Cancer Research UK data shows the gap comes despite similar numbers of men and women being diagnosed each year
Stark regional differences of cancer mortality and incidence rates are revealed for the first time today by a leading charity, resulting in calls for more to be done to address health inequality in Britain.
Drugs shield sensitive gastrointestinal tract from toxic effects
Chemotherapy treatment has boosted the survival rate to 96 per cent
Primate of England will be 'out of action for some time' after operation
Just asking people to donate in their wills could create windfall, says Whitehall behavioural unit
Increase may be linked to obesity and diets high in red and processed meat
Ministers could announce plans to introduce plain packets for cigarettes later this year, reports suggest.
Tobacco companies are resorting to slick presentation to target children aged six to 11
A dramatic breakthrough in breast cancer research will lead to a revolution in the way the disease will be diagnosed and treated in years to come, leading specialists said yesterday.
Not quite up to this month’s London Marathon? Try one of the shorter – or sillier – races in our selection
A single genetic fault in a gene that normally helps the body to repair its DNA increases a woman's risk of ovarian cancer six-fold, a study has found.
Research into cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's could be set back by boycott
Introducing a unique charity event
Patricia Roffey and Emily Dugan present profiles of 100 people who make Britain a better and a happier place to live. If you would like to nominate someone for The Happy List click on the link below