Cancer Prevention

Why Did Angelina Have Her Ovaries And Fallopian Tubes Removed?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Angelina Jolie Pitt has revealed her decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after early signs of cancer were detected. The actres...

This May Lower Your Risk Of Bowel Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating a pescetarian diet may lower your risk of bowel cancer according to a new study. People who ate fish and vegetables - but no meat - were 43%...

Drugs Intended For Eye Disease Could Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drugs that prevent the development of treatment-resistant prostate cancer may be in prospect following the discovery of a new protein. The molecule...

Four Foods To Lower Your Risk Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With new statistics from Cancer Research revealing that one in two people will develop cancer, it's well worth taking small steps to minimise the risk...

Too Young for Cancer?

Libby Blanchard | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Blanchard

Everyone wants to believe he is immune to cancer, especially the young. But it is time that we abandoned the false sense of security inherent in the myth that we are too young for cancer. Doing so would lower the rate of late-stage diagnoses, improve outcomes, and create more inclusive and supportive communities for patients and survivors.

Here's Why You Should Always Reach Out To Someone With Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Much is said about the health side effects of having cancer, but not enough about the emotional mountain that faces someone undergoing treatment. ...

Husband Of Tony Blair Aide Who Died Of Cancer Invents Breath Test

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The husband of Kate Gross, the aide to Tony Blair who died of colon cancer on Christmas day, has invented a breath test that could detect lung cancer....

Husband Dies Mere Weeks After His Wedding. Here Are His Poignant Last Words

PA | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A young bride has told how her groom delayed having vital medical tests for lung cancer so he could get married – only to die in her arms just weeks...

Have You Done Your #SmearForSmear Selfie Yet?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women (and men) across social media are being urged to share selfies with lipstick smeared on their face as part of a cervical cancer awareness campai...

Could The Air We Breathe Be To Blame For Lung Cancer

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With every breath you take you could be harming your health. That's according to new research that suggests oxygen in the air we breathe may play a...

Why Are 40% Of People Ignoring Abnormal Bowel Cancer Test Results?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Two-fifths of people who have an abnormal bowel test result and are referred for further investigation decide to drop out of the screening process, a ...

New Pill Could Help With Advanced Skin Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A revolutionary new pill for advanced skin cancer that may offer new hope to people with resistant disease is to be trialled in the UK next year. L...

New Pill Could Help With Advanced Skin Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A revolutionary new pill for advanced skin cancer that may offer new hope to people with resistant disease is to be trialled in the UK next year. L...

What's The Main Reason For Getting Cancer?

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of cancer cases boil down to sheer bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles, poor diet choices or inherited genes, a new study suggests....

This New Antibody Could Help Fight Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have found a new type of antibody which could help treat cancer by boosting a person's immune system. Antibody IgG2B is more effective a...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...