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Syrian president Bashar Assad’s wife, Asma Assad, diagnosed with leukaemia

Syrian first lady Asma Assad has been diagnosed with leukaemia, the office of the country's president Bashar Assad has announced. The president’s wife was diagnosed...

‘Special’ immune cells offer hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients who have a ‘special’ type of immune cell in their tumours have a higher chance of survival than those who do...

Protein discovery could improve therapy options for aggressive breast cancer

Scientists have discovered a protein which drives aggressive breast cancer. Researchers at Cardiff University are hoping new and improved therapies could now be developed for...

New test could highlight women at highest risk of recurring breast cancer

Testing for immune cell "hotspots" around tumours could help identify women at high risk of relapsing breast cancer, say scientists. Women with large numbers...

Mushrooms – An Understated Necessity

Deborah Thomas Not a vegetable not a fruit but actually from a family of fungus! Out of all the thousands of species of mushrooms found...

Scientists closer to predicting development of breast cancer tumours

Scientists have moved a step closer to being able to predict the likelihood that very early tumours will develop into full-blown breast cancer, according...

Fortnightly chemotherapy ‘gives better chance’ for breast cancer women under 50

Having chemotherapy every two weeks, rather than three, can improve survival chances for women under 50 with breast cancer, new research suggests. The two-weekly therapy...

Elle Macpherson feared she had cancer after discovering a lump in her breast

The 51-year-old supermodel has opened up about the scary moment she found the lump on her 49th birthday, admitting it was a "big warning"...

Study finds breast cancer drugs cut premature deaths by 40%

Breast cancer drugs that suppress the body’s production of oestrogen significantly reduce the risk of premature death, a study has shown. The findings are expected...

Breast cancer screening ‘overrated’, say scientists

The benefits of breast cancer screening are vastly overestimated as the figures do not back them up in practice, scientists who conducted an in-depth...

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