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Cancer survivors’ sex lives as good as others their age

Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today.

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Obese women 40 per cent more likely to get cancer

Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight.

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Global cancer death toll 50 per cent higher in men than women

Global cancer death rates are more than 50 per cent higher in men than women according to figures published today by Cancer Research UK.

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Women say lack of confidence stops them getting to the top

Cancer Research UK survey reveals the barriers women face in their careers to launch the new ‘Women of Influence’ initiative.

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Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men

Death rates from malignant melanoma – the most serious type of skin cancer – are 70 per cent higher in men than women, despite similar numbers being diagnosed with the disease each year – according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK

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Prostate cancer cases hit 40,000 for the first time

Latest figures from Cancer Research UK reveal that the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK has risen above 40,000.

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Women on the march for Cancer Research UK

Royal Navy Commander leads pink march to highlight need for increases in breast cancer screening uptake and fundraising

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Sound waves treat prostate cancer with fewer side effects

An Experimental cancer therapy for prostate cancer may be able to treat men without surgery and offer fewer side effects according to the results of a UK study published in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Wednesday).

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Men hit by ‘inexplicable’ greater cancer death risk

Men are almost 40 per cent more likely than women to die from cancer, reveals a report published today (Monday) by the National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) and Cancer Research UK together with the Men’s Health Forum to mark Men’s Health Week.

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One stop breast clinics best for women

High-quality one-stop breast clinics could be the most effective way to spot breast cancer early, a study published in the British Journal of Cancer* reveals today (Wednesday).

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