VIDEO: Peru doctors test portable cancer pen

by Jones on 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.
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Women’s lung cancer rates rocket

by Jones on January 6, 2015

The number of adult females in Wales being diagnosed with lung cancer sees a 35% rise over a decade.
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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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‘Screen more’ for cancer risk genes

December 1, 2014

More people in high risk groups should be screened for breast cancer risk genes, say British study staff. BBC News – Health

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‘Exciting’ bladder cancer drug trial

November 27, 2014

A trial to assist the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing “exciting” results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients. BBC News – Health

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‘No fertility help for cancer young’

November 21, 2014

Young adult females with breast cancer are not being told about the chances of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of possiblely damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care. BBC News – Health

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Use ‘old drugs’ to treat cancer call

November 6, 2014

Fatal cases of breast cancer may be avoided if a bill to repurpose existing drugs wins government support, Breast Cancer Campaign says. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

October 23, 2014

Former Dr Feelgreat guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012. BBC News – Health

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New ovarian cancer test developed

October 16, 2014

A new test has been developed that may assist doctors identify ovarian cancer more precisely and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery. BBC News – Health

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