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Blood in urine could be sign of kidney cancer says new campaign

A national campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer.

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Women with kidney or bladder cancer experience greater delays in diagnosis than men

Up to 700 women in England diagnosed with kidney or bladder cancer every year are experiencing a delay in being referred to a specialist, new research has revealed.

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Key words by GPs that speed up a child’s cancer diagnosis

The wording of a GP’s referral letter to a consultant may have a significant impact on the length of time it takes to diagnose childhood cancer.

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Scientists develop a breath test that could detect stomach cancers

A new type of breath test that detects nanoparticles could help diagnose stomach cancers, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

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Middle-aged hit by surge of potentially fatal skin cancer

BRITISH men and women in their 50s have seen cases of malignant melanoma – the most dangerous form of skin cancer – soar from fewer than 500 each year to almost 2,000* since the end of the 1970s, new figures from Cancer Research UK show today.

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Bowel cancer risk calculator could help doctors diagnose the disease

A calculator which predicts a patient’s risk of having bowel cancer could help doctors decide when to refer patients make better referral decisions rather than relying on individual symptoms, a new study shows today.

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‘Jade effect’ helps save lives as cervical cancer rates rise

THE rate of new cervical cancers diagnosed in the UK increased by 15 per cent in a year, according to figures from Cancer Research UK today.

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Public ignorance and fear add thousands to annual cancer death toll

More than three quarters of people asked to list possible warning signs and symptoms of cancer failed to mention pain, coughing or problems with bowels or bladder according to a Cancer Research UK report, Delay Kills, funded by Tesco and published today (Tuesday March 6th).

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Bowel, oesophageal and pancreatic cancers show biggest improvement in diagnosis time

Research shows that patients are, on average, being diagnosed more quickly for some cancers, offering a better chance of successful outcome.

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Poor public awareness of bowel cancer

BRITONS have very low awareness of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer ї the third most common cancer in the UK and second largest cause of cancer deaths each year, new research shows.

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