How often is prostate cancer misdiagnosed?

by Jones on April 11, 2014

The headline is worrying: “half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed”.
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Half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed

by Jones on April 11, 2014

Prostate cancer tests, which predict how aggressive a tumour is, underestimate the severity of the disease in half of cases, scientists say.
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Lung cancer survival rates ‘poor’

April 4, 2014

Half of people with lung cancer die within six months of diagnosis, says a report from Macmillan Cancer Support which looked at cancer survival rates. BBC News – Health

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AUDIO: GP questions breast cancer self checks

April 2, 2014

Glasgow GP Margaret McCartney and Kris Hallenga from the charity CoppaFeel discuss whether it is assistful for adult females to check their breasts for signs of cancer. BBC News – Health

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‘Step forward’ in skin cancer fight

March 30, 2014

Scientists say they have taken a step forward in understanding why some people are at greater chances of skin cancer because of their family history. BBC News – Health

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Hopes after cancer ‘breakthrough’

March 28, 2014

adult females who are at high chances of developing breast and ovarian cancer may benefit from a indicative breakthrough discovery discovery by study staff in Northern Ireland. BBC News – Health

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Call for change to breast screening

March 22, 2014

Almost one-third of adult females are at a higher chances of developing breast cancer and should be screened more than once every three years, a study says. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: The beauty of scars

March 13, 2014

Model veterans of breast cancer and war BBC News – Health

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Exercise advised for cancer swelling

March 12, 2014

adult females who suffer swelling following breast cancer treatment should be encouraged to exercise, according to experts. BBC News – Health

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New lung cancer drugs trials start

March 11, 2014

A new clinical drugs trial is being coordinated by experts in Cardiff to try to assist people with lung cancer. BBC News – Health

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