Cancer test ‘Jolie effect’ found

by Jones on September 19, 2014

Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.
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Green light for new skin cancer drug

by Jones on September 18, 2014

A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.
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Call for lung cancer screening in UK

September 11, 2014

Delays bringing in scan’s for lung cancer in the UK may cost tens of thousands of lives, warns a well-known cancer expert. BBC News – Health

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Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

September 2, 2014

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show. BBC News – Health

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Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

August 31, 2014

Sunbed users are still at chances of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University. BBC News – Health

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Prostate drug ruling ‘a fiasco’

August 15, 2014

Patients say a decision by the NHS in England to reject a treatment for male adults with prostate cancer is a “fiasco”. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: Breast cancer drug ‘too expensive’

August 8, 2014

A pioneering new breast cancer treatment called Kadcyla will not be routinely available in England, the NHS drugs advisory body NICE is proposing. BBC News – Health

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NHS says no to breast cancer drug

August 8, 2014

A pioneering new breast cancer treatment will not be routinely available on the NHS in England, the official drugs advisory body is proposing. BBC News – Health

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Bedtime light ‘may stop cancer drug’

July 25, 2014

Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US study. BBC News – Health

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One-shot cancer therapy gets NHS nod

July 25, 2014

A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS. BBC News – Health

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