Cancer

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More than 500,000 people in UK ‘will be diagnosed with cancer each year by 2040’
Cancer Research UK report says NHS risks being overwhelmed by cancer diagnoses

Anna Bawden

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pioneering NHS trial targets brain tumours before surgery
Exclusive: Radiotherapy prior to operation could be key to reducing likelihood of tumours regrowing quickly, researchers say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

02, Feb, 2023 @3:00 PM

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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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Will Steffen, ‘courageous’ climate scientist, dies in Canberra aged 75
Steffen remembered as a ‘truly leading thinker’ and someone who influenced scientific agenda and governments worldwide

Graham Readfearn

31, Jan, 2023 @2:19 AM

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A new start after 60: I survived cancer – and learned to respect my amazing body
For decades Sylvie Boulay agonised about her weight, happy when it fell, miserable when it rose. After two brushes with death, she has finally found peace

Paula Cocozza

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Are we right to demonise drink? | Letters
Letters: Doctors should focus more on unhealthy diets than alcohol, says David Roberts. But Dr Sheila Gilheany argues for greater awareness of the risks of drinking

29, Jan, 2023 @6:39 PM

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Loyalty card data could help spot ovarian cancer cases sooner
Researchers find pain and indigestion medication purchases were higher in women who went on to be diagnosed

Rachel Hall

26, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Proportion of women in England not screened for cervical cancer at 10-year high
NHS England data show 4.6m or so women still unscreened or behind with tests, for disease diagnosed in 3,200 annually in UK

Anna Bawden

23, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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MPs urge asbestos company to pay £10m to fund cancer research
All-party group including peers backs campaign by victims’ group, saying Cape ‘knowingly put people in danger’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

22, Jan, 2023 @6:55 PM

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Australia unlikely to follow Canada in slashing alcohol consumption guidelines
Expert says difference in nations’ advice reflects contrasting risk appetite rather than failure to keep up with evidence

Jordyn Beazley

19, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The 99% sober movement: should we keep dry January going all year?
There is no such thing as a safe level of alcohol consumption, according to new guidelines from Canada. What does this mean for moderate drinkers?

Emine Saner

19, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The ‘virgin speculum’: proof that medicine is still rife with outrageous myths about women | Jenny Halpern Prince
No wonder fewer British women are attending cervical screenings when some in the medical profession have such outdated views, says Jenny Halpern Prince of the Lady Garden Foundation

Jenny Halpern Prince

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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