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Low cancer symptom awareness linked to lower chance of survival

In regions where cancer survival is poorer, people on average have lower awareness of cancer symptoms.

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Dundee research explains drug resistance in ovarian cancer

Scientists in Dundee have uncovered important information about how ovarian cancer becomes resistant to certain treatments.

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Tailored health campaigns could help ethnic groups spot cancer symptoms earlier

Developing campaigns that are relevant to different cultures is vital to make sure more people from all ethnic groups get cancer symptoms checked out early.

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Healthcare staff think gay and bisexual men should be given HPV jab

Around two-thirds of professionals who work in sexual health think the human papillomavirus (HPV) jab should be given to men who have sex with men

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Eating a Mediterranean diet could cut womb cancer risk

Women who eat a Mediterranean diet could cut their risk of womb cancer by more than half.

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Text message reminders boost breast cancer screening attendance

Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend.

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Predicted deaths of young women with breast cancer underestimated by a quarter

An online computer programme that helps to predict the most suitable treatment for breast cancer has been found to be unsuitable for women under 40.

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Overweight children may be at higher risk of oesophageal cancer as adults

Overweight children may be at higher risk of oesophageal (gullet) cancer when they grow up than their slimmer friends.

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Thousands more people get urgent lung cancer tests thanks to cough campaign

Campaign leads to surge of lung cancers diagnosed at an early enough stage for the patients to receive surgery which could be curative 

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Targeted treatment could halt womb cancer growth

A drug which targets a key gene fault could halt an aggressive womb cancer and shrink tumours.

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