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Cancer overtakes cardiovascular disease as UK's No. 1 killer among men
Research published online in the journal Heart reveals that cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease, which includes heart...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Check4Cancer Ltd Appoints Three New Employees
January 2015: Check4Cancer Ltd (Check4Cancer) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new company employees across it...
A ray of sunshine for bowel cancer patients?
‘Vitamin D could have real long-term survival prospects’ says research July 2014: By Nicky Whiting Bowel cancer patient...
BowelHealth UK appoints Mr Justin Davies as Clinical Director
October 2013: The BowelHealth UK team welcomes Mr Justin Davies as Clinical Director. Mr Davies is a Consultant Colorectal Su...
Rapid access breast cancer clinics still open throughout the UK
Check4Cancer is providing fast-track access to our national network of ‘OneStop Breast Clinics’ located in London and thr...
Check4Cancer launches new London ‘OneStop Breast Clinic’ for younger patients who will no longer be seen in NHS breast clinics.
  Professor Gordon Wishart, Chief Medical Officer of Check4Cancer launches a private ‘OneStop Breast Clinic’ for yo...
Breast cancer facts October 2019
 
Annual screening detects breast cancers earlier for women aged 35-39 with a family history
First long-term study (FH02) from University of Manchester confirming effectiveness of annual screening mammography from age ...
PREDICT model wins research excellence award
The PREDICT breast cancer survival and treatment prediction model won the People's Choice Award at the Office for National St...
Clinical excellence in One Stop pathway audit data presented at Association of Breast Surgery Conference
Professor Gordon Wishart, Chief Medical Officer of Check4Cancer, presents audit results from its private breast can...
Check4Cancer wins Diagnostics Provider of the Year at the 2018 Health Investor Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce it has been awarded ‘Diagnostics provider of the year’ at the 2018 Health...
NHS Breast Screening – The First 30 Years
NHS breast screening error affects 450,000 women In May 2018, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced to the House of Commons...
Check4Cancer appoints Louise Mills as Clinical Services Director
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Mills as Director of Clinical Services.
Private providers expect surge in mammogram requests
Private providers of screening mammograms such as BreastHealth UK (www.breasthealthuk.com) are expecting a surge in requests ...
Check4Cancer's audit data selected for presentation at ABS 2018
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that audit data from both our OneStop breast diagnostic services (through BreastHealth ...
Third time lucky?!! Check4Cancer finalist in Health Investor Award for Diagnostics Provider of the Year
By working closely with large corporate clients and UK private medical insurance companies, Check4Cancer has been able to mod...
'Gene-ius' Your DNA can tell you how likely you are to develop breast cancer
Cambridge Magazine features Professor Gordon Wishart and the Check4Cancer team talking about MyBreastRisk, the first DNA sali...
MyBreastRisk - new test launched!
BreastHealth UK launches MyBreastRisk - the first commercially available test that combines both genetic and lifestyle factor...