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Check4Cancer & Cigna finalists for second year in ‘Best Diagnostics Provider’ category at Health Investor Awards
Check4Cancer and Cigna have been working together for the past 14 months to tackle early detection of breast cancer and skin ...
BreastHealth UK exhibiting at ABS Conference in Belfast
 Association of Breast Surgery Conference, 15th & 16th May 2017, Belfast Waterfront
“Milestone” breast cancer study paves way to new treatments
A major new study – the largest of its kind ever undertaken – has been hailed as a milestone in the understanding...
Breast cancer: self-exam must be made priority
Gordon Wishart, Professor of Cancer Surgery and Chief Medical Officer of Check4Cancer has called for self-examination to be a...
Cancer cases increased by 12%
New figures released by Cancer Research UK have shown a 12% increase in the rate of cancer since the mid-90s. More...
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...
The list of 116 things that cause cancer – and how to use it
Sales of bacon and sausages fell by £3m in UK supermarkets in just two weeks following the World Health Organization&rs...
Cambridge scientists discover genetic clue to breast cancer relapse
A research team from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge has found a clue as to why some breast cancers relapse ...
Beating breast cancer
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Professor Gordon Wishart – Gordon Wishart, Professor of Cancer Surgery and Medic...
Cigna and BreastHealth UK join forces to launch OneStop breast cancer diagnostic clinics
  Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna) and BreastHealth UK (part of Check4Cancer group of companies) have formed an all...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Cambridge breast cancer surgeon Prof Gordon Wishart launches new genetic testing company
An article "Cambridge breast cancer surgeon Prof Gordon Wishart launches new genetic testing company", based on interview wit...
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...
Study confirms breast screening saves lives
The BBC reports how a new study, led by the World Health Organization's cancer agency, proves the effectiveness of breast can...
Cancer cells can reactivate after decades
A new study, published in the journal Leukemia and reported on the BBC News website, suggests that cancer cells can go to sle...
BreastHealth UK is exhibiting at ABS Conference & AGM
Association Of Breast Surgery Conference & AGM,   15th & 16th June 2015,  Bournemouth International Centre
21,000 cancer patients treated late in 2014-15
In March we reported on figures showing that NHS targets for the treatment of cancer patients had been missed for the first t...
High oestrogen levels increase breast cancer risk in men
May 2015. A new report published by Cancer Research UK, in collaboration with a range of international partners, has shown th...