Fitness linked to lower cancer risk

by Jones on March 27, 2015

Very fit male adults in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA Oncology suggests.
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Frankie the dog ‘sniffs out cancer’

by Jones on March 8, 2015

A canine has been used to sniff out thyroid cancer in people who had not yet been diagnosed, US research staff report.
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Age-related leukaemia cases may soar

February 27, 2015

It is “almost inevitable” that your blood will take the foremost steps towards leukaemia as you age, study staff show. BBC News – Health

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The blind breast cancer detectors

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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