Cancer

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Late diagnosis of breast cancer rises as NHS struggles in Covid crisis
Macmillan says government action is needed to relieve pressure on cancer services

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

26, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Rollout of third Covid jabs in England condemned as ‘shambolic’
Charity says unknown number of immunocompromised people have been left without proper protection

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Science YouTuber Philipp Dettmer: ‘Getting cancer was super-interesting’
The online star on demystifying everything from black holes to the immune system, plus the trouble with anti-vaxxers

Tim Lewis

13, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Alarm over ‘serious’ delays in diagnosing childhood cancer in England
Oxford study finds ‘substantial reduction’ in childhood, teenage and young adult cancer detection

Andrew Gregory Health editor

12, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Boris Johnson unmasked as inept and uncaring | Letters
Letters: Readers express frustration at the prime minister’s recent visit to Hexham hospital, where he failed to wear a face covering

Letters

10, Nov, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Fatty acid found in palm oil linked to spread of cancer
Study on mice found palmitic acid promoted metastasis in mouth and skin cancers

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

10, Nov, 2021 @5:31 PM

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AI skin cancer diagnoses risk being less accurate for dark skin – study
Research finds few image databases available to develop technology contain details on ethnicity or skin type

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

09, Nov, 2021 @11:30 PM

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Whole genome sequencing can improve childhood cancer outcomes – study
‘Game-changing’ research finds unravelling genetic codes in children with cancer could lead to better diagnosis and treatment

Ian Sample Science editor

08, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer
Scientists make ‘promising’ breakthrough on fast-growing DIPG type of tumour

Andrew Gregory Health editor

05, Nov, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Children urged to get HPV jab after Covid saw sharp drop in uptake
Exclusive: vaccine cuts cervical cancer cases by 87% but thousands missed out on jab due to pandemic

Andrew Gregory Health editor

04, Nov, 2021 @3:56 PM

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Ending Disease review – a powerful case for the miracle cure
In focusing on the stories of recovery this documentary, following patients participating in stem cell research trials in the US, allows the optimism to outshine the controversy

Phuong Le

02, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Flu, cancer, HIV: after Covid success, what next for mRNA vaccines?
The technology was viewed with scepticism before the pandemic but there is now growing confidence about its use

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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