Skin cancer rates up 470% in the UK since the 1980s

Skin cancer rates are soaring: Cases are up 470% since the 1980s with budget holidays abroad and use of sunbeds feared to be fuelling the rise Cases of skin cancer have rocketed since the 1980s, rising by 250% in women  Figures for men show the number of skin cancer patients has risen five-fold  Rates have … Read more Skin cancer rates up 470% in the UK since the 1980s

Cancer operations fell by 800 in the first fortnight of 2021 as Covid cases surged

Cancer operations fell by 800 in the first fortnight of 2021 as hospital admissions for Covid-19 cases surged, new figures suggest  Estimated 800 cancer surgeries were delayed between January 3 and 17  NHS England said urgent cancer cases were being treated with top priority   But experts have described figures as ‘worrying’ and warned of consequences … Read more Cancer operations fell by 800 in the first fortnight of 2021 as Covid cases surged

Cervical cancer advert slammed for comparing women’s pubic hair to cats’ fur

An NHS cervical cancer screening advert has come under fire for comparing women’s pubic hair to cats’ fur. The campaign poster, which was shared to Twitter by the myGP app to raise awareness for Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, featured three cats with varying amounts of fur. The bizarre advert urged women to share an image … Read more Cervical cancer advert slammed for comparing women’s pubic hair to cats’ fur

Dustin Diamond fears lung cancer was caused by ‘mold or asbestos’ in hotel rooms

Dustin Diamond fears stage four lung cancer was caused by ‘mold or asbestos’ in hotel rooms he stayed in while traveling the country By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com Published: 16:01 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 16:01 GMT, 23 January 2021 Dustin Diamond fears his cancer could have been caused by staying in cheap hotels.  … Read more Dustin Diamond fears lung cancer was caused by ‘mold or asbestos’ in hotel rooms

Half of all cancer patients fear delays caused by Covid-19 will hinder their chances of survival 

Almost half of all cancer patients fear delays caused by Covid-19 pandemic will hinder their chances of survival More than 100,000 people in the UK are currently undergoing cancer treatment A survey says 40 per cent fear Covid has harmed their chances of survival Macmillan Cancer Support says delays are having a ‘catastrophic impact’ By … Read more Half of all cancer patients fear delays caused by Covid-19 will hinder their chances of survival 

Dolly Parton and family mourn brother Randy after he dies of cancer at 67-years-old

Dolly Parton and family mourn brother Randy after he dies of cancer at 67-years-old: ‘We know he is in a better place’ By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com Published: 15:30 GMT, 21 January 2021 | Updated: 15:46 GMT, 21 January 2021 Dolly Parton and family are in mourning after the death of brother Randy. The country … Read more Dolly Parton and family mourn brother Randy after he dies of cancer at 67-years-old

Denise Richards’ dad Irving has a ‘wonderful’ new partner after losing his wife & fiancee to cancer

Denise Richards’ father Irving has a ‘wonderful’ new partner after losing both his wife and fiancee to cancer: ‘I thought I was too old to find love again’ By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 00:30 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 00:31 GMT, 20 January 2021 After an arduous bout of loss, he’s happy ‘to … Read more Denise Richards’ dad Irving has a ‘wonderful’ new partner after losing his wife & fiancee to cancer

Bowel cancer test for £4 could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease

The £4 bowel cancer breakthrough: Cheap test could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease, researchers say The £4 test is already sent out to people aged over 60 every two years Scientists say it also works for over-50s who have early signs of the disease Researchers examined 3,890 patients and picked … Read more Bowel cancer test for £4 could save thousands of lives by spotting early signs of the disease

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston is bedridden with COVID-19 after being classed high-risk due to cancer

Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston is bedridden with COVID-19 despite shielding for most of 2020 due to her previous cancer battle classing her high-risk By Andrew Bullock For Mailonline Published: 14:52 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 14:52 GMT, 18 January 2021 Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston revealed on social media that she is currently … Read more Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston is bedridden with COVID-19 after being classed high-risk due to cancer

Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others

Moment Lord Sumption tells a stage 4 bowel cancer sufferer that her life is ‘less valuable’ than others in shocking TV debate on the impact of lockdown Jonathan Sumption made comments on BBC’s Big Questions this morning   He told BBC podcaster Deborah James her life was ‘less valuable’ than others  Ms James suffers from Stage … Read more Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others