News Former radio presenter Dave Lee Travis arrives at court.

The former BBC presenter told police he questioned why alleged victims "waited 20 years to come out" with claims

Nathan Verhelst first had hormone therapy in 2009

Belgian man dies by euthanasia after failed sex change operation

The man died on Monday afternoon

Successful women may be more likely to develop breast cancer – and stress at work, including prejudice, discrimination, and resistance, could be to blame

More than 180,000 women could die from breast cancer by 2030 unless gaps are filled in research, says charity

Major review calls for greater investment to help ‘overcome’  disease in 40 years

Breast cancer drug's 'brain fog' side effects are real, say researchers

The 'mental fog' effect experienced by users of the drug Tamoxifen has a 'biological basis'

Coronation Street star Michael Le Vell

Michael Le Vell: The private life of Coronation Street star revealed

Le Vell admitted he cheated on his wife while she was undergoing treatment for cancer

'My dark secrets are one-night stands - not the sexual abuse of a young girl,' claims Michael Le Vell

A Coronation Street star told a jury that “little dark secrets” that troubled him were the result of a series of one night stands and cheating on his wife as she underwent chemotherapy not because he had raped a child.

Scientists have found a link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer

Scientists find link between drinking alcohol before a first pregnancy and breast cancer

New research has suggested that heavier drinking before the first pregnancy could heighten the risk of the disease

Marianne Faithfull pictured in March 2013

Marianne Faithfull cancels concerts after breaking her back

Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull is recovering after breaking a bone in her back in an accident.

Daniel O'Donnell: My wife's breast cancer is gone

Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell has said his wife's cancer is "gone", less than three weeks after urging fans to pray for her.

Classical review: Prom 31 - Ravishing, adventurous and fit for a queen

The music for the 1953 coronation, celebrated at the Proms, offers a bold precedent for future crownings

A consultant analyzes a mammogram

New test allows surgeons to detect spread of breast cancer tumours immediately

The RD-100i OSNA system will spare sufferers the agony of waiting up to three weeks for results

Angelina Jolie makes a speech before a screening of the movie 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' which she directed, at United Nations University in Tokyo on 29 July. She has been named the highest-paid actress in Hollywood by Forbes.

Très Jolie: Angelina named the highest-paid actress by Forbes despite not appearing in a movie for three years

She might not have been seen in a film for three years, but Angelina Jolie is Hollywood's highest-paid actress with estimated earnings of $33 million in the last year, according to Forbes.

John Kerry's wife in 'critical condition' in hospital

Teresa Heinz Kerry, 74, became ill during a family holiday in Nantucket, Massachusetts

Women working long-term night-shift jobs are twice as likely to develop breast cancer, warns study

Women who work long-term night-shift jobs – including nurses, cleaners, care workers and call-centre handlers – are twice as likely to develop breast cancer as those who do normal hours, research suggests.

Cancer gender gap

Cancer risk for women in their 30s and 40s double that of men

Rates were higher than expected for both sexes in the north of England

Hundreds of thousands of women will be prescribed a daily pill that can reduce their risk of getting breast cancer

Tamoxifen and raloxifene: Women to be offered daily pill to prevent breast cancer

Women with a family history of the disease will be able to get tamoxifen and raloxifene on the NHS

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