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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 7

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 7

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 5

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 9

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 7

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 14

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 32

August 4, 2017 11:21 AM Fun day in Rowntree Park for OSCAR's

A CHILDREN'S fun day is being held in Rowntree Park on Monday in aid of OSCAR's Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity. The day will run from 10am until 5pm with a bouncy castle and other fun and games. The charity OSCAR’s (Ongoing Support, Care And Research into Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity), was set up to fight childhood brain tumours after nine-year-old 2

June 11, 2017 11:11 PM British boxing icon Errol Christie dies after lung cancer battle

BRITISH boxing legend Errol Christie has tragically passed away after a long battle with lung cancer. Former heavyweight champion Frank Bruno has led the tributes to the sporting star, who died aged 53. Mr Bruno took to Twitter to express his condolences, writing: “So sad to hear the news that the hugely talented Errol Christie has passed away. God bless 10

June 3, 2017 3:59 PM 'My heart is broken in two': Mother of six-year-old mascot Bradley Lowery reveals his cancer is spreading so quickly he has just weeks to live

The mother of a six-year-old boy whose brave battle against cancer has inspired millions has revealed her heartbreak as his condition has worsened. Gemma Lowery has revealed that her son Bradley has just weeks to live because his tumours have spread faster than expected. Terminally-ill Bradley was joined at his birthday party by his 'best friend' England 14