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Cancer

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Clinical briefing: How far have we come on cancer survival?

Crucial advances have been made but there are still barriers to improving survival rates

Cancer support with cake and a cuppa

Macmillan Cancer Support is encouraging everyone to get involved on 28 September for the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. 

The C Word

Cancer is scary, not just to those suffering from the disease. There is plenty that pharmacy staff can do for customers.

Less survivable cancers

Delays in diagnosis of many cancers can have a detrimental effect on survival prospects for patients. So what can pharmacy do to help?

Continuing cancer care

Childhood cancer survival rates in the UK are at the highest they have ever been, but ‘late effects’ of cancer can develop in adulthood, and survivors need continued support.

Occupational sun exposure linked to cancers

Occupational sun exposure causes about one in 50 cutaneous malignant melanomas, equivalent to approximately one death from, and five new cases of, the cancer each week in Britain, new figures suggest

Women's health

This team training module focuses on women's health and in particular, cervical cancer.

Scenario: Chemotherapy & hair loss

Sarah Forster has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is due to have chemotherapy. She asks to talk to Parveen

Aspirin could cut GI cancer risk

Using aspirin long-term could reduce the risk of gastrointestinal tract malignancies

From the frying pan into the clinic

Mushrooms aren't just a tasty addition to your dinner, they’re becoming increasingly important in medical treatment.

Cancer death rate falls

Cancer death rates in the UK have fallen by almost 10 per cent over 10 years, according to Cancer Research UK

Public still underestimates obesity-cancer link

Forty-one per cent of adults in Britain don’t know that being overweight increases cancer risk

Cancer screening works

Screening is more likely to pick up early cancers than GP referral or emergency presentation, new research finds



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