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Siemens Appoints Check4Cancer
1st December 2011: Check4Cancer has been chosen to provide breast and skin cancer screening to Siemens Employees
Cancer cases projected to rise by 45% in next two decades
28th October 2011: £750m over the next four years to make sure people are diagnosed with cancer earlier. Read more: From BBC News
Cancer diagnoses in 40-59 age group soar 20% in a generation
18th July 2011: Improved screening picks up cases that would have been missed Read more: From the Guardian
Health Charity says four in 10 people will get cancer
14th July 2011: Macmillan Cancer Support says the figure has risen significantly in the last decade Read more: From BBC News
Factor 15 SunScreen 'Won't protect against cancer'
1st June 2011: A leading medical journal questions the validity of Nice guidance on sunscreen protection. Read more: From The Independent
Rates of Deadliest Skin Cancer Triple in Under 35 Age Group
6th April 2011: Cancer Research UK has just revealed that more than two people under 35 in Britain are diagnosed each day...
Lockdown Life – Test for bowel cancer without having to leave home
Check4Cancer’s bowel cancer screening tests are available and can be delivered direct to your door. BowelCheck is a simple ...
How can you get screened for bowel cancer?
With regular screening, 25% fewer people die from bowel cancer. How can you get screened? What are the different types of tes...
Why should you check for bowel cancer?
Early detection of bowel cancer saves lives. The number of people dying of bowel cancer has been falling since the 1970s, and...
What are the symptoms of bowel cancer?
Over 42,000 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year in the UK[1]. How do you know if you’ve got bowel cancer? In ...
Check4Cancer appoints Louise Mills as Clinical Services Director
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Mills as Director of Clinical Services.
Bowel cancer awareness month
April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and an ideal chance to take a look at the nature of bowel cancer, the crucial importan...
Sitting is the new smoking – but a new app can help you break the habit
We are all aware that certain environmental factors can significantly raise our cancer risk. Radiation, hazardous chemicals, ...
Bowel cancer – detection, prevention and cure
To mark Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Justin Davies, Clinical Director for BowelHealth UK, talks about new developments in scr...
Cancer detection and prevention: a message for World Cancer Day, 4 February 2016
2015 proved a turbulent year for national and international politics – but the news that dominated the New Year was can...
Bowel cancer screening can be improved by new test (FIT)
Screening for bowel cancer can be significantly improved by adopting the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT), say experts. The U...
World Health Organisation identifies processed meat a carcinogen
Following evaluation of the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat, the International Agency for R...
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 &nd...
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...
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 ...
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,...
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...