Huntington’s disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key?

December 11, 2017 admin 0

Medication used to treat cancer could potentially be an effective therapy for Huntington’s disease, according to new research led by Duke University School of Medicine […]

NHS pays out record compensation to cancer patients

November 27, 2017 admin 0

The number of cancer patients successfully suing the NHS for missed diagnoses has doubled in the past five years, new figures show. The health service […]

Some cancer patients have PTSD years after diagnosis, study finds

November 20, 2017 admin 0

 A fifth of cancer patients experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a Malaysian study has found. About one-third of these still had consistent or worsening PTSD […]

Brain cancer sufferer is shamed and abused for parking in a disabled spot while undergoing exhausting radiation by anonymous vigilantes – because she didn’t ‘look handicapped’

November 9, 2017 admin 0

A woman currently battling stage two brain cancer has revealed she was cruelly shamed and branded ‘lazy’ for using a disabled parking spot, which she […]

Beware potential signs of pancreatic cancer

November 3, 2017 admin 0

One in three adults might ignore potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer, according to a charity. Stomach ache, indigestion, unexplained weight loss and faeces that float […]

Worried about cancer? 5 common myths about the condition debunked

October 31, 2017 admin 0

If you’ve ever worried about cancer and have performed a quick Google search to put your fears to rest, you’ll probably have come across a […]

Over 50,000 mums living with cancer in Wales

September 28, 2017 admin 0

An estimated 50,000 mothers are living with a cancer diagnosis in Wales according to Macmillan Cancer Support. The charity has raised concerns about parents having […]

Prostate cancer treatment could cure men for whom there was no hope

September 26, 2017 admin 0

A breakthrough in treatment for prostate cancer could cure thousands of men whose disease was thought to be incurable, research suggests. The Institute of Cancer […]

Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

September 21, 2017 admin 0

A life-extending lung cancer drug will be made immediately available to NHS patients in England, say advisers. Campaigners, including the late Sunday Times restaurant critic […]

New insight into how excess belly fat may increase cancer risk

September 13, 2017 admin 0

“Belly fat releases proteins that fuel the growth of malignant [cancerous] cells,” the Mail Online reports. It’s long been known that obesity is an independent […]