Posts tagged “Cancer Research UK”

Concerns Raised as More Than 50% of People Miss Bowel Cancer Screening

September 22nd, 2015
Concerns Raised as More Than 50% of People Miss Bowel Cancer Screening

Cancer Research UK has raised concerns after more than half of a group of 21,000 people turned down the chance to be involved in a new screening programme that could help to prevent them from developing bowel cancer. Of the 21,000 people who were invited, only 42% of women and 45% of men accepted the invitation to […]

Wales Push Ahead for E-Cigarette Ban

June 9th, 2015
Wales Push Ahead for E-Cigarette Ban

Under a new public health law, people are to be banned from the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed places like work, pubs and restaurants in Wales. The changes are likely to take place in 2017 and it will be the first to come into force in Britain. It has already split opinions among medical and health groups, […]

Cancer Research UK Links Rising Number of Skin Cancer Cases to Package Holiday Boom

April 7th, 2015
Cancer Research UK Links Rising Number of Skin Cancer Cases to Package Holiday Boom

Representatives from Cancer Research UK have suggested that the rising number of skin cancer cases in older people is linked to the package holiday boom in the 1960’s. Statistics show that the number of people diagnosed with skin cancer is increasing year on year among over 65’s and experts believe that the sudden surge in availability […]

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