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Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Cancerous cells in bowel tissue can lead to symptoms that are picked up by the screening programme Bowel cancer testing could indicate whether people are at risk of…

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Bradley Lowery’s mother welcomes cancer drug approval

Image copyright PA Image caption Bradley was a huge Sunderland fan and became a mascot for the club Bradley Lowery’s mother has welcomed news a drug used to treat his cancer will be made available…


Tesco UK chief steps down over cancer

Image copyright Tesco Tesco’s UK chief executive, Charles Wilson, is stepping down from the company board after being diagnosed with throat cancer. Mr Wilson was formerly boss of food wholesaler Booker, but became Tesco’s UK…


Womb cancer: ‘I could have suffered less with earlier diagnosis’

Image copyright Genevieve Chapman – Miss Gen P Image caption Faith and her husband were trying for a baby when she was diagnosed with womb cancer Womb cancer is the fourth most common cancer in…


‘Silly’ cancer nurse Debbie reunited with patient

A woman has been reunited with a nurse who did “silly things” to make her cancer treatment as a teenager less painful. Liz Brown spent four months in Addenbrooke’s Hospital in 1989 with a spinal…


Father Ted creator Graham Linehan reveals cancer diagnosis

Image caption Linehan said his cancer was “one of the best ones to have” Father Ted co-creator Graham Linehan has revealed he was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. “I got a bit of bad news…



Sir Jeremy Heywood to take break for cancer treatment

Image copyright PA The UK’s top civil servant, Sir Jeremy Heywood, is to take a leave of absence over the summer to receive further treatment for cancer. Sir Jeremy, who has been cabinet secretary since…


Artists create Supershoes for children with cancer

A charity is sending out up to 20 pairs of custom-made shoes each week to children with cancer. Supershoes, based in Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire, has just delivered a pair of shoes to Aaron Pilcher, 10,…


Addenbrooke’s ‘silly’ cancer nurse Debbie found after appeal

Image copyright Liz Brown Image caption Liz Brown’s nurse Debbie (right), has been found after an appeal on social media A woman has tracked down the nurse who did “silly things” to make her cancer…


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