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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Talking about mouth cancer is important

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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‘Having cancer makes my work even more meaningful’ – Emma’s story

Emma Shanks shares her story of being diagnosed with oral cancer, not once but four times in succession.

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Spotting symptoms – a personal story about oesophageal cancer

Maggie is one of our research nurses and an oesophageal cancer survivor – read her story about the importance of spotting symptoms early.

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Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?

Cancer news often gets more attention if a celebrity has been diagnosed, but does this help raise awareness or can the celebrity angle do more harm than good?

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A minimum alcohol price could cut cancer rates

Alcohol has been a well-loved but problematic part of British life for centuries, as immortalised in 18th century artist Hogarth’s…

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News digest – abiraterone in Scotland, No Smoking Day, red meat, oral cancer, and more

It was a week that started in Scotland, with the ‘no’ decision on prostate drug abiraterone, and went on to…

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BBC Three documentary on oral sex and cancer

Last night’s BBC Three documentary, presented by actress Jaime Winstone, discusses the newest potential cause of cancer – oral sex….

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