"Secret note with the opposite effect": the Kremlin was convinced that Putin is healthy, but no one believes in it anymore

Today, another piece of information about Putin’s illness has appeared in the Western press. The new version of the Russian dictator’s diagnosis sounds like “blood cancer”. This…

Another diagnosis of Putin has been declassified: an oligarch close to the dictator spoke about it

An oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin was secretly recorded as saying that Vladimir Putin was “severely ill with blood cancer,” but the man’s identity was…

Another diagnosis of Putin has been declassified: an oligarch close to the dictator spoke about it

An oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin was secretly recorded as saying that Vladimir Putin was “severely ill with blood cancer,” but the man’s identity was…

Cancer and Parkinson's disease: media write that Putin is preparing for surgery and has already appointed a successor

The topic of Putin’s health has recently been very often discussed in the media. President of the aggressor country Vladimir Putin needs surgical intervention and will soon…

Putin will have a serious operation: what is the dictator sick and to whom will he transfer power for a while

There has been a lot of insider information about Putin’s health lately. And now the British tabloid has shared rumors about the next fatal diagnoses of the…

Sajid Javid urges more men to take up bowel cancer screening after losing own father to disease

Sajid Javid has urged more men to take up bowel cancer screening after losing his own father to the disease. Mr Javid, the Health and Social Care…

How to trick yourself into eating better – and less

If that all sounds a little futuristic, however, there are other ways to fool yourself into eating better, and less. For example, placing meals on smaller plates…

‘I stopped working to care for my mother, Diana Rigg, before she died’

The pandemic has seen many of us deal with intense relationships like never before, as we’ve bubbled with our relatives and looked out for friends. And actress…

Cancer is now a public health emergency

Lancet Oncology has reported that a third of cancer patients in the UK are diagnosed in A&E where they present with acute symptoms associated with advanced disease…

Losing my dad was a hellish journey, but also in a way the greatest gift

In my early 20s, over the course of two years, I lost my dad to glioblastoma, an aggressive kind of brain cancer. It would be an impossible…

The status quo on NHS cancer care is no longer tenable

It is an uncomfortable fact for those who like to claim that the NHS is the envy of the world: Britain’s health outcomes are poor when compared…

New ‘killer’ cancer treatment stops one in three tumours from growing

A “killer” cancer treatment could stop one in three tumours growing, according to trials in those with some of the deadliest conditions. The immunotherapy drug, called AFM24,…

Britain among worst in the world at detecting cancer early

Britain is among the worst in the world at detecting cancer early, with more than a third of cases only diagnosed after visits to accident and emergency…

Britain’s cancer survival rates lag behind other Western countries – and we may never catch up

There is no evidence that Britain’s cancer care will catch up with that of other countries, MPs have warned, with fears an extra 340,000 people will suffer…

‘I first took up running to escape from an awful boss, but it’s become a kind of therapy’

In time, brisk walking became slow jogging, and within months Angela, from Northampton – who previously “couldn’t even run if I was being chased” – was hooked…

Want cheering up? These two cancer memoirs are surprisingly life-affirming

Last month, I sat on a train, listening to some medical students discuss their favourite hospital wards. There were jokes about urology, horror stories from A&E and…

Barrage of X-rays in unnecessary scans risks health of testicular cancer survivors

Testicular cancer survivors may be at added risk of their disease returning after surgery because of unnecessary follow up scans, according to research from Cancer Research UK. …

Does the cure for cancer lie in the gut?

Could a faecal transplant save your life? This is the new line of research being pursued by an increasing number of cancer specialists around the world, as…

‘Women don’t have it as good as men when it comes to healthcare’

Her job title might be long and bureaucratic-sounding, but Caulfield’s remit embraces fundamental aspects of living: better access to GPs; better access to NHS dentists through revamping…

‘Alarming’ slump in breast cancer screenings as thousands of diagnoses potentially missed

Breast cancer screenings fell by nearly 50 per cent during the pandemic with 7,000 fewer diagnoses, official data reveal. Almost one million fewer women aged 45 and…

How exercise transformed my experience of cancer

What’s more, the trials also found that exercise could reduce side effects from chemotherapy and even prevent cancer from spreading and returning, so boosting the chances of…

The new cancer hotline that could be the answer to the GP appointment crisis

The same evaluation after 12 weeks of running the helpline reassured them that the idea had worked: of the 100 calls, 22 patients had concerning red flag…

The maps that could hold the secret to curing cancer

“The lung cancer and smoking connection is very clear, so why in other cancers that have a strong link with tobacco are we seeing such surprising differences?”…

We must learn lessons from the cancer crisis

Even before the Covid inquiry, still due to get under way this spring, the extraordinary toll of lockdowns and other pandemic measures is becoming clear. As we…

On-the-spot cancer tests while you do the shopping in bid to boost detection rates

More than 100 centres will be opened over the next year, with plans to offer at least nine million scans and other checks, initially on an appointment…