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Prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer: cause for alarm?

For the first time in the UK, the number of deaths from prostate cancer has exceeded the numbers of deaths from breast cancer. According to figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), ... read more

DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

Cancer death rates have changed in Britain. For the first time, prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, making it the third deadliest type of this disease in this country. This is ac... read more

Cancer to kill nearly 10 million people worldwide in 2018: WHO

In emerging economies, it said, there is also a shift from cancers related to poverty and infections towards cancers linked to lifestyles and diets more typical of wealthier countries. In Canada, an e... read more

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Prostate cancer radiotherapy could have benefits even after the disease has spread

But they can’t kill ... in the UK, and have global impact.” And as 4 in 10 men with newly diagnosed advanced prostate cancer in the study fall in to the group with lower disease spread, this suggests ... read more


Trawsfynydd and cancer: nuclear power kills

A study of cancer incidence downwind of the Trawsfynydd nuclear plant in Wales shows a doubling of risk, writes Chris Busby, mainly from breast cancer. People eating ... power stations are more inform... read more

An Experimental Spit Test Could Identify Men Most at Risk of Prostate Cancer

The international research team used a new DNA analysis technique to peer into the genes of more than 70,000 people enrolled in previous studies. Some 45,000 of the subjects had already developed pros... read more

Omani TV presenter speaks out about battle with cancer

Many people survive. Just don’t allow it to invade your mind.” Cancer cases in Oman Breast cancer is most common among women with 170 cases reported, according to the latest figures issued by the Mini... read more

Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Almost 48,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year. But questions are being ... This made it less invasive and more likely to pick up abnormal cells than a standard biopsy. Spec... read more

Increase in lifestyle-related cancers over past decade spotlights need for prevention

Researchers reviewed 29 cancer groups, including lung, breast, prostate, skin, colorectal ... and income. SDI is more comprehensive than the historical "developed" versus "developing" nations framewor... read more

Will bowel cancer screening policy failures be an election issue?

The latest figures reveal over 13000 new cases of bowel cancer per year, and over 4000 deaths from this very preventable disease. This makes bowel cancer the second most common cancer in Australia beh... read more

So chemotherapy does work, after all (revisited)

When people think of chemotherapy ... it was rare back then to find a breast cancer less than 2 cm in diameter. One example that I like to point to is that of William Stewart Halsted, the American sur... read more

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the number of deaths from prostate cancer has exceeded the numbers of deaths from breast cancer. According to figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), more read more



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