Cancer

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Half of people with possible signs of cancer wait six months to contact a GP
Survey by Cancer Research UK shows poorer people less likely to see their family GP, reducing survival chances

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

09, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘This was her dream’: Olivia Newton-John’s legacy lives on at cancer research centre
The singer’s advocacy enabled scientific advancements and offered hope and support to people affected by cancer

Kelly Burke

09, Aug, 2022 @5:14 AM

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Dame Olivia Newton-John obituary
Singer and actor with a girl-next-door reputation whose career rocketed after her starring role as Sandy in Grease

Caroline Sullivan

08, Aug, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Research on ‘molecular drills’ of skin cancer cells offers hope for treatment
Institute of Cancer Research in London isolates gene that allows melanoma cells to spread

Ian Sample Science editor

07, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Blood protein levels may flag risk of diabetes and death by cancer, shows study
People with highest levels of prostasin twice as likely to have diabetes and 43% more likely to die from cancer

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Aug, 2022 @10:01 PM

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HPV vaccine after removal of precancerous cells may cut cervical cancer risk
Study finds reduced risk of cervical cancer recurring after HPV vaccination post-surgery, though further research is needed

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Aug, 2022 @10:30 PM

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When a patient’s survival is dwarfed by the logistics of treatment, oncologists need to talk about ‘time toxicity’ | Ranjana Srivastava
The diagnosis of a life-limiting illness underlines the importance of knowing not only how much time is left but also how and where it will be spent

Ranjana Srivastava

02, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘I’m on death row’: Sri Lankans forced to choose either food or vital drugs
Lifesaving medication for cancer, heart disease and diabetes is growing scarcer and more expensive as the economic crisis intensifies

Dilrukshi Handunnetti in Colombo and Kaamil Ahmed

26, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Girls Aloud run charity 5k for late bandmate Sarah Harding
Cheryl, Nadine Coyle and Nicola Roberts participated in Race for Life for Sarah in Hyde Park, while Kimberly Walsh joined remotely

Anna MacSwan

24, Jul, 2022 @9:20 PM

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Deborah James cancer podcast You, Me and the Big C wins top award
Champion prize at the British Podcast Awards given to series co-hosted by bowel cancer campaigner who died in June

Nadeem Badshah

23, Jul, 2022 @7:07 PM

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New women’s health strategy to ‘reset the dial’
Among proposals to ‘reset the dial’ on women’s health are training for doctors and hubs across the NHS

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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What are the key areas of England’s women’s health strategy?
Nearly 100,000 women flagged up issues ranging from menstrual health to menopause in consultation

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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