Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others

Moment Lord Sumption tells a stage 4 bowel cancer sufferer that her life is ‘less valuable’ than others in shocking TV debate on the impact of lockdown Jonathan Sumption made comments on BBC’s Big Questions this morning   He told BBC podcaster Deborah James her life was ‘less valuable’ than others  Ms James suffers from Stage … Read more Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others

Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others

Moment Lord Sumption tells a stage 4 bowel cancer sufferer that her life is ‘less valuable’ than others in shocking TV debate on the impact of lockdown Jonathan Sumption made comments on BBC’s Big Questions this morning   He told BBC podcaster Deborah James her life was ‘less valuable’ than others  Ms James suffers from Stage … Read more Lord Sumption tells Stage 4 cancer sufferer her life is ‘less valuable’ than others

‘Breakthrough’ drug that halts ovarian cancer gives a supermarket worker, 56, new life

One of the first British patients to be given a ‘breakthrough’ drug for deadly ovarian cancer has defied the odds, after the pill kept her cancer at bay for several years. Val Simcock, 56, ran out of options in 2017 when a second bout of chemotherapy failed to halt the growth of her tumour. But … Read more ‘Breakthrough’ drug that halts ovarian cancer gives a supermarket worker, 56, new life

Ryan Reynolds records heartfelt message for 11-year-old cancer patient: ‘I’m sending you strength’

Ryan Reynolds records heartfelt message for 11-year-old Deadpool fan bravely battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma: ‘I’m sending you strength’ By Glenn Garner For Dailymail.com Published: 00:27 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 00:27 GMT, 17 January 2021 Ryan Reynolds has played more than one superhero on the big screen. And the Golden Globe nominee could also qualify … Read more Ryan Reynolds records heartfelt message for 11-year-old cancer patient: ‘I’m sending you strength’

Two babies ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers during childbirth

Two children in Japan ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers, in a rare medical phenomenon, new case reports.  They likely inhaled cancer cells from their mothers, each of whom unwittingly had cervical cancer.  The children each developed lung cancer years later.   A baby has to pass through the mother’s cervix during childbirth and doctors think that … Read more Two babies ‘caught’ cancer from their mothers during childbirth

Boy, 4, fights leukaemia after GP diagnosed aches as growing pains

A four-year-old boy is fighting leukaemia after a GP initially diagnosed his discomfort as growing pains. Jaxson Clark from Bristol was originally given Calpol to deal with his achy legs, but a few days later he developed a swollen neck and returned to his doctor. Within hours he was rushed to hospital, where scans revealed … Read more Boy, 4, fights leukaemia after GP diagnosed aches as growing pains

Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher dies aged 81 after cancer battle

Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, one half of the legendary duo Siegfried & Roy, has died aged 81 in Las Vegas after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  Fischbacher’s sister, a nun who lives in Munich, first confirmed her brother died at his home in Las Vegas on Thursday, German news agency dpa reported.    Sister Dolore said she talked … Read more Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher dies aged 81 after cancer battle

Health: ‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by dietary changes uncovered in mouse study 

‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by removing amino acid found in meat, fish and eggs from patient’s diets is uncovered in mouse study Serine is a protein building block that cancer cells require in extra amounts Lowering levels of the amino acid thus has the potential to inhibit tumour growth Many cancer cells, however, a … Read more Health: ‘Tantalising’ new method of treating cancer by dietary changes uncovered in mouse study 

Grand Designs: Amateur builder whose wife has cancer spends £275,000 transforming ugly shed

An amateur builder whose wife is battling skin cancer spent £275,000 transforming an ugly abandoned shed at the bottom of her parents’ garden into a stunning contemporary home in just 18 months on Grand Designs.   Greg, from Kent, had recovered from a brain tumour when he met Georgie, who has had a brain tumour, thyroid … Read more Grand Designs: Amateur builder whose wife has cancer spends £275,000 transforming ugly shed

Common parasite spread by CATS and undercooked meat may increase risk of aggressive brain cancer

A common parasite spread by cats may increase your risk of developing brain cancer, scientists have warned. The parasite, called toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii), is usually spread to humans through contact with cat faeces, or by eating undercooked meat. Most people who become infected with the parasite are not aware of it, and will not … Read more Common parasite spread by CATS and undercooked meat may increase risk of aggressive brain cancer