The former BBC presenter told police he questioned why alleged victims "waited 20 years to come out" with claims
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Monday 01 October 2012
Breast cancer rates have increased by 90 per cent in the last four decades, figures suggest.
Friday 28 September 2012
Cancer costs European countries 124 billion euros (£99 billion) every year, according to the first estimate of the full economic burden of the disease in the EU.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Male DNA is commonly found in the brains of women, a study has found.
Ann Romney delivers glowing paean to her husband after Mitt is formally nominated as Republican candidate
Wednesday 29 August 2012
The Republican convention moved into top gear last night as Ann Romney delivered a graceful and glowing paean to her husband, followed by a slashing attack on the Obama administration from New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who called for a “a new era of truth-telling” from politicians that would bring what he called “a second American century.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
On paper, the most important speech of the Republican convention will be delivered by Mitt Romney on Thursday, as he accepts the party's presidential nomination. But the one that could make the most difference of all comes tonight. And it won't be delivered by a politician – at least not a professional politician.
Sunday 26 August 2012
New study indicates that it's not just heavy drinkers who need to worry about the health implications of alcohol
Wednesday 22 August 2012
A drug will not be made routinely available on the NHS for women with breast cancer from today after a watchdog ruled that it does not help improve patients' quality of life or provide value for money.
Friday 17 August 2012
Thousands of cancer patients whose disease has spread to the bone are to benefit from a new drug which is to be made available on the NHS.
Monday 23 July 2012
The Government is diverting money to “sexy” diseases like breast cancer when it could save billions in the long term by tackling the root causes of mental illness, the comedian Ruby Wax has claimed.
Monday 16 July 2012
The former boss of pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca has waived his entitlement to a 2012 annual bonus and has been denied performance-related share awards for the last two years, it emerged today.
Sunday 15 July 2012
From cradle to mortuary – the life of a valiant teenager
Monday 25 June 2012
The waistlines of more than half of women are too big, experts have said, as they warned those who are overweight they are increasing their risk of cancer and infertility.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year but she does not worry about it because it is benign, the singer-songwriter told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Robin Gibb was the Bee Gee with the falsetto voice who, together with two of his brothers, provided the soundtrack to some of the most joyous moments of the youth of my generation. So it was sad to hear of his death. But at the same time it is infuriating to read and hear, over and over (including, it must be said, in this newspaper) that he "has lost his battle with cancer".
Tuesday 22 May 2012
What impact would it have had on more virulent cases if I'd crowed about my 'victory'?
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'