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Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease the leading cause of death for first time

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have become the leading cause of death in England and Wales for the first time, new figures show. An ageing...

Ben Stiller reveals prostate cancer diagnosis and hails test for saving his life

Hollywood star Ben Stiller has revealed he was diagnosed with prostate cancer but is now cancer-free. The Zoolander star was diagnosed with a growing tumour...

Pfizer to acquire cancer drug company Medivation

Pfizer is to acquire cancer drug company Medivation in a deal valued at about US$14bn. Medivation is best known for cancer treatment Xtandi, which it...

East End of an era as Peggy Mitchell succumbs to cancer

One of EastEnders’ most beloved characters will bid her final farewell tonight as Peggy Mitchell succumbs to cancer. The former landlady of the Queen Vic,...

Controlling cancer may better than trying to killing it

Keeping cancer at bay with frequent low dose chemotherapy treatments might be more effective than trying to destroy it, a study has found. The unconventional...

Celine Dion’s husband Rene Angelil dies at 73 after battle with cancer

Rene Angelil, the husband and manager of Celine Dion, has died after battling cancer. Posts across the singer’s official website and social media accounts confirmed...

Ashya King’s dad ‘so proud’ as he returns to school after cancer-therapy fight

The father of brain cancer survivor Ashya King has said he is “proud” as his son returns to school full time. Brett King said the...

Taylor Swift donates thousands of dollars to her backing dancer’s nephew who is battling cancer

Swift has donated 50,000 US dollars (£33,000) to her backing dancer’s 13-month-old nephew who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Dancer Kim “Toshi” Davidson shared an...

Medics ‘over the moon’ with progress of brain cancer boy Ashya King

The woman in charge of the medical centre in Prague that treated brain cancer survivor Ashya King has said she is “over the moon”...

Iconic 9/11 ‘dust lady’ survivor dies age 42 from stomach cancer

A 9/11 survivor whose photograph became one of the enduring images of the terrorist attacks has died, aged 42, after suffering from stomach cancer. Marcy...

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Tom Hanks back in the US after self-isolating in Australia

Tom Hanks has returned to the US having self-isolated in Australia for coronavirus. The Hollywood star and his wife Rita Wilson, both 63, announced they...

Juventus players and manager agree to forego wages for four months

Juventus players have agreed to waive four months’ wages to help the club’s finances amid the coronavirus pandemic. Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates, along with...

Trump considers then rejects quarantining New York and other states

US President Donald Trump considered then abandoned ordering a quarantine for the coronavirus hotspots of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Mr Trump announced in...

Coronavirus-hit cruise ship allowed through Panama Canal

A coronavirus-stricken cruise ship stranded off the coast of Panama with over 200 British nationals on board will be allowed to continue its journey...
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