The former BBC presenter told police he questioned why alleged victims "waited 20 years to come out" with claims
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Campaigners praise Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy news for 'supporting women in a similar situation'
Tuesday 14 May 2013
As a Hollywood star with global appeal, Angelina Jolie's decision to publicise her preventative double mastectomy to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer has given support to women in a similar situation, say campaigners.
Angelina Jolie's decision to tell the world about her double mastectomy is truly brave and truly inspiring
Tuesday 14 May 2013
'Raising awareness' is usually just an empty celebrity culture cliché, but Jolie's article for The New York Times could make a real difference to women's lives.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Insomnia can double the risk of prostate cancer in older men, a study suggests. The risk rises proportionately with the severity of sleep problems, increasing from 1.6 to 2.1 times the usual level.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Breast augmentations are now the commonest operation performed by pastic surgeons
Tuesday 30 April 2013
A family of common hormone treatments can significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer in women at risk from the disease, research has shown.
Monday 22 April 2013
Chrissy Amphlett, the raunchy lead singer of the Australian rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fame in the early 1990s, died at her home in New York City on Sunday. She was 53 years old.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Small doses of aspirin may block the growth and spread of the most virulent strains of breast cancer, research has revealed.
Friday 19 April 2013
As well as showing solidarity with Boston, the race will revive last year's feel good factor
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Breast implant firm’s founder faces fraud charge alongside four colleagues
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Steve Coogan tonight admitted he visited a lot of strip clubs to research his latest role as porn baron Paul Raymond.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Men could receive routine saliva test within five years, after pan-European research
Thursday 28 February 2013
Singer Anastacia has cancelled a scheduled performance in Dubai as well as an upcoming European tour after being diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time.
Forensic cancer treatment: Personalised drugs therapy becoming a reality with hopes for improvement in survival rates
Monday 28 January 2013
A decade ago it took tens of millions of pounds and many years to sequence the compete genome of one individual. Now it takes a few hundred pounds and a couple of days to decode the entire DNA of a cancer cell.
Women with a family history of breast cancer could be offered preventative medication under new NHS plans
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Around half a million women with a strong family history of breast cancer should be offered drugs to prevent the disease from developing, according to official advice issued today.
Thursday 10 January 2013
Scientists involved in breast cancer research tend to exaggerate the positives and underplay the negatives of their findings, a new study suggests.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
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Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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