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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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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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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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Kevin Adams and Christopher Biggins dig in their heels for Cancer Research UK

The ‘stiletto’ shoe was on the other foot in London today as a group of men joined Jade Goody’s close friend Kevin Adams and actor Christopher Biggins to pay a light-hearted but touching tribute to the inspirational women in their lives, by strapping on a pair of high heels for a walk of empathy in support of Cancer Research UK’s women-only Race for Life 2009 series.

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“More research needed” over testicular cancer cannabis link

A US study has suggested that the risk of testicular cancer appears to be higher among men who smoke cannabis, particularly those who use the drug regularly or have been smoking it for a long time.

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Trial to find the best treatment for prostate cancer

A new Cancer Research UK clinical trial has been launched to investigate the best treatment options for men who have had surgery for early stage prostate cancer.

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Prostate cancer deaths double in men with BRCA2

Men with prostate cancer caused by a faulty BRCA2 gene are more than twice as likely to die from the disease than those carrying the faulty BRCA1 gene – reveals a study published in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday).

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Exercise cuts cancer deaths in men

Men who exercise often are less likely to die from cancer than those who don’t, new research published in the British Journal of Cancer* reveals today (Tuesday).

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