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NEW research in Yorkhill Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary is investigating whether a form of the contraceptive coil can stop women from developing womb cancer. NEW research in Yorkhill Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary is investigating whether a form of the contraceptive coil can stop women from developing womb cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 10 June 2008

10 June 2008

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Many women with a faulty breast cancer gene could be at greater risk of the disease due to extra 'risk amplifying' genes, according to research published in the American Journal of Human Genetics today. Many women with a faulty breast cancer gene could be at greater risk of the disease due to extra 'risk amplifying' genes, according to research published in the American Journal of Human Genetics today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 20 March 2008

20 March 2008

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Women from around the UK, including model Nell McAndrew, stripped bare to launch Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 2008 in chilly London. United by their individual cancer experiences, the women braved the cold to take part in a naked training session to highlight that every woman in the UK is invited to take part in the Race for Life series, whatever their age, shape, size and fitness level. Women from around the UK, including model Nell McAndrew, stripped bare to launch Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 2008 in chilly London. United by their individual cancer experiences, the women braved the cold to take part in a naked training session to highlight that every woman in the UK is invited to take part in the Race for Life series, whatever their age, shape, size and fitness level.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 27 February 2008

27 February 2008

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Many women who are diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) overestimate their risk of recurrence or dying from the disease, often as a result of anxiety, a new study shows. Many women who are diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) overestimate their risk of recurrence or dying from the disease, often as a result of anxiety, a new study shows.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 14 February 2008

14 February 2008

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The contraceptive Pill gives women substantial and long-lasting protection against ovarian cancer, according to a new report by Cancer Research UK scientists in The Lancet today (Friday Jan 25th). The contraceptive Pill gives women substantial and long-lasting protection against ovarian cancer, according to a new report by Cancer Research UK scientists in The Lancet today (Friday Jan 25th).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 25 January 2008

25 January 2008

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Black British women in Hackney, East London, are diagnosed with breast cancer 21 years younger than white British women, according to a Cancer Research UK study published online in the British Journal of Cancer. Black British women in Hackney, East London, are diagnosed with breast cancer 21 years younger than white British women, according to a Cancer Research UK study published online in the British Journal of Cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 16 January 2008

16 January 2008

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A common osteoporosis drug can shield women against the loss of bone mineral density - a side effect of the drug anastrozole which is taken to prevent breast cancer in the IBIS-2 study - according to new data presented today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. A common osteoporosis drug can shield women against the loss of bone mineral density - a side effect of the drug anastrozole which is taken to prevent breast cancer in the IBIS-2 study - according to new data presented today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 December 2007

13 December 2007

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Half of all cases of womb cancer and a type of oesophageal cancer in women are caused by being overweight or obese, according to a new report published online in the British Medical Journal today (Wednesday). Half of all cases of womb cancer and a type of oesophageal cancer in women are caused by being overweight or obese, according to a new report published online in the British Medical Journal today (Wednesday).

by Cancer Research UK | News | 7 November 2007

7 November 2007

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If you're looking for a day filled with emotion, determination and inspiration, then why not sign up for Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 2008. Opening for entries on 21st January, Cancer Research UK is inviting hundreds of thousands of women to walk, jog or run 5k from 3rd May to end of July and raise millions of pounds for vital research into cancer. If you're looking for a day filled with emotion, determination and inspiration, then why not sign up for Cancer Research UK's Race for Life 2008. Opening for entries on 21st January, Cancer Research UK is inviting hundreds of thousands of women to walk, jog or run 5k from 3rd May to end of July and raise millions of pounds for vital research into cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 24 October 2007

24 October 2007

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Survival rates for breast cancer in older women could be significantly improved by a simple awareness programme that promotes early presentation of the disease, according to results of the first trial of its kind. Survival rates for breast cancer in older women could be significantly improved by a simple awareness programme that promotes early presentation of the disease, according to results of the first trial of its kind.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 30 September 2007

30 September 2007