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A new study has highlighted the cancer-beating benefits of older age fitness

Fitness 'boosts cancer survival chances'

Older men have been told that regular exercise can help them improve their chances of surviving cancer.

A new blood test could boost prostate cancer treatments

Blood test hope for cancer patients

Scientists say a new blood test could be used to fight prostate cancer on two fronts.

A charity has raised concerns over UK cancer survival rates

Warning over cancer survival rates

The UK is 10 years behind other countries in the European Union when it comes to cancer survival rates, according to a charity.

Specialist travel insurance is available to bowel cancer patients

Bowel cancer breakthrough hailed

Improved treatment for bowel cancer could be in sight after scientists found a link between the genetic changes in tumours and the responses they trigger in the body's immune system.

A charity has called for more support for people living with prostate cancer

Call for prostate cancer support

More support is needed for the 30,000 men who are living with terminal prostate cancer in the UK, a new report says.

Obese women are more likely to suffer from certain cancers, data shows

Cancer warning for obese women

Women who are obese are significantly more likely to suffer from some forms of cancer than those of normal weight, a charity says.

The programme aims to prevent Type 2 diabetes

Campaign to tackle Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be prevented, and health leaders are aiming to do just that with a new campaign.

Opinion is divided on the risks posed by red meat

Avoiding red meat 'cuts bowel cancer risk'

The risk of developing bowel cancer can be slashed by avoiding meat, new research suggests.

More young people are suffering from diabetes, data suggests

Rising number of youngsters 'now diabetic'

A rising number of children and young people are suffering from diabetes, according to a new report.