Cancer Prevention

Sex With Over 20 Women (Not All At Once) Protects Against Prostate Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bad news for those who married their childhood sweetheart and never strayed, but great news for those who have been pilloried for not being able to se...

Poorna Bell

Why We Decided To Go Pink | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Around 130 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day - our mothers, daughters, sisters and grandmothers all make up this terrible number. T...

'Air-Con Alerted Me To Breast Cancer'

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Elaine Delaney made a startling discovery last December. She was trying to warm herself up in her office after the air-conditioning was on too high, a...

Could This Discovery Help Scientists Eradicate Skin Cancer?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists are hoping a recent discovery will lead to new strategies for slowing or halting the lethal spread of skin cancer. Research has shown a ...

Why Are Premier League Footballers Urging You To Check Your Urine?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If it's caught too late, the survival rates for bladder and kidney cancer are stark. Only one in three survive it beyond a year diagnosed at a late st...

Almost 50% Of Cancers Aren't Detected Early Enough

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly 50% of cancers diagnosed in England are not detected early enough according to a new report, which urges people to become more aware of their b...

Angelina Jolie Has Had A Major Impact On Breast Cancer Referrals

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Angelina Jolie, who last May revealed to the world that she had a double mastectomy to prevent her from getting breast cancer, has had a positive effe...

Could This Detect The Deadliest Cancer Before It Spreads?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors may introduce a breath test designed to detect early signs of lung cancer which could help lower the disease's death rate. It comes after s...

Why Vaginal Cancer Is Nothing To Snigger At

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vagina – there, we said it. While not your standard topic for dinner time conversation, gynaecological health is an important issue amongst women...

How Cheap Holidays May Be A Cancer Risk

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

New figures have been released showing a dramatic increase in the number of skin cancer cases over the past five years. The number of people admitt...

'Tanorexic' Warns Against The Dangers Of Sunbeds After Developing Cancerous 'Rodent Ulcer' (GRAPHIC IMAGES) | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A sunbed addict who visited tanning salons up to five times a week - even when she was nine months pregnant - is warning others about the risks after ...

Heavy Drinking And Overeating Are Responsible For 'Dramatic' Increase Of Cancers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lifestyle factors such as overeating, smoking, drinking too much and not enough exercises may be to blame for a sharp rise in liver and skin cancer ca...

How Is The Number Of Moles On Your Body Linked To Breast Cancer?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study has discovered a link between women who have a lot of moles and an increased risk of breast cancer. Generally cutaneous nevi, commo...

This Five-Minute Test Can Cut Your Risk Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Jade Goody’s legacy was to raise awareness of cervical cancer among younger women - but as we enter Cervical Screening Awareness Week, a leading cha...

Man With Skin Cancer Given 'Months To Live' Makes Miraculous Recovery - How?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A British man who had melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - made a 'miraculous' recovery after being given a pioneering new drug. Doctors...

This Will Increase Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

BRCA2, the defective gene linked to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, has now found to play a role in people who develop lung cancer. One in four ...

This May Stop Cancer Spreading - But Would You Want To Do It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Calorie restriction has never been used as a treatment against cancer, until now. But after a successful clinical trial which saw a reduced risk o...

75% Of Women Who Have A Double Mastectomy Like Angelina Jolie, May Not Need To

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly three-quarters of women who have both breasts removed after a cancer diagnosis may be wrong to take the drastic step, a study has suggested. ...

Could Sex Be Causing Prostate Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Prostate cancer, say scientists, may actually be a sexually transmitted disease passed on during sex. Researchers at the University of California ...

Forget Lassie, These Dogs Can Literally Sniff Out Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs have always been named man's best friend and new research shows they could be really really deserving of the title. Researchers in Italy have ...

How To Check Your Moles For Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the sunshine finally making an appearance here in the UK, it's tempting to bask in the glorious heat all day. But exposing ourselves to the sun's...

Lung Cancer Could Be Detected With Simple Breath Test

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer, like other cancers, can be recoverable depending on how early the disease is caught. To this end, a simple and cheap breath test has ...

When to Talk About Research?

Karen Sadler | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Sadler

Women who are obese and develop breast cancer are 41 per cent more likely to die earlier than women who are in the normal weight range before diagnosis.

Poorna Bell

Skin Cancer: How To Spot The Signs | Poorna Bell | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Two big stories around skin cancer have cropped up recently: one is that men who live alone are more likely to get skin cancer and the second is that ...

Bowel Cancer: What We Can Do

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

I'd like to focus on the first two aspects of prevention and detection, because I think many of us don't appreciate just how much we can do, as individuals, to reduce the risk of bowel cancer - and because these are the areas where Public Health England (PHE) has the most to contribute.