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Breast cancer rates among women in their 50s are falling at the same time as the number of women under 60 receiving prescriptions for hormone replacement (HRT) has halved - according to Cancer Research UK. Breast cancer rates among women in their 50s are falling at the same time as the number of women under 60 receiving prescriptions for hormone replacement (HRT) has halved - according to Cancer Research UK.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 February 2009

13 February 2009

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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. 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.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 10 February 2009

10 February 2009

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CANCER Research UKїs 2009 Race for Life event series is now open for entries and the charity is inviting every woman to enter, take part and experience the true spirit of Race for Life! This year Cancer Research UK is hoping hundreds of thousands of women of all ages come together and walk, jog, run and have fun at the 5k events across the UK, to help raise as much money as possible to beat cancer. CANCER Research UKїs 2009 Race for Life event series is now open for entries and the charity is inviting every woman to enter, take part and experience the true spirit of Race for Life! This year Cancer Research UK is hoping hundreds of thousands of women of all ages come together and walk, jog, run and have fun at the 5k events across the UK, to help raise as much money as possible to beat cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 9 February 2009

9 February 2009

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Women who have a strong family history of breast cancer are over four times more likely to develop the disease than the general population, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer*. Women who have a strong family history of breast cancer are over four times more likely to develop the disease than the general population, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer*.

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 19 January 2009

19 January 2009

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The power of the drug tamoxifen to reduce breast density is key in preventing breast cancer - according to a presentation today in America by Cancer Research UK scientists. The power of the drug tamoxifen to reduce breast density is key in preventing breast cancer - according to a presentation today in America by Cancer Research UK scientists.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 12 December 2008

12 December 2008

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Women living in the most deprived areas of England are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than their affluent counterparts - according to a report presented by national cancer director Professor Mike Richards at the Britain Against Cancer conference today (Tuesday). Women living in the most deprived areas of England are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than their affluent counterparts - according to a report presented by national cancer director Professor Mike Richards at the Britain Against Cancer conference today (Tuesday).

by The National Cancer Intelligent Network | News | 2 December 2008

2 December 2008

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Breast cancer patients are risking their lives by failing to take the tamoxifen they are prescribed, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday). Breast cancer patients are risking their lives by failing to take the tamoxifen they are prescribed, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday).

by British Journal of Cancer | News | 4 November 2008

4 November 2008

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Many older women, who are no longer routinely invited for breast screening, are not aware that increasing age is a major risk factor for the disease - according to a report published today in the British Journal of Cancer. Many older women, who are no longer routinely invited for breast screening, are not aware that increasing age is a major risk factor for the disease - according to a report published today in the British Journal of Cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 8 October 2008

8 October 2008

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Long-term breast cancer survival continues to rise among women from all backgrounds but a worrying survival gap between poor and affluent women still remains - say leading statisticians. Long-term breast cancer survival continues to rise among women from all backgrounds but a worrying survival gap between poor and affluent women still remains - say leading statisticians.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 23 September 2008

23 September 2008

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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. 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.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 18 July 2008

18 July 2008

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Obese women, who carry most of their excess weight around the stomach, are 70 per cent more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday). Obese women, who carry most of their excess weight around the stomach, are 70 per cent more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer* today (Tuesday).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 15 July 2008

15 July 2008

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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). 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).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 24 June 2008

24 June 2008