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Check4Cancer appoints Louise Mills as Clinical Services Director
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Mills as Director of Clinical Services.
9/10 cancer causes may be avoidable
Getting cancer is often seen as being down to bad genes or bad luck, but new research shows that as many as nine out of ten c...
Early detection of lung cancer
Sam Janes, Clinical Advisor for LungHealth UK and Check4Cancer, talks about shockingly high mortality rates for lung cancer, ...
LungHealth UK appoints new Clinical Director
Check4Cancer Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Sam Janes as new Clinical Advisor for their early dete...
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...
Lung cancer in women hits 20,000 cases
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began, according to new C...
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...
New lung cancer treatment doubles life expectancy
According to a “milestone” trial, a new therapy can more than double life expectancy in some lung cancer patients...
The breathalyser that could diagnose lung cancer early…
19th February: A breathalyser that can actually diagnose lung cancer will be used in two NHS hospitals this summer as part of...
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...
Lung cancer fatalities to overtake breast cancer deaths among European women
28th January 2015: Lung cancer deaths among European women are set to overtake those from breast cancer for the first time th...
Can breath detect lung cancer?
8th September 2014 Researchers believe the temperature of exhaled breath could indicate lung cancer... Doctors believe they ...
Recognising the signs and symptoms of lung cancer
June 2014 By Nicky Whiting Much has been made recently of the lack of awareness when it comes to lung cancer symptoms, parti...
Doubling the risk of lung cancer?
June 2014: By Nicky Whiting BRCA2 gene carriers who smoke could be twice as likely to contract lung cancer Breast cancer dr...
Edinburgh private clinic recognises the importance of lung cancer early detection
January 2014: LungHealth UK and The Edinburgh Clinic are proud to announce a collaboration which will provide early detection...
Lockdown Life: Proactively check for prostate cancer without leaving the house
You’ve got the time, you’ve got the knowledge, have you got the confidence to take control of your prostate cancer checking whilst in lockdown?
How can you get tested for prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer survival is improving and has tripled in the last 40 years in the UK, probably because of PSA testing[1]. Whe...
Why should you check for prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, however it’s often symptomless in its early stages. In our third blog for...
What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?
More than 47,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year– that’s around 130 every day[1]. Prostate ca...