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Trials begin of a saliva test for prostate cancer

Doctors have begun a trial of a simple saliva test that aims to spot the top 10% of men who are most at risk of developing prostate cancer. One in eight men develop prostate cancer at some point in their lives. The test draws

Cancer Institute ‘resumes’ radiotherapy services

Radiotherapy services at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) have fully resumed following the completion of the servicing of the Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy machine. The machine that was installed in January 2018, had been reported to have broken down two weeks ago

Everyday changes to diet and exercise could avoid 26,000 cases of cancer a year in women

Around 500 cases of cancer in women every week in the UK could be prevented by keeping a healthy weight and increasing exercise.The latest figures, calculated from 2015 cancer data, found that whilst smoking remains the biggest preventable cause of cancer**,