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Sunday 15 May 2011
Cancer patients will be saved from unnecessary chemotherapy after scientists discovered that the most unstable cancer cells are actually least likely to multiply and spread. Each cell contains thousands of genes within 23 pairs of chromosomes.
Sunday 08 May 2011
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
Saturday 07 May 2011
Tributes poured in to golf legend Seve Ballesteros after the former world number one player died today aged 54 at his home in Spain.
Sunday 17 April 2011
Tens of thousands of runners set off in good conditions as the London Marathon got under way today.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Deaths after operations for bowel cancer in NHS hospitals range from one in 50 to almost one in six, according to the first comparison of cancer surgery survival rates.
Friday 08 April 2011
One in 10 cancers in men and one in 33 in women across Western Europe are caused by drinking, according to new research.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
The use of sunbeds and lack of care on summer holidays have seen levels of skin cancer soar among young people, with more than two Britons under 35 being diagnosed every day, new research suggests.
Monday 28 March 2011
The soaring rate of breast cancer in Britain could be curbed if drugs to prevent the disease were offered to women in the same way that statins to lower cholesterol are offered to people at risk of heart disease, a panel of experts has concluded.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Doubt was cast yesterday on the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes after the Government gave the idea only lukewarm support.
Monday 07 March 2011
The former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion has written a poem in memory of Philip Larkin, the celebrated English poet who died in 1985.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
Blocking a key chemical can stop breast cancer spreading to other organs, experts have discovered.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Consideration should be given to routinely vaccinating young boys against a sexually-transmitted virus linked to mouth cancer, a leading expert says.
Friday 04 February 2011
The number of women diagnosed with breast cancer each year continues to rise, despite the expenditure of millions of pounds on efforts to prevent it. Scientists and cancer organisations have struggled to stem the tide – but to no avail.
Monday 27 December 2010
The NHS may have to cut cancer research funding and social care to plug a £10bn hole in its budget because the success of efficiency savings are in doubt, according to a leaked report.
Sunday 28 November 2010
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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