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Shining a light on cancer

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We’ll be looking at the latest research and treatment, signs and symptoms to help prevention, highlighting those most at risk, and attempting to reduce the fear and stigma around a diagnosis.

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Cancer care and A&E to be prioritised as health service leader in England says something has to give. GPs will also have to cut the number of patients they refer to hospital and use alternatives such as physio instead. Living Off The Land, Family Matters, Strategic Planning, Bbc News, Young People, Youtube, Cancer, Challenges, Family Guy

NHS operations: Waiting times to rise in 'trade-off', boss says

Cancer care and A&E to be prioritised as health service leader in England says something has to give. GPs will also have to cut the number of patients they refer to hospital and use alternatives such as physio instead.

Rio Ferdinand's wife, Rebecca, died of breast cancer in The former England football captain reveals how hard he's found life without her and how he has struggled to cope with his grief. England Football Captain, Rio Ferdinand, Family Matters, Bereavement, Grief, Death, Breast Cancer, Quotes, Recipes

'I've not moved on' - Rio shares his struggle with grief

Rio Ferdinand opens up about how hard it has been to cope with his wife's death.

Errol McKellar campaigns for awareness for prostate cancer from his garage in East London. After he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010 he began giving MOT discounts to customers if they agreed to get a prostate check. Prostate Cancer, Signs And Symptoms, East London, Meet You, Garage, How To Get, Check, Carport Garage, Garages

'If I didn't meet you, I'd be dead in a year'

Errol McKellar campaigns for awareness for prostate cancer from his garage in East London. After he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010 he began giving MOT discounts to customers if they agreed to get a prostate check.

newsreader Mao Kobayashi speaks about her illness and how it changed her perspective on life. Newsreader, Perspective On Life, Family Matters, Domestic Violence, No Worries, Health Care, Cancer, Japan, Education

100 Women 2016: Kokoro - the cancer blog gripping Japan

34-year-old newsreader Mao Kobayashi speaks about her illness and how it changed her perspective on life.

Spotting cancer early is important because the sooner it can be treated, the better the outcome. Signs And Symptoms, White Women, Breast Cancer

Breast cancer 'more often advanced' in black women

Spotting cancer early is important because the sooner it can be treated, the better the outcome.

chest ct showing a primary lung cancer Mathematical Model, Some Beautiful Pictures, Prostate Cancer, Health Problems, Lunges, Chemotherapy Drugs, News, Stem Cells, Smoothies

'Relentless drive' call for early cancer diagnosis

"A cancer diagnosis can affect so many parts of a person's life."

 Some patients share their thoughts and feelings about the diesease. Prostate Cancer, Signs And Symptoms, Thoughts And Feelings, Positivity, Optimism

'Take more than cancer to beat me'

Prostate cancer. Some patients share their thoughts and feelings about the diesease.

Screening and early detection are important factors in improving cancer survival rates. Here are some common screening exams to detect cancer early on. Breast Cancer Survivor, News Health, Women's Health, Cancer Treatment, Health And Wellbeing, The Cure, Cancer Cells, Bbc News, Cancer Awareness

Warning over non-lump breast cancers

Around one in six cases of breast cancer begins with symptoms other than a suspect lump, experts advise.

More people than ever before are surviving cancer thanks to better treatments. Health Care, Cancer, Thankful, Tips, People, People Illustration, Folk, Health, Counseling

Breaking the link between cancer and poverty

More people than ever before are surviving cancer thanks to better treatments.

Cancer survivor Terry Foster, tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme he was sacked after being diagnosed with lymphoma, as his company felt he “wouldn't be able to handle the stress of the job”. Good To See You, Signs And Symptoms, News Health, Uk News, Bbc, Cancer

'I was sacked for having cancer'

Cancer survivor Terry Foster, 58, tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme he was sacked after being diagnosed with lymphoma, as his company felt he “wouldn't be able to handle the stress of the job”.