Breast cancer

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Breast cancer drug cuts risk of most common form returning by 25%
Trial results presented at US oncology conference suggest ribociclib could be gamechanging and boost survival rate significantly

Andrew Gregory Health editor in Chicago

02, Jun, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Power of touch: how blind women are helping detect breast cancer in India
A scheme training visually impaired women to use their heightened tactile abilities benefits patients and examiners

Priti Salian in Bengaluru

02, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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After cancer treatment, I too have found my voice | Brief letters
Brief letters: Being seen and heard | Pet Shop Boys | U3A courses | Summoning Satan

16, May, 2023 @3:36 PM

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‘I felt alone’: new UK play shows Black women’s experiences with breast cancer
Play highlights racial health inequalities in diagnosis, representation and care

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

17, Apr, 2023 @10:26 AM

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Sarah Beeny receives all-clear after breast cancer treatment
Presenter and property expert underwent chemotherapy and double mastectomy following diagnosis in August

Christy Cooney

14, Apr, 2023 @6:45 PM

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NHS in England to offer pioneering cancer drug to patients with ‘Jolie gene’
Health watchdog reverses decision not to recommend olaparib for patients with genetic fault

Andrew Gregory Health editor

06, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Should I worry about the cancer risk from hormonal contraceptives?
While these drugs carry a greater breast cancer risk, those chances are very small for people under 40

Andrew Gregory Health editor

23, Mar, 2023 @3:16 PM

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All hormonal contraceptives ‘carry small increased risk of breast cancer’
Research finds use of progestogen is associated with a 20-30% higher risk but this falls after no longer taking it

Rachel Hall

21, Mar, 2023 @6:00 PM

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When it comes to cancer drug side-effects, it’s about what you’ll tolerate to stay alive | Hilary Osborne
No matter how bad I feel, I have to remind myself that the treatment is working to reduce my tumour, says the Guardian’s money and consumer editor, Hilary Osborne

Hilary Osborne

17, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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I thought knowing I had the 'cancer gene' would cast a shadow over my life. Now I have it, I realise how wrong I was | Hilary Osborne
Despite the history of breast cancer in my family, I chose to be blithely ignorant. Now I have the disease, I realise that knowledge is power, says Guardian money and consumer editor Hilary Osborne

Hilary Osborne

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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1,500 more patients of jailed breast surgeon Ian Paterson recalled
Spire Healthcare contacts patients after opening historical databases, more than two decades after rogue doctor treated them

Andrew Gregory Health editor

01, Feb, 2023 @11:06 AM

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Breast cancer patients get proton beam therapy on NHS in world-first trial
Exclusive: study is first to compare pioneering targeted treatment on difficult-to-treat tumours with standard radiotherapy

Andrew Gregory Health editor

03, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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