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November 27, 2018 1:30 PM Edinburgh Zoo panda Yang Guang has testicles removed

Edinburgh Zoo's male giant panda has had both testicles removed after tumours were discovered by keepers. Yang Guang is said to be "recovering well" from the surgery, which took place on Saturday. He had arrived at Edinburgh Zoo in 2011 with female Tian Tian as part of a conservation breeding programme, which was halted earlier this year. The zoo said the tumours 30

September 6, 2018 7:00 AM Indee Rose Trust calls for better awareness and funding for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

PARENTS of children who lost their battle with cancer are calling for greater awareness and research as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is held around the country. According to Children with Cancer, which organises the awareness month, there are around 1,600 new cases of childhood cancer diagnosed every year in the UK in children aged up to 14-years-old 22

August 30, 2018 7:00 AM Golf day for Canvey's Indee Rose Trust raises £29,000 to help sick children

A CHARITY supporting children with brain and spinal tumours has raised an incredible £29,000 with a golf day. The Indee Rose Trust, based on Canvey, was set up in memory of island youngster Indee Rose who died in June 2009, after spending five months fighting an aggressive brain tumour. It is the fourth time the charity has held a golf day, this time taking 20

July 17, 2018 11:00 AM Ray of sunshine helps make ill Benfleet boy's dream a reality

A seriously ill boy from Benfleet was given the chance to meet his heroes on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Disneyland Paris. Eight-year-old Callum Axford and his sister Sophie, four, were surprised on his birthday by his parents Faye and Carl Axford, 36 and 35, with the trip. It was organised by Rays of Sunshine, a charity granting wishes for seriously 25

July 2, 2018 9:11 AM WHAT IS A MYOMA TUMOUR?

Myoma tumours, also known as fibroids, are non-cancerous growths on the cervix. They affect up to 80 per cent of women in the UK and US at some point in their lives. If large, they can bleed, become infected, interfere with urination or cause pain during sex. Bleeding from the vagina is the main symptom, which can lead to anaemia and fatigue. If myomas 23

June 5, 2018 1:10 AM Early chemotherapy can extend life for pancreatic cancer patients if given before surgery, research finds

Pancreatic cancer patients could live more than twice as long if given chemotherapy and radiation treatment before surgery. For those whose tumours were removed successfully, having chemotherapy and radiotherapy after surgery provided an extra 16.8 months of life. But those given the treatments before surgery lived for three and a half years, or 42.1 months 14

February 13, 2018 7:27 AM Cancer-fighting robots thinner than human hair are able to fight cancer by destroying tumours in the body

Robots one-thousandth the width of a human hair are now able to fight cancer by destroying tumours in the body. Scientists have built nano-robots from DNA sheets shaped into tubes and injected into the bloodstream. The tubes carry a blood-clotting enzyme, thrombin, and are painted with proteins which home in on a separate protein found only in tumour 31

January 31, 2018 4:58 PM Wanderers fans challenged to help SuperJosh charity

BOLTON Wanderers supporters are being asked to help children with brain tumours. Supporters of the Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity will be collecting ahead of the Wanderers’ clash with Bristol City at The Macron tomorrow. And they will be back out ahead of Bury FC’s game with Blackpool on Saturday — and are challenging fans of both clubs to raise 17

January 3, 2018 11:21 AM Women who eat just THREE rashers of bacon a week have a higher risk of developing breast cancer

Middle-aged women who eat just three rashers of bacon a week have a higher risk of developing breast cancer, a study has found. Post-menopausal women who eat just 9g of processed meat a day, the equivalent of two sausages a week, are a fifth more likely to contract the deadly disease, according to the University of Glasgow. It comes two years after the World 30

October 18, 2017 6:09 AM Ditch the sashimi and don't even THINK about eating tiramisu: Leading dietitian reveals the foods you should avoid during pregnancy

Most expectant mothers know to avoid raw eggs, sushi and alcohol during their pregnancy, but what other foods should you be giving a miss for nine months? According to leading Australian dietitian Melanie McGrice there are many foods that can harm mothers-to-be and their unborn babies. 'The most obvious food and beverages to avoid during pregnancy include 53