‘No fertility help for cancer young’

by Jones on November 21, 2014

Young adult females with breast cancer are not being told about the chances of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of possiblely damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care.
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Use ‘old drugs’ to treat cancer call

by Jones on November 6, 2014

Fatal cases of breast cancer may be avoided if a bill to repurpose existing drugs wins government support, Breast Cancer Campaign says.
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VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

October 23, 2014

Former Dr Feelgreat guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012. BBC News – Health

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New ovarian cancer test developed

October 16, 2014

A new test has been developed that may assist doctors identify ovarian cancer more precisely and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery. BBC News – Health

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GPs missing signs for lung cancer

October 14, 2014

Doctors in Britain are “missing opportunities” to spot lung cancer at an early stage, meaning one in three people with the disease dies within 90 days of diagnosis, study suggests. BBC News – Health

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NHS ruling on new breast cancer drug

October 13, 2014

adult females in Scotland with a distinct kind of terminal breast cancer are to find out whether they will get a pioneering treatment through the NHS. BBC News – Health

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AUDIO: Cancer victim gives to hospital that failed her

October 1, 2014

A cervical cancer victim has donated thousands of pounds to the hospital that failed to spot her disease. BBC News – Health

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Cancer gene test ‘would save lives’

October 1, 2014

Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher chances of cancer, say UK study staff. BBC News – Health

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Skirt size ‘can flag up cancer risk’

September 25, 2014

Going up multiple skirt sizes in midlife may be a warning sign of increased breast cancer risk, study suggests. BBC News – Health

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Cancer test ‘Jolie effect’ found

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. BBC News – Health

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