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Child cancer patients moved over water bacteria scare

Image caption NHSGGC said patients in two wards will be moved Child cancer patients at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow have been moved from two wards due to problems with the water…

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Cervical cancer smear tests in Wales look for HPV

Image copyright Rhiannon Dalton Image caption Rhiannon Dalton, pictured with husband Tim and sons Aneurin and Evan, had a hysterectomy after cancer cells were found A mother-of-two is urging women to take part in routine…


Pathologists shortage ‘delaying cancer diagnosis’

Image copyright Getty Images Patients are facing delays in diagnosis because of severe shortages among pathology staff, according to a report seen by the BBC. A survey by the Royal College of Pathologists found only…


Ladies flip for Suffolk giant tractor tyre cancer challenge

A five-strong team has raised more than £3,000 after flipping an 80kg (176lb) tractor tyre over a 5km (3.1-mile) course. The challenge took about nine hours to complete and was raising money to help Jordan…


Man’s penis amputated following cancer misdiagnosis

Image copyright Michael Scott/Caters News Image caption Neil Walker’s cancer was misdiagnosed as a rash A man whose cancer was misdiagnosed as a rash is warning other men to get specialist help after his penis…


Crowdfunded cancer treatments – do they work?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cancer sufferers are raising large sums of money for private treatments Crowdfunding for cancer treatments not available on the NHS has risen dramatically, according to figures published by the…



Paralympian David Smith opens up about his cancer battle

David Smith, second from left, won gold at London 2012 Paralympian David Smith has revealed he faces losing his life if he chooses not to have a tumour removed that is crushing his spinal cord….


Cancer waiting times ‘at worst level ever’ in England

Image copyright SPL Image caption The statistics cover waits for tests such as MRI scans The key cancer target has been missed by a record margin in England, figures show. Patients who are given an…


New £535,000 Cardiff hospital wing to ‘streamline’ cancer care

Image copyright Macmillan Image caption Nurses at the new unit A cancer hospital’s new £535,000 wing will speed-up access to treatment for seriously ill patients, health workers have vowed. The Assessment Unit at Velindre Cancer…


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