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Laat diagnose van borskanker neem toe namate die NHS in die Covid-krisis sukkel

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Stygende getalle vroue word met gevorderde borskanker gediagnoseer, hul kanse op oorlewing ondermyn, as gevolg van Covid se ontwrigting van NHS-sorg, 'n liefdadigheidsorganisasie het gewaarsku. Die aantal vroue wat gediagnoseer word met ...

Residents of Louisiana’s Cancer Alley hopeful for action after EPA head’s visit

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Outside the Tchoupitoulas chapel in the community of Reserve, Robert Taylor waited in the morning sun for a meeting he never thought would happen. After years of campaigning for clean air in his south Louisiana commun...

AI skin cancer diagnoses risk being less accurate for dark skin – study

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AI systems being developed to diagnose skin cancer run the risk of being less accurate for people with dark skin, navorsing dui daarop. The potential of AI has led to developments in healthcare, with some studies suggest...

Whole genome sequencing can improve childhood cancer outcomes – study

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Reading the full genetic code of childhood cancers can help doctors improve diagnoses, understand how tumours will grow, and find the most effective therapies, according to a pilot study. Doctors in Cambridge used who...

Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer

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Scientists have successfully combined two existing cancer drugs to create a treatment for children diagnosed with deadly brain tumours. Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare and fast-growing type of brain tu...

Tiger King’s Joe Exotic reveals he has aggressive prostate cancer

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Joe Exotic, the zoo founder who gained notoriety for his role in the hit Netflix documentary Tiger King, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer, he said in a social media post. In an Instagram p...

Women under 35 face higher risk of breast cancer spreading – study

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Women diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 35 face a higher risk of it spreading, according to the first global study of its kind. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer, met 2.3 million people diag...

Republican Adam Kinzinger: I’ll fight Trumpism ‘cancer’ outside Congress

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The Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger said on Sunday he would fight the “cancer” of Trumpism outside the congressional GOP, after he retires from the House next year. “In the House you can fight to try to tell th...

Cancer patients face ‘perfect storm’ as Covid piles pressure on NHS

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Progress in clearing the NHS cancer treatment backlog in England has gone into reverse amid high Covid cases and staff shortages, ontleding suggereer. With rising coronavirus hospitalisations also now piling pressure on...

BBC’s George Alagiah to take break from TV after cancer spread

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The newsreader George Alagiah is to take a break from his presenting duties at the BBC as he deals with “a further spread of cancer”, his agent has said. The TV journalist, 65, was first diagnosed with the illness in ...

Norwich goalkeeper Dan Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer

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The Norwich goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 20-year-old is currently on loan at Scottish Premiership side Livingston but will be taking a break from football. “It has been a very ...

Drug trial offers new hope for those with metastatic breast cancer

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Scientists have launched a new trial that could offer hope to those with incurable breast cancer. They are studying whether an existing drug, talazoparib, also known by the brandname Talzenna, may offer a new treatmen...

New cancer treatment destroys tumours in terminally ill, finds trial

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A new cancer treatment can wipe out tumours in terminally ill patients, scientists have discovered. In a landmark trial, a cocktail of immunotherapy medications harnessed patients’ immune systems to kill their own can...

James Brokenshire memorial page raises thousands for lung cancer charity

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Thousands of pounds have been raised in memory of the former government minister James Brokenshire. The family of the 53-year-old, who died on Thursday after suffering lung cancer, set up a fundraising page to encoura...

Fuel crisis leading to cancellations of NHS cancer appointments

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The postponement of NHS appointments for some cancer patients because of the fuel crisis will heap additional pressure on patients and their families, charities have warned. The Guardian learned that several cancer pa...

Sailing adventure: how young cancer patients can rebuild confidence at sea

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The word cancer should never be associated with children but, very sadly, rond 4,400 young people in the UK, bejaardes 24 and under, are diagnosed with cancer every year, according to figures from Cancer Research UK. Tha...

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