British Journal of Cancer

Power lines don't raise risk of leukaemia in children

(Medical Xpress)—Children who live near overhead power lines in early life do not have a greater risk of developing childhood leukaemia, researchers from the Childhood Cancer Research Group at the University ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Cancer patients diagnosed more quickly

(Medical Xpress)—The time taken to diagnose some of the more common cancers – from the point when a patient first reports a possible symptom to their general practitioner (GP) – fell in adults by an average of five ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Young black women less likely to survive breast cancer

Young black women in the UK diagnosed with breast cancer aged 40 or younger have poorer overall survival than white women in the same age group, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in the British Jo ...

Oct 23, 2013
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A tablet a day can keep breast cancer at bay

(Medical Xpress)—Women who stop taking their prescribed hormone tablets after surgery to treat breast cancer are almost three times more likely to have their cancer reoccur than those who stick with the treatment and take ...

Sep 10, 2013
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