Cancer drugs could help Nikki’s blood vessel disorder

20 Feb

Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.

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Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

20 Feb

Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.

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What you need to know about bread

16 Feb

Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer – so should we be worried about eating bread?

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Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters

15 Feb

Many cases of seemingly sporadic ovarian cancer might actually be inherited from paternal genes.

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Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

15 Feb

French researchers studied effects of highly-processed foods, such as cakes, bread and chicken nuggets.

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‘Punished for a crime I hadn’t committed’

14 Feb

Joanna is one of at least 9,000 non-smokers in the UK diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

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Non-smoker’s lung cancer

13 Feb

BBC legal correspondent, Clive Coleman, says his sister’s diagnosis came too late to save her.

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