Cancer in children
Cancer in children
ONE in four teenage cancer patients had to visit their GP at least four times before being referred to a specialist, according to a report published yesterday.
AN ADVANCED type of body scan could help doctors decide when men with slow-growing prostate cancer need treatment, it was revealed yesterday.
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A RARE form of cancer has left 17-year-old promising footballer Brandon Hall isolated and miserable in an adult hospital ward.
SHE was facing the battle of her life - a teenager who'd already encountered the grief and physical turmoil of miscarriage, now staring at the nightmare of cancer.
A FIVE-year-old who beat leukaemia has become the star of a nationwide fundraising campaign for Cancer Research UK - as a cartoon character.
Many British men whose fertility may be at risk from cancer treatment are not being offered the chance to bank their sperm, a study suggests.
PAINTERS are at a significantly increased risk of developing bladder cancer, claims a new study.
CANCER patients are still waiting as long as a year to get life-saving hospital treatment, despite ministers' claims waiting time targets are being met.
DOCTORS have called for boys to be included in the vaccination programme to protect girls against cervical cancer.
A LONG-RUNNING battle over whether childhood leukaemia figures should be made public was yesterday sent back to the Scottish Information Commissioner.
ALMOST three-quarters of children diagnosed with leukaemia will be cured of the disease, research suggested yesterday.
AN investment manager who pledged to raise £100,000 for teenage cancer sufferers by driving across Britain has hit his target before even setting off.
WITH costumes on loan from the Museum of Scotland and schoolchildren for models, it was a fashion show with a difference.
SINGER Sharleen Spiteri helped Edinburgh's CLIC cancer home celebrate its tenth anniversary.
THE Teenage Cancer Trust is to be congratulated for having raised enough money to pay for the establishment of the first ever dedicated unit for the treatment of young people at the city's Sick Kids hospital. And you, our readers, can be proud of the fact that you have played such a vital part in helping the dream become a reality.
A VACCINATION scheme to protect girls against cervical cancer will cost £64 million over the next three years, it was revealed today.
A FORMER cancer patient will be taking part in a sponsored walk to raise money for other sufferers at the Sick Kids Hospital.
A STAR-studded fundraising ball in the Capital raised a total of £50,000 for the Breast Cancer Campaign.
A CHARITY concert arranged by two sisters who were inspired by a young cancer victim has raised more than £2000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
THERE is no air-conditioning to cut through the dense Ghanaian heat that rolls through the open windows and across the cots crammed into the gloomy paediatric ward.
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