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Saving Donna’s sight
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Saving Donna’s sight

Doctors warned 50-year-old Donna Mackenzie that it could take at least one year’s wait to get cataract surgery on the NHS – putting her at risk of losing her sight completely.

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Close shave for charity

Oban volunteer coastguard Iain Mackinnon started his beard-growing challenge from a short trim back in October and just before he had it shaved off last week in aid of cancer Research UK – the longest hair was measuring at least four inches long.

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More home time hopes for brave tot

Matthew Innes’s next cancer treatment in the New Year means he should be able to spend more time in Appin, rather than in a Glagow hospital miles away from home

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Adrian’s legacy shines a light on pancreatic cancer

With nearly 1,000 people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in Scotland each year and more than half of those with the disease dying within three months of diagnosis, Adrian Beard was determined to help change that statistic by raising awareness and funds for research