Ageing population one of the main causes of increase
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Friday 16 March 2012
Oral cancer rates increased by a quarter in the last decade, driven partly by oral sex, new figures suggest.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Nearly 40% of people who fear they might have cancer delay visiting a doctor because they are worried about what they will find, according to new research.
Thursday 08 December 2011
In the midst of a political discussion, a friend of mine gave her own definition of socialism. "It means the state looks after us, and tells us what to do," she said, in typically iconoclastic fashion. I ignored the fact that this seemed to me to be a definition of totalitarianism, and I resisted the temptation to tell her that she might be happier living in North Korea, but the news, reported on i's front page yesterday, that almost half of Britain's cancer cases are preventable made me reflect a little deeper on the relationship between the individual and the state.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
More than 40 per cent of all cancers in the UK could be prevented by avoiding unhealthy lifestyles and environmental risks, according to research.
Friday 02 September 2011
Department of Health targeted by Gallaher and Philip Morris
Thursday 01 September 2011
Tobacco is the only consumer product that kills one in two long-term users. It remains the preventable cause of more than a quarter of all cancer deaths in the UK. The tobacco industry has funded misleading research and seeks to gain unwarranted respectability by association with credible bodies such as universities.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Greg Lucier, who has devoted his career to genetics, was shocked by what his own profile revealed, he tells Jeremy Laurance
Monday 22 August 2011
A naturally occurring molecule in bacteria can block the development of breast cancer, scientists have discovered, paving the way for the design of more potent and selective drugs.
Monday 08 August 2011
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.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
The risk of getting bowel cancer and the chances of surviving it have both doubled in a generation.
Monday 18 July 2011
The risk of developing cancer in middle age has risen by almost a fifth within a generation, causing thousands more individuals to live under the burden of the diagnosis.
Thursday 07 July 2011
The recession and a squeeze on household incomes is hitting donations to charities, which are down £70m on last year.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Research into cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's could be set back by boycott
Monday 13 June 2011
Wednesday 01 June 2011
A warning against the use of mobile telephones has been issued by the World Health Organisation after scientists identified a potential link with a type of brain cancer.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Met Police confirm that there was a 'minor disturbance'
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
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'
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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