Bowel cancers ‘spotted too late’

by Jones on April 22, 2015

Thousands of people in England are dying from bowel cancer because their disease is not being spotted early enough, warns a charity.
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Breath test for stomach cancer risk

by Jones on April 14, 2015

A simple breath test may help predict whether people with gut problems are at high chances of developing stomach cancer, a small study suggests.
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Breast cancer risk test devised

April 9, 2015

Scientists have predicted the odds of adult females developing breast cancer by looking for tiny DNA errors in 77 genes. BBC News – Health

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VIDEO: Skin cancer spike ‘from 60s holidays’

April 6, 2015

A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s is partly behind the “worrying rise” in skin cancers in pensioners, Cancer study UK suggests. BBC News – Health

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Fitness linked to lower cancer risk

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. BBC News – Health

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Frankie the dog ‘sniffs out cancer’

March 8, 2015

A canine has been used to sniff out thyroid cancer in people who had not yet been diagnosed, US study staff report. BBC News – Health

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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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