Skin cancer rates in Scotland have shot up by 62 percent over the last decade, official statistics today show.6 Comments
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HEALTH campaigners have attacked the decision to deny patients in Scotland access to another cancer drug on the NHS.
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Scientists have made a key step forward in being able to produce stem cells from a cloned human embryo to help in research and the creation of new personalised treatments for patients.
THE dance-club drug Ecstasy is being developed as a potential cancer treatment.
WORLD-RENOWNED violinist Nicola Benedetti is backing a nationwide fundraising event, the World's Biggest Coffee Morning, after losing her grandmother to cancer.
SCIENTISTS have discovered a molecule in the blood that could help doctors spot the very earliest signs of ovarian cancer and prevent thousands of women from dying.
People fear cancer more than any other disease, according to a new survey.
Jamie Marshall Macdonald was diagnosed with osteosarcoma last September and had surgery to remove the cancer before starting chemotherapy.
Medicines watchdogs have made a U-turn over a drug to treat young cancer patients after announcing it should now be available on the NHS.
The number of cancer deaths linked to factors in the workplace may not start to fall for another 20 years or more, experts believe.
SCIENTISTS have discovered a key gene that increases a woman's chances of developing ovarian cancer.
Exercise is a "wonder drug" for cancer survivors and may even prevent the disease coming back, according to a new report.
SCOTTISH scientists have discovered "puppet-master" genes involved in the development of prostate cancer which could help lead to new treatments.
Children who grow up on farms where animals are kept are much more likely to develop cancer, according to a new study.
Almost 1,400 cases of breast cancer were diagnosed through screening in Scotland in 2009/10, figures show.
A MAN's chances of developing bowel cancer have doubled in the past 30 years, figures show.
CANCER Research UK has awarded two researchers from Edinburgh University prestigious fellowships.