Cancer

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Surgeons fear wave of lawsuits over delays to cancer treatment
Leading doctors issue warning after Covid forces hospitals to postpone scans and urgent operations

Denis Campbell

07, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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The epic battle with cancer's 'Death Star'
Forty years after the mutant genes that cause the deadliest cancers were discovered, drugs that target them could be approved

David Cox

06, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Hilary Craft obituary
Other Lives: Charity fundraiser who helped to raise millions for cancer research in the UK

Maurice Craft

02, Mar, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Fears late cancer diagnoses in Victoria because of Covid could cause fatal spike
Cancer Council says there was 30% drop in certain diagnostic procedures and an 18% drop in treatments during pandemic

Matilda Boseley

28, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Shelby Sherritt: the Ballarat cancer survivor who became a TikTok pottery queen
Once known as the 20-year-old who survived cancer, Shelby Sherritt now has half-a-million TikTok followers who are more interested in her art

Matilda Boseley

27, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Home smear tests will be a game-changer | Letter
Letter: Judith Walker thinks home testing is an excellent idea, but urges people not to blame or shame women who currently don’t take part

Letters

26, Feb, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Please make use of the life-saving smear tests we fought for | Letter
Letter: Helen Keating on efforts by her and the Guardian to raise awareness of cervical screening

Letters

25, Feb, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Nearly half with cancer symptoms in the UK did not see GP in first wave of pandemic
People avoided seeking medical help during first lockdown because they did not want to burden NHS

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

25, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Home smear tests to be trialled in London, following lockdown delays
Self-testing hailed as a ‘gamechanger’ in preventing cervical cancers for women who are reluctant to attend GP surgeries

Sarah Marsh

24, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Ending the horror of seeing your face on Zoom | Brief letters
Brief letters:

Letters

22, Feb, 2021 @5:28 PM

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After the Nobel, what next for Crispr gene-editing therapies?
Hailed as the ‘molecular scissors’ that will allow us to rewrite our genes, the DNA tool is being trialled in treatments for everything from sickle-cell anaemia to cancer

Philip Ball

21, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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British grief centres mainly around the making of sandwiches | Grace Dent
‘I’ve deliberated many times about discussing grief in a food column – you’re possibly here to read about new ways with couscous – yet the two topics are more linked than one might imagine’

Grace Dent

19, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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