Targeted treatment for melanoma to be free on NHS

17 Sep

Trials showed the risk of the cancer returning after surgery was reduced with the therapy.

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Pathologists shortage ‘delaying cancer diagnosis’

16 Sep

Severe staff shortages are affecting services vital to diagnosing cancer, according to a report.

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Crowdfunded cancer treatments – do they work?

14 Sep

Experts are concerned vulnerable patients are being exploited.

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Cancer waiting times ‘at worst level ever’ in England

13 Sep

The key 62-day target for treatment to start has not been hit since December 2015 in England.

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Cancers ‘rising around the world’

12 Sep

One in five men and one in six women will get cancer in their lifetime, a global report suggests.

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Breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O’Riordan unveils statue of herself

11 Sep

“Brave and bold” breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O’Riordan unveils a statue of herself.

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Mark Lawrenson’s cancer diagnosis and other TV stars ‘saved’ by viewers

10 Sep

Football pundit Mark Lawrenson is not the first celebrity to have his illness diagnosed on screen.

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