Breast Cancer

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About the Condition Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. In 2011, just under 50,000 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Men can also get breast cancer, although this is very rare, with only 1 in 100,000 men suffering from the disease. Breast cancer is most common in older women, with […]

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

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About the Condition Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, or ALL, occurs when the genetic material of cells in the bone marrow become damaged or changed, producing mutations that affect normal cell growth and division. The abnormal cells then replicate, causing cancer. If undetected, the cancer can spread beyond the bone marrow and move to other parts of […]

Bone Cancer

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About the Condition Bone cancer is incredibly rare, with only 600 cases diagnosed in the UK every year. Bone cancer occurs when the genetic material of cells in the bone become damaged or changed, producing mutations that affect normal cell growth and division. The abnormal cells then replicate, causing cancer. If undetected, the cancer can […]

Prostate Cancer

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About the Condition Prostate cancer develops in the prostate gland, and is the most common type of cancer in men, with around 40,000 men in the UK diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. This cancer occurs when the genetic material of cells in the prostate become damaged or changed, producing mutations that affect normal cell […]