Category list : Cancer
Stories with this category.
“Teenage girls who get their five-a-day cut breast cancer risk by up to 25 per cent,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“Proton beam cancer therapy ‘effective with fewer side effects’,” BBC News reports.
Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by nearly 10% over 10 years, according to the latest analysis released on World Cancer Day by a leading charity.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is thought to be the first health service provider in the country to receive six Macmillan quality awards.
Nearly 5,000 blood cancer patients each year do not get the specialist nursing support that many other cancer patients receive as a matter of course, according to a charity.
Proton beam therapy offers potential to treat childhood brain cancer with fewer severe side effects than conventional radiotherapy, according to US researchers.
“A faulty gene has been identified that increases the risk of ovarian cancer more than threefold,” The Independent reports.
“Excess calories ‘turn off a hormone in the intestine that blocks colon cancer’,” the Mail Online reports.
“A rheumatoid arthritis drug can kill off ovarian cancer cells in women with the BRCA1 mutation,” the Mail Online reports. The drug, auranofin, was found to be effective against ovarian cancer cells associated with the BRCA1 mutation.
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