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Cancer Research UK today predicts a huge drop in deaths from bowel cancer if people use the self testing kit that is being sent to men and women in their sixties throughout the country. Cancer Research UK today predicts a huge drop in deaths from bowel cancer if people use the self testing kit that is being sent to men and women in their sixties throughout the country.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 24 July 2007

24 July 2007

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New evidence has been found that links the spread of human papillomavirus (HPV) through oral sex with some throat cancers in both men and women. New evidence has been found that links the spread of human papillomavirus (HPV) through oral sex with some throat cancers in both men and women.

by In collaboration with PA Media Group | News | 11 May 2007

11 May 2007

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Nearly forty per cent of British women and a quarter of British men have confessed that they have felt unattractive on holiday as a result of excessive exposure to the sun, according to a survey by Cancer Research UK. Nearly forty per cent of British women and a quarter of British men have confessed that they have felt unattractive on holiday as a result of excessive exposure to the sun, according to a survey by Cancer Research UK.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 7 May 2007

7 May 2007

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Only one per cent of women know that older women - those 80 or older - have the greatest risk of developing breast cancer according to new research* published today. Only one per cent of women know that older women - those 80 or older - have the greatest risk of developing breast cancer according to new research* published today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 1 May 2007

1 May 2007

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Women who take hormone replacement therapy are more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and to die of the disease, according to a study published in the Lancet. Women who take hormone replacement therapy are more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and to die of the disease, according to a study published in the Lancet.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 19 April 2007

19 April 2007

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Giving women who smoke advice on quitting when they go for cervical smear tests could be an effective way of saving even more lives - according to new research published today in the British Journal of Cancer. If introduced, the measure could benefit hundreds of thousands of women every year. Giving women who smoke advice on quitting when they go for cervical smear tests could be an effective way of saving even more lives - according to new research published today in the British Journal of Cancer. If introduced, the measure could benefit hundreds of thousands of women every year.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 3 April 2007

3 April 2007

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As summer approaches, millions of women around the UK will be preparing their bodies for summer clothes with healthy eating, exercise and trips to the salon. But will they be paying as much attention to checking for signs of what is happening on the inside? This summer, Cancer Research UK is launching a new leaflet, `Wish you knew the signs of cancer?ї The leaflet is designed to give women information about some of the most common signs and symptoms of cancer, and encourage anyone experiencing them to visit their doctor. While these symptoms will usually turn out to be due to something else, if it is cancer, finding it early will offer the best chance of successful treatment. As summer approaches, millions of women around the UK will be preparing their bodies for summer clothes with healthy eating, exercise and trips to the salon. But will they be paying as much attention to checking for signs of what is happening on the inside? This summer, Cancer Research UK is launching a new leaflet, `Wish you knew the signs of cancer?ї The leaflet is designed to give women information about some of the most common signs and symptoms of cancer, and encourage anyone experiencing them to visit their doctor. While these symptoms will usually turn out to be due to something else, if it is cancer, finding it early will offer the best chance of successful treatment.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 23 March 2007

23 March 2007

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Women under 65 are the most likely of all cancer patients to suffer from significant emotional distress - a study reports today in the British Journal of Cancer. Women under 65 are the most likely of all cancer patients to suffer from significant emotional distress - a study reports today in the British Journal of Cancer.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 20 March 2007

20 March 2007

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Women from more deprived backgrounds have worse treatment and a lower breast cancer survival rate than their more affluent counterparts - according to a new study published today by Cancer Research UK in the British Journal of Cancer Women from more deprived backgrounds have worse treatment and a lower breast cancer survival rate than their more affluent counterparts - according to a new study published today by Cancer Research UK in the British Journal of Cancer

by Cancer Research UK | News | 6 March 2007

6 March 2007

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Silver-tongued, silver-haired Philip Schofield has won the battle of the presenters to be crowned Britainїs favourite breakfast smoothie by UK women. Philip topped the poll which was commissioned by Cancer Research UK in support of Britainїs Biggest Breakfast, a fundraising campaign taking place throughout March to raise awareness of the links between diet and cancer and to raise vital funds for research into the disease. Silver-tongued, silver-haired Philip Schofield has won the battle of the presenters to be crowned Britainїs favourite breakfast smoothie by UK women. Philip topped the poll which was commissioned by Cancer Research UK in support of Britainїs Biggest Breakfast, a fundraising campaign taking place throughout March to raise awareness of the links between diet and cancer and to raise vital funds for research into the disease.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 28 February 2007

28 February 2007

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New results of a worldwide breast cancer prevention study confirm that tamoxifen - a well established treatment for breast cancer - also reduces the risk of breast cancer in women at increased risk of the disease. New results of a worldwide breast cancer prevention study confirm that tamoxifen - a well established treatment for breast cancer - also reduces the risk of breast cancer in women at increased risk of the disease.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 20 February 2007

20 February 2007

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Women who inherit one damaged copy of a gene called PALB2 have double the risk of developing breast cancer. And children who inherit two damaged copies have a newly identified serious disorder linked to childhood tumours, according to the findings from two papers published by scientists in Nature Genetics today. Women who inherit one damaged copy of a gene called PALB2 have double the risk of developing breast cancer. And children who inherit two damaged copies have a newly identified serious disorder linked to childhood tumours, according to the findings from two papers published by scientists in Nature Genetics today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 31 December 2006

31 December 2006