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Study confirms breast screening saves lives
The BBC reports how a new study, led by the World Health Organization's cancer agency, proves the effectiveness of breast can...
New lung cancer treatment doubles life expectancy
According to a “milestone” trial, a new therapy can more than double life expectancy in some lung cancer patients. The B...
Convene To Screen
Check4Cancer's medical director Professor Gordon Wishart sets out the case for putting policies in place for dealing with can...
Cancer cells can reactivate after decades
A new study, published in the journal Leukemia and reported on the BBC News website, suggests that cancer cells can go to sle...
Cold sore virus may be the key to treating skin cancer
BBC News online reports this week on a revolutionary new treatment for skin cancer, using a genetically engineered version of...
A quarter of skin cells turning cancerous
Over a quarter of a middle-aged person’s skin cells may have taken the first step to becoming cancerous, according to a stu...
Obesity in adolescence linked to bowel cancer
New research has shown that boys who become obese as teenagers may double their risk of bowel cancer by the time they are in ...
21,000 cancer patients treated late in 2014-15
In March we reported on figures showing that NHS targets for the treatment of cancer patients had been missed for the first t...
HPV test proves more accurate for cervical cancer screening
Medical News Today reports that two new studies show an HPV test to be a more accurate means of screening for cervical cancer...
Fighting cancer in the workplace
By PROFESSOR GORDON WISHART, Clinical Director, Check4Cancer WHEN THE WORLD-LEADING international property and infrastructur...
High oestrogen levels increase breast cancer risk in men
A new report published by Cancer Research UK, in collaboration with a range of international partners, has shown that men wit...
Cancer in the workplace: what does it mean for HR?
In a new report by Check4Cancer, Cancer in the workplace: what does it mean for HR?, we take a look at the implications of ca...
Britons still in the dark about UK’s most common cancer
May 2015. A report by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has shown that people in the UK are still burying their...
Skin cancer up by 30% in Scotland
April 2015. A recent report on cancer in Scotland has shown that the incidence rate of malignant melanoma of the skin has inc...
Professor Gordon Wishart: How cancer will affect your business – and what you can do about it
It is calculated that, currently, one in three people in the UK will get cancer of one type in their lifetime. Cancer charity...
Diet swap shows how Western diet increases cancer risk
April, 2015. A new study reported by the BBC this week provides a dramatic demonstration of the effect of diet on the gut –...
Levels of bowel cancer detection “unnacceptable”
April 2015. Thousands of lives and millions of pounds are being lost because bowel cancer is being detected too late, accordi...
Dealing with cancer in the workplace
Serious illness – particularly cancer – can have a devastating impact on your employees and your business, therefore it i...
Breast cancer sufferers put lives at risk by delaying GP appointments
14th April 2015: The Guardian reports this week that almost a fifth of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer after...
Check4Cancer is the new name for International HealthScreen Technologies Ltd and HealthScreen UK
Cambridge, 1st April 2015: Check4Cancer is the new name for International HealthScreen Technologies Ltd and HealthScreen UK, ...
Hymans Robertson boosts take up of cancer care
24 March: EXCLUSIVE: Hymans Robertson saw take up of its cancer screening programme reach 6% in the first year it was offered...
Fit middle-aged men have lower cancer risk
March 2015: A new study published in JAMA Oncology suggests that very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung c...
Cancer care is “stuck in the 1990s”
30th March: According to new analysis released by Macmillan Cancer Support, cancer survival rates in the UK are “at or behi...
Angelina Jolie undergoes surgery to prevent cancer
24th March: The BBC reported today that actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventat...