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Obesity Set to Overtake Smoking As Biggest Cancer Cause

New research suggests that one in ten new female cancer cases will be caused by excess weight by 2035, and this is only 2,000 less than tobacco currently. Therefore, it is worth considering the serious dangers of both obesity and … Continue reading

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Anger at hospital patients being denied the latest treatments

A new report commissioned by the Department of Health (DoH) paints a damning picture of the NHS’ priorities and procedures, showing that they are inexplicably not prescribing the latest and most effective medications for bowel, brain, lung and ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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Stroke victims are getting younger compared to previous years

Health experts have warned that the age of people suffering from a stroke is worryingly low, and that the number of young adults being struck down with them is increasing. In fact, one in five victims is under the age … Continue reading

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New blood test could provide early diagnosis of cancer

Scientists claimed to have developed a simple blood test, which can accurately detect the early stages of breast and lung cancer in just an hour. Researchers from the Kansas State University developed the test that can detect cancer, even before … Continue reading

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Britain’s raising cancer risk by not reporting symptoms to GP

Let’s face it, none of us like paying a visit to the doctors, especially if it involves discussing something of an embarrassing nature. However, it has now been found in a survey commissioned by Cancer ResearchUKand carried out by YouGov, that a worrying proportion of Brits put their health at risk by putting off visiting their GP. Continue reading

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