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Smokers who drink alcohol 30 times more likely to get cancer

A major new study has shown that smokers who drink alcohol are 30 times more likely to get mouth or throat cancer than those who use tobacco or alcohol alone.  The review published by The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (Shaap) guide highlights links between alcohol consumption and cancer, and offers advice on reducing risks. Wesley […]

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GPs miss two out of three cancers

When dealing with serious illness such as cancer, a correct and timely diagnosis is essential to enable patients the best possible chance of survival. Yet a study of more than 135,000 patients by Cancer Research UK found that one in four patients face delays of more than three months, while lung cancer diagnoses (without a […]