#Cancer

  • Article: 'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year
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    'Easily Treatable' Cancers Kill Thousands in the Pacific Each Year

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Almost 10,000 Pacific islanders die every year from cancer due to a lack of treatment services. Read more

  • Article: African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer
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    African First Ladies Call on African Union Member States to Prioritise Fighting Cancer

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 12, 2019

    Ageing populations, tobacco, and alcohol are causing an increase in cancer cases. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September
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    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK
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    HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 5, 2019

    “This is a veritable triumph for medicine,” says Scotland's clinical lead for cervical screening. Read more

  • Article: Papua New Guinea Only Has One Radiation Machine. It Doesn't Work.
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    Papua New Guinea Only Has One Radiation Machine. It Doesn't Work.

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 23, 2019

    The country's only radiation machine has been out of service for more than two years. Read more

  • Article: This Dating App Will Donate 5p to Charity Every Time a Woman Makes a Move Today
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    This Dating App Will Donate 5p to Charity Every Time a Woman Makes a Move Today

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 24, 2018

    Bumble is raising money for breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel. Read more

  • Article: Australia Could Be Cervical Cancer-Free Within 20 Years
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    Australia Could Be Cervical Cancer-Free Within 20 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 9, 2018

    The Cancer Council has revealed Australia is on track to eliminate the deadly disease. Read more

  • Article: England's Poorest Residents Get 19 Fewer Years of Good Health Than Its Richest
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    England's Poorest Residents Get 19 Fewer Years of Good Health Than Its Richest

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2018

    These “stubborn inequalities” should not still exist. Read more