Family's £500,000 appeal as toddler battles rare cancer for third time

Family's £500,000 appeal as toddler battles rare cancer for third time

The family of a toddler battling a rare cancer have launched an appeal to raise £500,000 for life-saving treatment as he fights the disease for a third time. Two-year-old Stanley Dalton was in remission from T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in February but his shocked parents…

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay

Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer and bypass surgery in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by blacks. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s career director, gave no other details about the prostate cancer in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared…

Warning after death of dad, aged 37, from cancer

Warning after death of dad, aged 37, from cancer

People are cautioned to make sure they keep their commitments after the death of a father of just 37, who led a healthy lifestyle and did not drink or smoke. Alan Birch, 37, died of oral cancer – and a dentist has now warned that…

NHS trying blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer

NHS trying blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer

A blood test that can potentially detect more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS, CEO Sir Simon Stevens has announced. The Galleri blood test, which can detect cancers at an early stage through a simple blood test, will be tested…

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