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Paula’s story – friendships formed and the experience of exercise medicine

Paula tells about her breast cancer ‘beast’ and experience of the Exercise Clinic introduced her to new friends that formed…

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Tracey’s story – How exercise medicine helped improve her confidence and mental health

The Exercise Clinic helped Tracey with her mental health and wellbeing. Tracey tells about her friendships formed through the Exercise…

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Caroline’s story – early detection and treatment of breast cancer at GenesisCare

After finding a lump in her breast Caroline was referred to the Breast Clinic and having caught her cancer early…

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Jeana’s story – Chemotherapy and well being services at GenesisCare

Having lost her appetite and generally not feeling well Jeana went to her Doctor who sent her for blood tests.…

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Michael’s story – prostate cancer treatment journey at GenesisCare

Michael was concerned when his libido dropped and went to see his GP for a blood test. Michaels PSA was…

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Michelle’s story – bonds and friendships found during chemotherapy

After learning that her birth mother had died of ovarian cancer and knowing she was at high risk of developing…

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Anniliese’s story – how GenesisCare helped ease any worries

Anneliese was diagnosed with breast cancer and was referred by her oncologist to GenesisCare. Anneliese talks about taking advantage of…

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Ian’s story – prostate cancer radiotherapy at GenesisCare

After loosing a colleague to prostate cancer Ian asked his GP for a PSA blood test. Three days later he…

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