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Monday 17 November 2008
Scientists have established how bowel cancer turns aggressive, leading the way for potential new drug treatments, it has been revealed.
Wednesday 15 October 2008
Tuesday 30 September 2008
Black men in England are three times more likely than whites to get prostate cancer and tend to be diagnosed five years younger, researchers have found.
Thursday 18 September 2008
Monday 08 September 2008
Cancer patients in the metropolitan borough of Knowsley, near Liverpool, can count themselves fortunate in one respect. Unlucky though they are to have the disease, they live in the area with the highest spending on cancer treatment in the country.
Thursday 07 August 2008
Patients with advanced kidney cancer will be denied four treatments on the NHS under new guidelines published today.
Tuesday 05 August 2008
Injections of vitamin C can stop the spread of cancer and slow the growth of tumours by 50 per cent in tests on laboratory mice, scientists said yesterday.
Wednesday 02 July 2008
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Monday 30 June 2008
The nationwide smoking ban has triggered the biggest fall in smoking ever seen in England, a report says today.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Thursday 19 June 2008
A 52-year-old man with advanced melanoma, the lethal form of skin cancer, has been successfully treated using just his own blood.
Tuesday 10 June 2008
Affluent families who take their children on foreign holidays where they are exposed to intense sunlight are contributing to soaring rates of malignant melanoma among the young.
Friday 30 May 2008
Tuesday 11 March 2008
A London hospital has become the first in the UK to perform a new type of surgery for pancreatic cancer.
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