Awareness

8 Tips to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The risk of breast cancer increases as women grow older. Men are also susceptible to breast cancer, so all adults should be proactive. Although incidences of breast cancer are lower in East Asia than in other regions, the rate of breast cancer incidence in…...

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Read about this week News Digest’s cancer research breakthrough headlines including National screening programs, a new drug for aggressive childhood brain cancer, HPV vaccination in Rwanda, and more. Original article at: https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2019/05/11/news-digest-nhs-staff-shortages-hpv-vaccine-in-rwanda-prostate-cancer-guidelines-and-sunscreen-chemicals/...

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£6 million fund to boost number of Scots doctors involved in cancer research

Scottish science is set to receive a multimillion-pound boost to transform training for doctors who undertake cancer research – and help retain women scientists in the field. “If we’re to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured, we need all our doctors and scientists to be able to reach…...

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Less chemotherapy better for older or frail patients with advanced stomach and oesophageal cancers

Less chemotherapy is as effective at controlling disease for elderly or frail patients with advanced cancer of the stomach or oesophagus (food pipe), and leads to fewer side effects such as diarrhoea and lethargy. These are the results of a Cancer Research UK funded study, presented prior to the ASCO…...

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Transgender women have increased risk of breast cancer compared to cisgender men

Transgender women undergoing hormone treatment have an increased risk of breast cancer compared to cisgender men, new research suggests. According to a study carried out by researchers from the University Medical Centre in Amsterdam, trans women (individuals assigned male sex at birth who identify as women) are around 47 times more likely…...

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World Cancer Day 2016

The global cancer epidemic is huge and is set to rise. Currently 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which 4 million are premature deaths (aged 30 to 69 years). Cancer must be stopped now! And you can join us and partners around the world to…...

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HPV vaccine is safe and reduces cell changes that can become cancer

Anne Li A vaccine designed to prevent cervical cancer is safe and effective in reducing cell changes that can become cancerous, a new review has confirmed. The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine reduces precancerous changes and doesn’t cause serious side effects, according to one of the largest reviews to date.…...

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: How research is tackling the deadly legacy of asbestos

Anne Li                                                                                    September 30th, 2017         …...

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Children share their experiences of cancer to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Anne Li                                                                                     September 16th, 2017      …...

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: 9 top questions answered

Anne Li                                                                                     September 16th, 2017      …...

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