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Angelina Jolie praised for going public about cancer surgery

First Reaction
Tue 24 Mar, AT 13:37

Jolie's decision to talk about removing her ovaries to prevent cancer could save lives, say charities

Packets of cigarettes in a London shop

Plain cigarette packaging laws to go through before May

One-Minute Read
Thu 22 Jan, AT 09:10

Government to bring forward legislation in '360 degree rotation' on plain packaging stance

Packages of Equal and Splenda artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweetener debate: is it really bad for you?

Briefing
Thu 18 Sep, AT 15:39

Despite a new study linking them to diabetes, scientists still can't agree on artificial sweeteners

Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with ‘aggressive’ cancer

One-Minute Read
Thu 18 Sep, AT 13:04

Doctors say Ford has a malignant tumour and will begin chemotherapy in the next 48 hours

Depressed lonely man by window

How therapy for depression can improve cancer care

Briefing
Thu 28 Aug, AT 11:51

Outcomes for cancer patients improve 'dramatically' when treatment addresses patients' mental health

Botox Injection

Botox: how the treatment can be used to treat cancer

Briefing
Thu 21 Aug, AT 11:00

'Remarkable' findings show nerve paralysis can slow tumour growth, but research is still in its early stages

Doctors look at films of breast cancer X-rays

Kadcyla: why breast cancer drug won't be on the NHS

Briefing
Fri 8 Aug, AT 11:27

Another 'huge blow' to cancer patients, as campaigners call on drug companies to bring down costs

Double Helix

How pioneering DNA project aims to transform cancer care

Briefing
Fri 1 Aug, AT 13:00

Scientists say Britain's 100,000 Genomes Project has the potential to revolutionise medicine

 A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read
Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

A lit cigarette

Burning Desire: from those wonderful folks who brought you lung cancer…

Fri 30 May, AT 09:11
Holden Frith

In this revealing documentary, tobacco chiefs seem disturbingly reasonable in their pursuit of profit

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