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Sharp 80% rise in liver cancer deaths in UK

11/01/2019 Nicola Davis 0

Increase due to several factors including deprivation and rise in obesity says Cancer Research UKDeaths from liver cancer in the UK have shot up in recent years, with a rise of almost 80% in numbers between 2007 to 2017, new figures reveal.Experts say …

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An existential approach to cancer | Letter

10/24/2019 Letters 0

Online you can find miracle cures, writes Aliya Hasan, but only existentialism resonatesIt is breast cancer awareness month. As someone with secondary breast cancer I am aware of the disease every day. Since I was diagnosed last August I’ve been in a m…

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Cancer-causing chemical found in WeWork phone booths

10/14/2019 Reuters 0

In latest headache for cash-strapped company, WeWork says it has closed about 2,300 phone booths amid formaldehyde scareWeWork, the cash-strapped office-sharing company, has a new problem that may prove costly. It has closed about 2,300 phone booths at…

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Excellent care at Mount Vernon hospital | Letters

10/08/2019 Letters 0

Readers and consultants respond to an NHS report that found that the cancer hospital in London was ‘dilapidated and not fit for purpose’ and critically short-staffedI was saddened and angered by your article on the plight of Mount Vernon hospital (Crum…