Cancer Prevention

Bowel Cancer: What We Can Do

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 10.04.2014 | 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.

Can Mouthwash Cause Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you use mouthwash as part of a general flossing and brushing routine, you're fine. However, if you are part of the contingent that uses mouthwa...

Would You Have Adult Circumcision If It Prevented Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's good news and bad news, chaps. The good news is that researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have ...

Poorna Bell

Lung Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK - around 43,000 people are diagnosed every year. It's also one of those tricky cancers that sh...

How Aspirin Can Help People Survive Colon Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has reveal that aspirin - which costs about 1.5p per pill - could play a role in better survival rates for colon cancer patients. Usin...

Developing A New Vaccine Could Prevent 200,000 New Cancer Cases

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine to prevent infection with a common herpes virus, the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), could help prevent up to 200,000 new cancers worldwide each y...

Hundreds Of Women Undergo Needless Mastectomies Due To Failure Of Breast Cancer Care

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of women are undergoing mastectomies every year as a result of failures in managing their breast cancer, research suggests. Data presented...

Cervical Cancer Screenings Fall To 'Pre-Jade Goody Levels'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the fight against cervical cancer, a new app has been launched to try and encourage women to take up cervical screening. The Put Yourself in th...

Women Who Exercise Cut Their Risk Of Breast Cancer By 12%

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Exercise just isn't about weight loss - women who are active reduce their risk of breast cancer by up to 12%, researchers have said. Compared with ...

Cancer Drug Which Could Prolong The Lives Of Terminally Ill Patients Has Started 'Positive' Trials

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People suffering from terminal forms of cancer such as leukaemia and lymphoma are often left with few to none treatment options. However a new tri...

Poll Reveals Most People Don't Take Skin Cancer Seriously, Despite The Fact It Can Be Fatal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

All cancers can be fatal if not detected or treated properly, but a new poll has revealed that people worry less about skin cancer because they don't ...

Leading Cancer Specialist Reveals His Tips For A Long Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new book by leading cancer expert Dr David Agus has shone a light on some of the practices that can help you live longer. If anyone should know,...

Poorna Bell

What These Women Did For Their Friend With Breast Cancer Is Just Amazing

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When a friend is diagnosed with breast cancer, it spurs her friends on with a vengeance to raise money, provide support and turn up to chemo sessions ...

Bladder Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After a feature ran claiming that people were less likely to see their GP over mouth cancer symptoms than they were bladder cancer, the founder and di...

Poorna Bell

Nightclub's 'Free Boob Job' Facebook Promotion Is Hijacked By Breast Cancer Campaigners

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Facebook page of Tiger Tiger Cape Town has been hijacked by campaigners after posting the following promotion: "Celebrating National Cleavage ...

What Does Disease Smell Like?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Disease, believe it or not, has a smell. According to researchers, a machine with an 'electronic nose' can detect breast cancer - producing results th...

Why You Should Go Commando

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy

What do Keith Lemon, Dermot O’Leary, John Prescott, Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson and Morph (yes, THE Morph) have in common? We'll put you...

Cervical Cancer Drug Receives The All Clear

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women with advanced cervical cancer may be given the chance to live longer after England became the first country in the world to make the drug Avasti...

Breast Cancer Charity CoppaFeel! (And Critics) Speak Out About Controversial Page 3 Partnership

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! announced a powerful partnership with The Sun for the next six months, encouraging women to check their breasts. A...

NSFW: Why Men Are Ditching Their Undies To Raise Awareness For Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If on 7 March you notice your male colleagues looking a bit more relaxed around the trouser area, that may be because they've decided to shun the undi...

How To Be Beautiful When You Have Cancer: Leukaemia Patient Sets Up Inspirational Beauty Blog

SWNS | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Meet our new hero: 21-year-old Emily Parker, the young woman who was left wrecked by a battle with cancer, only to start up an inspirational beauty bl...

Can Mushrooms Cure Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like vitamin C, mushrooms have been spoken about in holistic circles as being a wonderful cancer prevention and cure. Whether or not this is true,...

Star Of Controversial 'I Wish I Had Breast Cancer' Campaign Dies From Pancreatic Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kerry Harvey, the star of Pancreatic Cancer Action's 'I Wish I Had Breast Cancer' campaign has passed away, aged 24, from pancreatic cancer. Ali S...

Poorna Bell

Bowel Cancer: Prevention And How To Spot The Symptoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer or colon cancer, includes cancer of your large bowel and cancer of your back passage (rectal cancer)," sa...

Do Mobile Phones Cause Cancer?

The Huffington Bell | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People react to new inventions in much the same way: a mixture of mistrust, awe and fear. It was the same with electricity and the invention of the ca...