Cancer Prevention

'Tanorexic' Warns Against The Dangers Of Sunbeds After Developing Cancerous 'Rodent Ulcer' (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

RossParry.co.uk | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

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 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and with news that smokers may be much more likely to get it if they carry a faulty gene, it'...

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 ...