Toddler whose eye was GLOWING ‘like a cat’s eye’ is diagnosed with rare form of cancer

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  Callum Holmes was six months old when his right eye began to look shiny Was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer called retinoblastoma Had to had his right eye removed to stop the cancer spreading Now has an artificial eye that will be replaced as he grows up A mother has told how she spotted her son’s extremely rare cancer after More...

October 9th, 2013
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October 9th, 2013

Mother, 23, married in hospital chapel shortly before she died of cancer after GP missed worrying symptoms for SIX MONTHS

  Iveta Kelesova married Mikulas Keles, 24, at the Royal Marsden Hospital Iveta, who had a two-year-old daughter, died just days later in May this year She visited her GP repeatedly for six months suffering More...

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October 4th, 2013

Walking ‘cuts breast cancer risk’

  Post-menopausal women who walk for an hour a day can cut their chance of breast cancer significantly, a study has suggested. The report, which followed 73,000 women for 17 years, found walking for at least More...

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October 4th, 2013

Wearing a tight belt could give you throat cancer: Constricting waistbands cause acid reflux – increasing risk of the disease

  People who are overweight are at most risk from wearing a tight belt It can force stomach acid into the oesophagus where it damages cells These damaged cells are more likely to become cancerous People More...

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October 3rd, 2013

How SHARKS could be the key to beating breast cancer: Scientists hope creatures’ antibodies will yield new wonder drug

  It is hoped the blood contains antibodies that home in on the HER-2 protein and stop cancerous cells from growing and spreading A synthetic version of these antibodies could then be used as a drug Scientists More...

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October 1st, 2013

Regular doc visits tied to fewer colon cancers, deaths

  Older Americans who visit their doctors regularly are less likely to develop or die from colon and rectal cancers, according to a new study. Researchers credit screening that catches precancerous growths More...

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October 1st, 2013

5 Signs You’ll Get Cancer

  “You have cancer” are three words you never want to hear . . . Unfortunately, over 5,000 people in North America do hear those words — every single day. Even worse, cancer has become the second leading More...

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October 1st, 2013

FDA-approved antidepressant may help treat deadly form of lung cancer

  Researchers have discovered a class of FDA-approved antidepressants that may prove effective in treating patients with small-cell lung cancer – one of the deadliest forms of the disease. Small-cell lung More...

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September 23rd, 2013

‘I’m just a guy who got cancer, nothing else’

Journalist and musician Kristian Gidlund passed away on Tuesday after succumbing to a fight against cancer. His life and death touched millions of Swedes via his blog “In this body of mine” and makes More...

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September 2nd, 2013

Banker leaves £ 2.3 million to Devon town with instructions to plant ‘a million flowers’

A banker has left £2.3million in his will to a small British seaside resort – with instructions the money is to be spent on planting a million flowers. Canadian Keith Owen, who was 69, made his fortune in the More...