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Why reducing cancer risk is more than ‘just a walk in the park’

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016 1 comment

We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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‘I want to encourage other women to live healthily so that fewer women go through what I went through’ – Kath’s story

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016 8 comments

Kath Bebbington shares her story of getting healthy and losing weight after being diagnosed and treated for womb cancer.

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How exactly does obesity cause cancer? Three leading theories

Category: Science blog November 25, 2015 6 comments

We explore the science behind how fat causes cancer.

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Hitting the self-destruct switch – standing up to womb cancer with PARP inhibitors

Category: Science blog July 23, 2015 2 comments

We take a look at what a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors are doing to fight womb cancer.

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‘It seemed like the surgery had never happened’ – Rosa’s story

Category: Science blog February 2, 2015 Comments are closed

In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.

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Is being inactive really ‘as bad as smoking’?

Category: Science blog August 15, 2012 1 comment

In July, top medical journal The Lancet published a series of articles looking the worldwide health problems caused by peo...

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Podcast: redefining breast cancer, tiny brain tumours, bowel cancer progress and more

Category: Science blog April 30, 2012 Comments are closed

This month, we hear how a landmark study could revolutionise breast cancer treatment, and take a look at the growing evide...

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Healthy Resolutions 2012 – what’s new?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2012 4 comments

It’s mid-January, and while many resolutions will still be going strong, some may have already fallen by the wayside. Bu...

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Joining forces against womb cancer

Category: Science blog October 18, 2010 Comments are closed

When it comes to cancer, radiotherapy is a mainstay of modern day cancer treatment. As we recently highlighted, it’s a l...

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Being physically active can help reduce the risk of womb cancer

Category: Science blog September 29, 2010 Comments are closed

Keeping active is great for your health. It keeps excess fat at bay, gives you a rush of mood-enhancing endorphins, and ke...

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