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Jeane Freeman admits concerns at NHS proposals to downgrade cancer services at Ayr Hospital

Jeane Freeman admits concerns at NHS proposals to downgrade cancer services at Ayr Hospital

1 hour ago   |   Daily Record

But the Health Secretary says she cannot take part in Station 15 decision making due to a "conflict of interest".
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Prostate cancer symptoms: This sensation when urinating could signal the deadly disease

Prostate cancer symptoms: This sensation when urinating could signal the deadly disease

4 hours ago   |   Daily Express

PROSTATE cancer cases have seen a major surge in the last few years. With the worrying amount of new cases, knowing and recognising the early warning signs is crucial. If a...
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Prostate cancer now most common cancer diagnosis, new figures show

19 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Public Health England credits stars such as Stephen Fry and Bill Turnbull for raising profile of disease
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Can you have a smear test while on your period?

Can you have a smear test while on your period?

1 day ago   |   Metro

Let's take a look here... If you've never had a smear test , it's natural to feel nervous about getting in the stirrups for the first time. But according to Cancer Research...
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Colon cancer: Feeling a persistent discomfort in this body part could mean you're at risk

Colon cancer: Feeling a persistent discomfort in this body part could mean you're at risk

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

COLON cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the large intestine. The disease typically affects older adults, however, new cases of younger people being diagnosed with the...
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STAT Plus: These 10 startups acquired by Alphabet reveal a health care play centered on surveillance

1 day ago   |   STAT

At a gathering of the world's business and political titans last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai became the latest tech leader to sharpen his focus on health care. “Look at the...
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News digest - cervical cancer progress, new immune cell, breast cancer scans and repurposed drugs

News digest - cervical cancer progress, new immune cell, breast cancer scans and repurposed drugs

3 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK

NHS England says cervical cancer could be ‘eliminated' NHS England used cervical cancer prevention week to predict the potential impact of HPV vaccination and screening to...
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Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Five signs in your stools that may signal the deadly disease

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Five signs in your stools that may signal the deadly disease

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

PANCREATIC cancer is when uncontrollable cells multiply within the pancreas. The large gland is part of the digestive system, and so warning signs of the deadly condition could...
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Science Snaps: targeting cancers' surroundings

Science Snaps: targeting cancers' surroundings

3 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK

Cancer depends on blood. Just like the rest of the body, tumours need blood vessels to supply them with nutrients and oxygen to grow. But cancer uses these vessels in another...
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Talking honestly about end-of-life care | Letter

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Kathryn Price , whose mother died of pancreatic cancer last year, responds to an article by the palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke about dealing with a terminal diagnosis I...
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Jeane Freeman admits concerns at NHS proposals to downgrade cancer services...

Jeane Freeman admits concerns at NHS proposals to downgrade cancer services at Ayr Hospital

But the Health Secretary says she cannot take part in Station 15 decision making due to a "conflict of interest". Read more ...

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