Tag Archives: Cancer

Pancreatic cancer: Weight loss and combating diabetes can reduce your risk

Pancreatic cancer symptoms may only appear when the condition is already advanced, making the condition harder to treat. Currently, this cancer is the UK’s fifth biggest cancer killer, for which survival rates have not improved since 1970. According to the Office for National Statistics, less than seven per cent of people diagnosed with the condition are expected to live for ...

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Breast cancer screening guidelines: Should you be screened by the NHS?

The Health Secretary has launched an independent review into what he called the “serious failure” of a computer system’s algorithm. The glitch means an estimated 450,000 women between the ages of 68 and 71 were not invited to NHS breast cancer screenings between 2009 and 2018 when they should have been. Mr Hunt told Parliament: “Our current best estimate which c… ...

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