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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...
New skin cancer drug fast-tracked to patients
24th March The BBC reports that an experimental and unlicensed cancer drug is being fast-tracked to NHS patients as a result ...
Fish may provide clue to reducing risk of bowel cancer
24th March: New research into dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancers suggests that pesco-vegetarians (vegetarian...

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Obesity increases women’s cancer risk by 40%
March 2015: According to new figures published by leading cancer charity Cancer Research UK, obese women “have around a 40%...

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MPs report says cancer care has “lost momentum”
March 2015 A new report by the Public Accounts Committee has concluded that cancer care in England has “lost momentum”. ...

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The Check4Cancer Team had a great day yesterday at Employee Benefits Connect at Lancaster London.
5th March:This highly popular annual event attracts senior HR and Benefits professionals from hundreds of organisations across the UK.

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Claira Hermet’s double mastectomy – and how genetic testing saves lives
25th February:In a documentary aired on BBC Radio 1 last night (24 February), 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet explored her deci...
Blind breast cancer examiners demonstrate there is no substitute for expertise
February 2015: A story that has appeared across various media this week, including the BBC, concerns the use of blind examine...

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Sunlight damage continues hours after exposure
February 2015: According to a BBC report, scientists at Yale University have found that the skin damage caused by sunlight co...