Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

by Jones on August 31, 2014

Sunbed users are still at chances of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.
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Prostate drug ruling ‘a fiasco’

by Jones on August 15, 2014

Patients say a decision by the NHS in England to reject a treatment for male adults with prostate cancer is a “fiasco”.
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VIDEO: Breast cancer drug ‘too expensive’

August 8, 2014

A pioneering new breast cancer treatment called Kadcyla will not be routinely available in England, the NHS drugs advisory body NICE is proposing. BBC News – Health

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NHS says no to breast cancer drug

August 8, 2014

A pioneering new breast cancer treatment will not be routinely available on the NHS in England, the official drugs advisory body is proposing. BBC News – Health

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Bedtime light ‘may stop cancer drug’

July 25, 2014

Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US study. BBC News – Health

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One-shot cancer therapy gets NHS nod

July 25, 2014

A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS. BBC News – Health

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Leukaemia test developed in Cardiff

July 8, 2014

A test which predicts the prognosis for patients with one of the most common forms of chronic leukaemia has been developed at Cardiff University. BBC News – Health

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Skin and liver cancer up in England

June 19, 2014

The number of cases of skin cancer increased by 78%, and liver cancer by 70%, in male adults between 2003 and 2012, official figures show. BBC News – Health

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Activity aids breast cancer survival

June 9, 2014

Exercise can aid recovery after breast cancer but many adult females are not active enough, a study suggests. BBC News – Health

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Skin cancer trial results ‘exciting’

June 3, 2014

The results of two international trials against advanced skin cancer have been hailed as “exciting and striking” by cancer specialists. BBC News – Health

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