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A rise in bowel cancer among men has been reported across the UK media.
Bowel cancer rates among men have soared by more than a quarter in the last 35 years, new figures have shown.
The number of children who have taken up smoking has risen by 50,000 in just one year, research suggests.
The news that lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in British women is being widely reported by the media.
The fact that men are more likely than women to both develop and die from cancer has been covered by most of the media.
Prostate cancer rates are set to treble since 1990 as more men are tested for the disease and live to an older age.
The media reports that breast cancer screening is “harming thousands”, with The Guardian claiming “breast cancer screening causes more damage than previously thought”.
A third of young people are putting themselves at risk by not taking care in the sun, a charity has said.
Young people are being encouraged to seek shade when the sun makes a rare appearance this summer.
New research has shown cancer is more likely to be terminal for men than for women.
‘Green tea may lower the risk of colon, stomach and throat cancers in women’, says the Daily Mail, perhaps causing readers to rush to put the kettle on.
Breast cancer patients are significantly more likely to have severe pain in the week after surgery if they suffer from other conditions such as arthritis, back pain and migraine, researchers have found.
Wide variation exists across England in the numbers of patients referred to hospital specialists by GPs for suspected cancer, according to new figures.
Cancer patients primarily reach out to helplines to gain a better understanding of their condition as well as to make informed choices for treatment, according to a new study.