Tag Archives: cancer

Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

22 Aug

The payout – to a woman who developed ovarian cancer – is the largest award so far against the firm.

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‘Healthy people get lung cancer too’

21 Aug

Vicky Veness shared a photo of herself looking healthy that was taken just hours before she was diagnosed.

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Bowel cancer test: ‘No health minister’ means NI people must wait

16 Aug

A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.

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Medevac E.coli woman Caroline Hope dies in hospital

14 Aug

Teacher Caroline Hope became infected while receiving cancer treatment in Turkey.

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Breast cancer helpline founder paid herself £31k

14 Aug

Wendy Watson MBE has resigned as a trustee of National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline.

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UK South Asian women ‘hiding cancer because of stigma’

8 Aug

Women are hiding chemotherapy from family, experts warn, while others are seeking treatment too late.

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AI v cancer

1 Aug

Artificial intelligence helping human scientists is promising to slash development times for new drugs.

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