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Stop wasting billions trying to cure cancer It's the best way to die, says top doctor

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr Richard Smith (pictured) said while his view was ‘romantic’, charities should stop spending billions trying to find a cure for the disease because it is the best way to die.

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Genetic test can warn of high risk for colon cancer

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Rick Sample, now 50, received a diagnosis of colon cancer in October 2012, he was the fifth person in his family, including his older brother, to be diagnosed with the disease — and at a relatively early age.

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DJ diagnosed with cancer weeks after agreeing to play fund-raiser…

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PART-TIME DJ Mark Lilley signed up to play at a charity gig to raise money for cancer research – only to be diagnosed with the disease himself just weeks later.The 26-year-old was named on the bill for the techno-house fund-raiser alongside five other Stoke-on-Trent DJs.But just weeks after he agreed to perform at the event he was told by doctors he had bladder cancer.Railway worker Mark, of …

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Mum hid her bowel cancer from us for two years. In three weeks she was gone…Good Morning Britain star Sean Fletcher …

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is nearly nine years since Sean Fletcher's mother Carol was torn away from him when she died from bowel cancer. She was gone within three weeks of breaking the news to him that she had the disease.

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Good Morning Britain's Sean Fletcher to run London Marathon for mother Carol

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is nearly nine years since Sean Fletcher’s mother Carol was torn away from him when she died from bowel cancer. She was gone within three weeks of breaking the news to him that she had the disease.

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Good Morning Britain's Sean Fletcher to run London Marathon for mother Carol

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is nearly nine years since Sean Fletcher's mother Carol was torn away from him when she died from bowel cancer.

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Dogs trained to detect prostate cancer with more than 90% accuracy

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ability of two German shepherds to identify the most common form of cancer in British men has sparked hopes of finding a practical application Hopes that man’s best friend can help medics detect prostate cancer have been boosted by research suggesting that trained German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to the disease from urine samples with remarkable accuracy. The …

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Cancer charity says get out and picnic to raise money for the fight against leukaemia

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

BLOOD cancer charity Leukaemia CARE is urging Worcestershire people to join them for a Perfect Picnic next month to help support people affected by the disease.

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Low vitamin D linked to worse prognosis in type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Rochester Medical Center ) A new study found that people with lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma succumb to the disease or face relapse earlier than patients with sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood.

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Doctors discuss cancer treatment at medical forum

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

China has the most new cases of cancer each year in the world, medical experts told a forum discussing a new surgical technology for the disease at Shanghai Chest Hospital.

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