Breast cancer surgeon who got breast cancer

23 Apr

Liz O’Riordan had to stop working as a breast cancer surgeon because of her own cancer. How did she move on?

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A rasher of bacon ‘ups cancer risk’

17 Apr

Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.

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Swansea boy’s ‘neck pain’ was rare throat cancer

16 Apr

Eight-year-old McKenzie John, from Swansea, is due to undergo proton beam therapy next month.

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‘Dismantling cancer’ reveals weak spots

10 Apr

Research has thrown up 600 new cancer vulnerabilities and each could be the target of a drug.

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‘My bowel cancer was missed because I’m young’

10 Apr

Linzi Page thinks her bowel cancer was missed because doctors do not expect people under 50 to get the disease.

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Jeremy Bowen thanked for bowel cancer ‘bounce’

8 Apr

Thousands more people visited the NHS website after he talked about his diagnosis on TV.

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Spying on cell eating habits ‘may help cancer diagnosis’

8 Apr

Edinburgh scientists set up an experiment using transparent fish embryos which enable them to watch cell-eating habits.

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