Teenage cancer survival ‘on the up’ in England, report finds

17 Jan

But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.

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Rebecca Henderson: Transplant hope for rucksack heart woman

15 Jan

Scans show Rebecca Henderson has been clear of cancer for a year and is now eligible for a donor heart.

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Breast cancer risk test ‘game changer’

15 Jan

GPs would use the online calculator to tell women their risk of getting breast cancer, say scientists.

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Student makes bucket list after cancer diagnosis

15 Jan

Laura Nuttall had just started university when a routine eye test discovered several brain tumours.

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Life-extending drug Perjeta approved for secondary breast cancer

14 Jan

The drug can prolong the lives of incurable breast cancer patients by up to 16 months.

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Royal Marsden’s leading cancer expert Martin Gore dies

11 Jan

The Royal Marsden’s Martin Gore is called an “inspiration” after his death at the age of 67.

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Love Island’s Chris Hughes says brother has testicular cancer

9 Jan

Chris Hughes says his brother found a lump after he had a live examination on This Morning.

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