NHS bosses look to overhaul cancer screening

15 Nov

The announcement comes the day after an “appalling” cervical-screening blunder hits more than 40,000 women.

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Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

12 Nov

A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancer gets clogged by fat and stops working, findings suggest.

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Cancer treatment patients get beauty workshops

12 Nov

Beauticians are giving cancer patients free workshops to help with the side effects of treatment.

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Lynette Mchendry ‘asked to sign cancer death warrant’

12 Nov

Lynette Mchendry is one of 100,000 NI claimants being reassessed for disability or illness benefits.

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Michelle Keegan vlogs about her cervical cancer screening

11 Nov

The Our Girl star admits putting off cervical cancer screening but tells women it was not painful.

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‘Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk

6 Nov

Body clocks affect sleep, mood and general health – now researchers say they may also indicate cancer risks.

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Glowing chemical ‘could aid brain cancer surgery’

4 Nov

A chemical that makes brain tumours glow could help surgeons safely remove brain cancer, a study suggests.

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