Global Cancer News

Breast cancer survival not affected by faulty BRCA genes

Anne Li Breast cancer survival was the same in young women with and without faulty BRCA genes, according to a new study. It suggests that although women diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age…

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‘What is cancer?’: Our answer to 2017’s most Googled health question

Anne Li With more information at our fingertips today than our brains can possibly process, it’s no surprise that many of us consult “Dr Google” about our ailments. And according to experts from Google, the…

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Cancer patients shouldn’t be harmed by NHS staff shortages

Anne Li A leaked memo to staff at Churchill Hospital in Oxford hit headlines yesterday. Worryingly, it suggested that chemotherapy treatment could be delayed for cancer patients, and some who are terminally ill may face…

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7 in 10 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study suggests

Anne Li New UK research has suggested that more than two-thirds of people who try a cigarette become daily smokers at some point in their lives. Based on survey results from 4 different countries –…

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Tesco unveils new partnership to deliver Little Helps for healthier living

Anne Li Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle the nation’s biggest health challenges. The partnership, “Little helps for healthier living”, will…

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