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The Check4Cancer Team had a great few days at Employee Benefits Live
Employee Benefits Live is Europe's largest dedicated reward and benefits event offering expert insight, information and inspi...
Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month - It's Time to Open Up
September is Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month, and GynaeHealth UK (part of Check4Cancer group) are deligther t...
New measures to deliver faster diagnoses
Earlier this year, we reported on the new cancer task force, set up to combat long waiting times for diagnoses in England –...
Cancer accounts for 29% of long-term sickness claims
The number of newly diagnosed breast cancer cases has risen by a fifth in a decade according to new analysis by Breast Cancer...
New cancer detection early evidence backs opportunity for employers to support smokers
Results from the largest ever randomised trial for lung cancer have provided new evidence of the value of employer-led testin...
Cervical Cancer: signs you should not ignore
Treatment and detection of cervical cancer has changed radically in the past 25 years, largely as a result of the national sc...
Why we need to take extra care in the sun over the age of 65
This summer in the UK has seen days of intense sun alternate with grey skies with startling rapidity. Whilst we might think w...
Inherited bowel cancer risk reduced by aspirin
Aspirin can more than halve bowel cancer risk in obese people with Lynch syndrome – an inherited condition linked to an inc...
Coffee can help prevent the return of bowel cancer
Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances...
Even moderate drinking may increase cancer risk
This week, the BBC reports on new research findings that demonstrate how even light consumption of alcohol can increase cance...
Quarter of cancer patients had to visit GP three times before diagnosis
A new study has revealed that almost a quarter of cancer patients had to make at least three visits to their GP before being ...
New NHS guidelines on melanoma
This week, the BBC reports on new guidelines for diagnosing and treating melanoma skin cancers that have been issued to the N...
Five types of prostate cancer identified
Cancer Research UK scientists have for the first time identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer a...
Shift work and increased cancer risk
This week, Sarah Montague – a night-time presenter for the BBC – investigated the impact of shift work on health, and fou...
The challenge ahead for the NHS
In Cancer: The challenge facing the NHS BBC Health Correspondent Nick Triggle reveals the issues ahead for our struggling hea...
Legal complaints for missed melanomas double in a decade
Medico-legal experts have warned that UK GPs urgently need extra training to spot melanomas if they are reduce the growing nu...
Drug could extend life for 50% of breast cancer sufferers in future
New research suggests that a cheap and safe drug could help half of women with breast cancer to live longer – and lead to a...
Lung cancer in women hits 20,000 cases
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new C...
4Kscore prostate cancer test recommended in US guidelines
The US’s National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is to include 4Kscore® – the test offered as part of ProstateCheck...
Skin cancer – knowing your risk and what to look for
Melanoma is the sixth most common cancer in the UK, killing over 2,000 people in Britain each year, but as with all cancers, ...
Smoking linked to prostate cancer
The results of a new study have established a link between prostate cancer and smoking, reports Science Daily. Smoking has l...
Breast cancer screening – why it matters
Like other types of cancer, incidence of breast cancer is increasing, with around 50,000 new cases in the UK per annum. That ...
Cervical cancer viewed as a younger woman’s disease
As Cervical Screening Awareness Week gets underway (15-21 June) the BBC reports how cervical cancer is perceived as...
Taking cervical cancer screening to the next level
To mark Cervical Screening Awareness Week – a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust – Mr Jullien Brad...