Ageing population one of the main causes of increase
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Monday 22 July 2013
More than 80 per cent of people diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, will now survive the disease, scientists have said. Yet British sunbathing habits mean the number of cases continues to rise.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Actress: 'Nothing's going to stop me coming back next year'
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Cancer Research figures show oesophageal cancer has doubled in the last 30 years
After Michael Douglas' claims, the doctors' verdict on oral sex: There's only a 'very small' risk of cancer
Monday 03 June 2013
Michael Douglas may have been displaying admirable candour when he told a journalist this weekend that his throat cancer had been caused by a virus “which…comes about from cunnilingus” – but he also sparked a minor health scare.
Thursday 30 May 2013
Primate of England will be 'out of action for some time' after operation
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Just asking people to donate in their wills could create windfall, says Whitehall behavioural unit
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Increase may be linked to obesity and diets high in red and processed meat
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Outlook I always wanted to smoke but couldn't inhale. At least, not without nearly coughing up my guts. Those teenage attempts to impress girls and peers alike ended up with me spluttering and them laughing. But there was no doubt that if I could master the art of puffing a ciggie, then I would at the very least look like an appealingly dishevelled private eye from film noir.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Ministers could announce plans to introduce plain packets for cigarettes later this year, reports suggest.
Monday 04 March 2013
Friday 01 March 2013
Facebook, Google and Amazon team up with scientists to create game that sorts through genetic data
Tuesday 19 February 2013
More than a third of people in Britain might delay seeing a doctor over symptoms they think could be serious because of difficulty making an appointment, a study has revealed.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
It might have helped the Victorians build an empire, but having a stiff upper lip could be putting Britons in mortal danger from cancer, researchers claim.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Men are now a third more likely to die from cancer than women, research reveals today.
Monday 28 January 2013
Mary Bacon, 66, from Cumbria, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) in 2008. But targeted treatments mean she can now live a normal life.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'