Female lung cancer cases top 20,000

by Jones on July 1, 2015

Cases of lung cancer in adult females have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the foremost time since records began.
BBC News – Health

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Athletes urge cancer ‘fear factor’

by Jones on June 15, 2015

Why black athletes are making clear prostate cancer risk
BBC News – Health

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Cervical cancer ‘affects older women’

June 15, 2015

There is a perception that cervical cancer is a young woman’s disease, but half of deaths occur in adult females over 65, a British Medical Journal report says. BBC News – Health

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Lung cancer therapy is ‘milestone’

May 30, 2015

A lung cancer therapy can more than double life span in some patients, a major trial demonstrates. BBC News – Health

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Teen obesity ‘link to bowel cancer’

May 26, 2015

Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater chances of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests. BBC News – Health

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Cancer fund reprieves only one drug

May 22, 2015

The Cancer Drugs Fund in England will continue to pay for a stomach cancer drug after an appeal by the manufacturer. BBC News – Health

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Family breast cancer ‘as treatable’

May 20, 2015

If someone has been diagnosed with breast cancer, having a strong family history of the condition does not worsen their prognosis, as said by study staff. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: ‘Prostate cancer drug extended my life’

May 14, 2015

Early treatment with a chemotherapy drug, Docetaxel, extends the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major study demonstrates. BBC News – Health

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Prostate cancer drug ‘extends lives’

May 14, 2015

A chemotherapy drug can extend the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major “game-changing” study demonstrates. BBC News – Health

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Ovarian cancer blood test ‘boost’

May 5, 2015

A 14-year UK trial of regular blood tests demonstrates such success in early detection of ovarian cancer that it may lead to a national scan’s programme. BBC News – Health

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