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New cases of cancer now over 14 million

The number of people dying from cancer each year has increased, according to the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The global death toll went up by 8%, increasing from 7.6 million – calculated in a … Continue reading

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New lung cancer campaign warns not to ignore a persistent cough

The latest phase of the NHS ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign kicked off yesterday in an attempt to promote awareness of the common signs and symptoms of lung cancer so that people can seek medical assistance at an early enough … Continue reading

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Scientific breakthrough in determining early cancer risk

A ground-breaking study could pave the way for the introduction of a quick and simple £5 saliva test to determine a patient’s risk of developing breast or prostate cancer, and it could be available within just five years. The saliva … 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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Cancer fatalities should drop as fewer people smoke

Just one week ago, Medical Specialists realise we may have painted a fairly gloomy picture of what life could be like in eighteen years’ time, when we reported how some were predicting obesity levels to soar by 2030 in both … Continue reading

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