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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...
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%...
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”. ...
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.
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...
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...
Cancer is the nation’s number one fear
February 2015: Cancer is rarely out of the news – and, with World Cancer Day having recently passed, has been in the media even more than usual.
How being pro-active on cancer can be healthy for the whole company
19th February: Last week, the Employee Benefits website reported on ‘challenging and sensitive health conditions’ that&nb...
Balreed host nationwide clinic roadshow to help staff and their families beat prostate cancer
February 2015: Check4Cancer is proud to be working alongside Balreed to help with making men aware of their prostate health. ...
Only 4% of employees offered cancer awareness initiatives
February 2015: According to a new survey by Bupa, only 4% of employee respondents have benefited from a health initiative rel...
UK cancer levels rise to one in two
February 2015: This week saw a BBC news report on cancer that contained shocking news for the UK. ‘Half of UK people will g...
Cancer campaign brings tangible rewards for Hewlett Packard
January 2015: National awards for Hewlett Packard demonstrate that fighting cancer in the workplace not only saves lives – ...
Check4Cancer Ltd Appoints Three New Employees
January 2015: Check4Cancer Ltd (IHT) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new company employees across its Client ...
22% of cancer patients feel pressured to return to work...
12th January 2015: Despite just 6% of cancer patients saying they were under pressure from their boss to return to work, j...
How business can fight cancer
6th January 2015: "We are facing a cancer epidemic, and no matter what, it will affect businesses. Here, leading cancer sp...
Surge in cancer survival could create “double-edged sword” says cancer charity
January 2015: Macmillan Cancer Support has today said that a surge in the numbers of people living with cancer, will creat...
Battling cancer: Tomorrow's Health and Safety
November 2014: Gordon Wishart's (Medical director of Check4Cancer) article on cancer screening was been published in the late...
Check4Cancer seminar shows how businesses can make a difference in the fight against cancer
November 2014: London seminar on Cancer in the Workplace outlines what employers can do to protect their staff and their busi...
Research study confirms blood test that can identify men with clinically relevant prostate cancer and reduce unnecessary biopsies
14 November 2014: A multicentre research study has confirmed that 4Kscore blood test has excellent ability to identify men li...
The importance of healthy, happy staff
12th November 2014: Health and wellbeing will take centre stage in 2015 as two-thirds of employers plan to increase investmen...