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Cancer Research UK said that the number of older cancer patients could rise by 80% over the next two decades
 

Number of elderly cancer patients set to soar

22 June 2018 08:41

The number of older people diagnosed with cancer is set to increase dramatically over the next 20 years, according to experts.

How well doctors listened to patients and their ability to clearly explain treatments were most important

Relationship with GP most important to patients

Patients value their relationship with a GP more importantly than surgery opening times, according to new research.

 
Charity Pancreatic Cancer UK has called the figure 'unacceptable'.

Pancreatic cancer survival rates 'unacceptable'

Only 3% of patients with the most common type of pancreatic cancer are living more than five years after being diagnosed, new analysis has shown.

 
England fans are enjoying the atmosphere in Russia

England fans enjoying warm welcome in Russia

An England fan has urged supporters back home to head to Russia and experience the warm welcome he's been enjoying from locals.

The device will be able to detect mercury particles in water

New device detects dangerous waters

A new, low-cost portable device to help protect communities in Columbia from contaminated water has been developed by British engineers.

The Cathedral of Intercession of Theotokos on the Moat, popularly also called Saint Basil's Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox Church located on the red square in Moscow. Widely known monument of Russian architecture.

Moscow "buzzing" as football fans arrive

As we near the opening match of football's grandest celebration on Thursday, fans are beginning to arrive in enthusiastic droves in Moscow.

The tests are as accurate as those predicting a due date

Mothers being tested for premature birth risk

Scientists are trialling blood tests to find out the risk expecting mothers have of delivering prematurely.

Holidaymakers are urged to check rules on carrying medicines

Holidaymakers must check medicines before travelling, says FCO

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned holiday-goers that some commonly-prescribed medicines are "controlled drugs" in certain countries.

The new drug will be able to extend the life of those suffering from late-stage lung cancer

New lung cancer drug to be introduced to NHS

A new lung cancer drug which is said to stretch life expectancy by a year is being introduced to the NHS.

Pollen counts hit their highest level this week

Hay fever patients set to suffer as pollen count climbs this week

As pollen counts hit their highest level this week, hay fever sufferers are likely to suffer.

The Care Inspectorate has ordered Drummohr Nursing Home in Musselburgh, Scotland, to make urgent improvements

Care home demanded to make improvements amid "serious concerns"

Care home demanded to make improvements amid "serious concerns"

Suicide was the lead cause of death in men under the age of 50 in Scotland last year

New research looks at suicide risk in men

Academics have announced their plans to examine suicide risk in men, as well as the ways to reduce it.

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