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Bowel screening to start earlier at age 50 in England

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bowel cancer is one of the top five cancer killers in Wales Bowel cancer screening in England is to start earlier, at age 50, Public Health England has announced….

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Mamma Mia: Special cinema screening for fan with dementia

Image copyright Rhiannon Lewis Image caption Rhiannon (centre) said her mum Shirley (r) was made to feel unwelcome at the cinema by other cinemagoers “huffing and puffing” A cinema will hold a special screening of…


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…


World Cup 2018: free Hyde Park screening for 30,000 fans

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Discussions are ongoing about a screening in the capital if England reach the final London’s Hyde Park will host up to 30,000 football fans to watch England’s World Cup semi-final…


Japanese temple to host ‘calm’ screening

Buddhist monks attend morning prayer at a temple in Nagano A Zen Buddhist temple in Japan is encouraging fans to watch calmly when it screens the national team’s World Cup last-16 tie with Belgium. The…


Poldark fans flock to preview screening

Image caption Luke Norris (Dwight Enys), Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza Poldark), Christian Brassington (Osborne Whitworth) and Jack Farthing (George Warleggan) attended the red carpet event Poldark fans were treated to a preview of the first episode…


Breast cancer screening programme ‘does more harm than good’

Image copyright Getty Images Routine breast cancer screening can do “more harm than good” and women who missed appointments should “carry on with their lives”, doctors have said. A group of 15 health experts have…


Breast screening: Is the NHS programme working?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPatricia Minchin says her cancer may have been spotted earlier had she received a screening letter Scientists are seeking to reassure women who may have missed out…


Breast screening error angers survivor and family of deceased

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPatricia Minchin says her cancer may have been spotted earlier had she received a screening letter A breast cancer survivor and a man whose wife died from…


Breast screening error ‘affects 450,000 women’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Around 450,000 women in England missed out on a final routine breast screening appointment before their 70th birthday due to a failure to send invitations. Of those women, 150,000 have…


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