Lung Cancer

Smoking 'Light' Cigarettes Linked To Most Common Form Of Lung Cancer

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Smoking “light” cigarettes with ventilated filters could make people more vulnerable to the most common form of lung cancer, scientists have said....

Could Taking Vitamins In Huge Doses Produce A Health Miracle After All

The Conversation UK | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

For decades, some people have embraced the idea that there might be major health benefits from taking vitamins in quantities well beyond the recommended daily requirement. The concept was very popular for a while in the media, but research findings to the contrary gradually made it virtually untouchable for scientists.

Leah Bracknell Hints At Use Of Marijuana To Ease Cancer Symptoms

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ex-’Emmerdale’ star Leah Bracknell has hinted that she is using marijuana to ease her cancer symptoms, following her diagnosis with terminal lung ...

'New Hope' As Blood Test To Spot Lung Cancer Relapse Could Save Lives

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have developed a blood test which spots the relapse of lung cancer in patients, up to a year before the disease can be detected by CT scans...

Thousands Visit GP 'Three Times Or More Before Being Diagnosed With Cancer'

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in A&E each year have visited their GP three times or more with symptoms, research shows. The most comprehen...

31-Year-Old Non-Smoker Dies From Lung Cancer After Being Told Symptoms Were 'Stress'

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A young woman who never smoked has died of lung cancer aged 31, after doctors initially diagnosed her symptoms as ‘stress’. Andrea Flint died afte...

The Majority Of Cancers Are Caused By 'Bad Luck', Not The Way You Live

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Tech

They say life isn’t always fair, but there are few things that seem quite as cruel as a potentially-deadly cancer diagnosis for someone who has foll...

The First Cancer-Diagnosing Blood Test Could Be Ready Within A Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Tech

A team of researchers from the University of California claim to have created a blood test that can not only detect cancer, but also its precise locat...

Leah Bracknell Explains How Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Had A Positive Impact On Her Life

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Leah Bracknell has opened up about finding the light in the darkness of her terminal cancer diagnosis. The former ‘Emmerdale’ actress made an appe...

Woman Shocked To Discover 'Baby-Sized' Tumour In Leg Just Days Before Going On Holiday

Caters News Agency | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has spoken of her horror after she was told she had a ‘baby-sized’ 7.5lbs tumour in her leg, just days before a dream trip to Thailand. E...

Cancer Death Rates Falling Across Europe, But Faster For Men Than Women

PA | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Death rates from cancer across Europe are falling faster for men than women, a new study has found. Experts have predicted that during 2017, 131.8 m...

'Promising' Lung Cancer Drug Now Available On NHS

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A drug that can greatly reduce the size of lung cancer tumours has been made available on the NHS. The drug, called Tagrisso (osimertinib), is suitabl...

Scientists Have Successfully Grown A Lung In A Dish

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have successfully used stem cells to grow a 3D human lung in a dish. The breakthrough means that researchers are now able to research deadl...

Out Of Breath? Take This Online Test To Determine Whether You Need Help

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Everybody gets out of breath now and then, but if it’s happening regularly then it could be a sign of something serious. A recent report from Public...

Action Mesothelioma Day - The 5,000 Deaths That Go Unreported

Alan Mckenna | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK
Alan Mckenna

Every year the first friday of July see's Action Mesothelioma Day in the UK, where events take place across the country to both raise awareness of the scourge of asbestos and to commemorate and remember those who have succumbed to the individious diseases caused by exposure to asbestos.

Barman Thought Work Was Making His Legs Ache, But It Was Terminal Lung Cancer

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A barman who thought the pains in his legs were due to working long hours standing was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and given month to live. Ne...

Does Living Near A Landfill Site Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Italian researchers have found that living near a landfill site may increase a person's risk of dying from lung cancer due to exposure to harmful gass...

This Lung Cancer Breathalyzer Could Detect The Disease Much Earlier

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Tech

A small breathalyzer that has been designed to detect the early signs of lung cancer has started clinical trials in 17 British hospitals. The new tech...

Cashing on Fairy Dust

Lisa Ma | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Tech
Lisa Ma

Murmurs trending that the online market site, Taobao, is supported by these quiet female shopaholics as a form of activism. Whether or not we're being too quick to place political idealization on a opportunistic convergence of the times, Taobao's wealthy owner Jack Ma is now worshipped as a deity.

28-Year-Old Diagnosed With Incurable Lung Cancer, Despite Never Smoking

PA Real Life | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 28-year-old bride-to-be who has never smoked has spoken for the first time of how she is battling incurable lung cancer. Super-fit Alisha Barnett...

Three Strikes and You're In

Jim Sherifi | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK
Jim Sherifi

Over the 40 years that I have been a doctor I have noticed that 'textbook' presentations of disease are becoming rarer. For example we have all come across stories of the healthiest of people succumbing to heart attacks whilst on the squash court. The same applies to cancer.

Father's Persistent Cough Turned Out To Be Lung Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Chris Rowe visited his GP five times in the space of two months because he was suffering from a persistent cough. The father-of-one, whose wife Kat...

Keeping Fit In Middle Age May Help Men Survive Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Many men up their fitness game in their 40s and 50s to ward off the dreaded middle-aged spread and to protect their hearts, and now a new study has fo...

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...