Category Archives: Cancer research

Stress does not cause cancer. But when I’m unhappy, I get ill | Christina Patterson

We should listen to experts such as Cancer Research, but I’m the expert on my heart – and its connection with my health

What starts with an “o”, has an “s” in the middle, and ends with death? If you like crosswords and puzzles, you’ll love the posters that have been springing up around the country in the last few days. They’re like the billboards in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. But the culprit in this murder mystery is you.

Related: Millennials set to be the fattest generation of Britons, research shows

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We need to do more to close the gap in cancer outcomes | Sanchia Aranda

Money, cultural background and geographic location are crucial in determining survival rates

This week Cancer Council released new data forecasting cancer survival trends into the future. The statistics, outlining an expected 72% increase in the number of Australians living with cancer or in remission by the year 2040, were startling – but even more concerning are the trends that show the gap between the haves and have-nots when it comes to cancer survival.

The new report, released in the lead up to World Cancer Day, held on 4 February, show that when it comes to cancer, things just aren’t as equal as they should be.

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