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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...
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,...
A first in private sector genetic testing now at Spire Cardiff Hospital
In collaboration with GeneHealth UK, Spire Cardiff Hospital has launched a genetic testing & counselling service. GHUK of...
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...
Genetic Screening arrives at The Wellington
In March this year, GeneHealth UK began holding regular clinics at the Platinum Medical Centre. Sessions are run by genetic c...
GeneHealth UK in the news!
An article "Cambridge breast cancer surgeon Prof Gordon Wishart launches new genetic testing company", based on interview wit...
Should all women have ‘Angelina Jolie gene test’?
The Times reported recently on a call for all women to be screened for “Angelina Jolie-type genetic mutations” to...
GeneHealth UK is exhibiting at ABS Conference & AGM
Association Of Breast Surgery Conference & AGM,   15th & 16th June 2015,  Bournemouth International Centre
Raising awareness of ovarian cancer: The role of genetic testing
March 2015: Last Wednesday, one of the GeneHealth UK’s private clinics, The Wellington Hospital, held an educational se...
Kelly Osbourne to have same preventative cancer surgery as Angelina
31st March: The BBC has reported this week that the TV star and former fashion reporter Kelly Osbourne is to opt for surgery ...
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...
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...
Genetic screening to be extended in Wales
February 2015: A BBC report last Friday highlighted the fact that patients in Wales are being refused a test for a gene that ...
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 wi...
GeneHealth UK to offer FREE online seminars to oncologists
January 2015: Educational resource to highlight latest developments and show how genetic testing can improve outcomes for pat...
Check4Cancer Ltd Appoints Three New Employees
January 2015: Check4Cancer Ltd (Check4Cancer) is pleased to announce the consultation of three new company employees across i...
GeneHealth UK genetic testing offered globally
January 2015: The genetic testing and counselling expertise provided by Cambridge-based GeneHealth UK is now being offered as...
"Screen more" for cancer risk genes says charity
12th December 2014: More people in high risk groups should have their DNA tested for the breast cancer genes, says a cancer c...
GeneHealth UK's principal Genetic Counsellor, Vicki Kiesel selected as advisor to BBC's Eastenders
February 2013: GeneHealth UK's principal Genetic Counsellor, Vicki Kiesel was selected to provide advice to the producers of ...
Nuffield Health expands private clinical activity to include genetic counselling
October 2013: Nuffield Health and BreastHealth UK are proud to announce a collaboration which will mean an opening of a priv...
Leading London private breast unit expands clinical activity to include genetic counselling
June 2013: Spire Bushey Hospital and BreastHealth UK are proud to announce a collaboration, which will open one of the f...
New blood test catches lung cancer early
A Scottish landmark research study presented this week at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer has confirmed that the Ear...