Age-related leukaemia cases may soar

by Jones on February 27, 2015

It is “almost inevitable” that your blood will take the foremost steps towards leukaemia as you age, research staff show.
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The blind breast cancer detectors

by Jones on February 23, 2015

The blind breast cancer detectors who may save lives
BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: Lung cancer breath test trialled

February 14, 2015

Scientists in Cambridge have developed a revolutionary device that may be used to detect lung cancer on a person’s breath. BBC News – Health

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HRT ‘increases ovarian cancer risk’

February 13, 2015

Taking hormone replacement therapy for even short periods of time can increase the chances of ovarian cancer, a study demonstrates. BBC News – Health

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Rejected cancer drug ‘extends life’

February 5, 2015

The drug abiraterone can add four months to the lives of male adults with advanced prostate cancer if given before chemotherapy, evidence suggests. BBC News – Health

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Blood test hope for bowel cancer

February 5, 2015

Scientists in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic have developed a simple blood test that may detect bowel cancer at the earliest possible stage. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: Peru doctors test portable cancer pen

January 21, 2015

Doctors in Peru are testing a portable device that can treat adult females at chances of cervical cancer – before the cancer develops. BBC News – Health

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Women’s lung cancer rates rocket

January 6, 2015

The number of adult females in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer sees a 35% rise over a decade. BBC News – Health

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Painkillers ‘cut skin cancer risk’

December 19, 2014

Regularly taking painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen may assist guard against some forms of skin cancer, study suggests. BBC News – Health

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NHS leukaemia drug watchdog ‘U-turn’

December 2, 2014

A U-turn by health watchdogs means leukaemia patients in Wales and England will get NHS access to a new cancer drug trialled in Cardiff. BBC News – Health

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