Cancer in the Headlines

Cancer in the Headlines

A new cancer treatment strategy is on the horizon that experts say could be a game-changer and spare patients the extreme side effects of existing options such as chemotherapy. Chemotherapy and other current cancer treatments are brutal, scorched-earth affairs that...
Addressing sexism in medicine?

Addressing sexism in medicine?

A blog to expose some of the worst examples of sexism in Hollywood has become an enormous hit simply due to the incredible number of contributions; all remaining anonymous because of “fear of retaliation.” Published on the canvas of the social media platform Tumblr,...
‘Inspirational’ Pinki Lilani OBE

‘Inspirational’ Pinki Lilani OBE

People inspire in many ways. As for Pinki Lilani who is well known for a host of awards which recognise influential women and leaders, has helped to highlight and progress the careers and aspirations of hundreds of women. She is the founder of Asian Women of...
Healthy lifestyle & bowel cancer survival

Healthy lifestyle & bowel cancer survival

UK researchers claim living a healthy lifestyle before diagnosis could improve a persons chances of surviving bowel cancer. Findings from Imperial College London suggest eating a balanced diet, keeping physically active and maintaining a healthy weight were associated...
Skin cancer in pensioners

Skin cancer in pensioners

People over 65 are around seven times more likely to develop malignant melanoma compared to 40 years ago, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK. The most recent figures show that on average around 5,700 pensioners are now diagnosed with melanoma each...