We were told there was more chance of winning the lottery: Father and son develop different cancers at odds of 14m to one

'There was more chance of winning the lottery': Father and son both develop rare cancers at odds of 14m to one Father and son diagnosed with different forms of aggressive cancer four years apart Doctors say there is no link between the two conditions and the odds of both developing them were 14million to oneFamily are now backing new Stand up to Cancer campaign | UPDATED: 23:44 GMT, 15 October 2012 Andrew Wantling who has beaten a rare form of cancer and son James who has battled unrelated leukaemia for two years A family has been left devastated after both a father and son were diagnosed with different types of aggressive cancer at odds of 14 million to one.

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'There was more chance of winning the lottery': Father and son both develop rare cancers at odds of 14m to one Father and son diagnosed with different forms of aggressive cancer four years apart Doctors say there is no link between the two conditions and the odds of both developing them were 14million to oneFamily are now backing new Stand up to Cancer campaign | UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 15 October 2012 Andrew Wantling who has beaten a rare form of cancer and son James who has battled unrelated leukaemia for two years A family has been left devastated after both a father and son were diagnosed with different types of aggressive cancer at odds of 14 million to one.

It doesn’t count if… The cunning ways women kid themselves into cheating on their diet

It doesn’t count if… The cunning ways women kid themselves into cheating on their diet. Dieting is an uphill battle and there are countless ways that women trick themselves into believing that a cheeky chocolate treat will go unnoticed.

Myeloma: Caring grandfather who wrote "Keeping Your Sense of Tumour" book about his battle with cancer dies

Caring grandfather who laughed at terminal cancer by writing book 'Keeping Your Sense of Tumour' dies Mr Blackburn, was diagnosed with cancer of the bone marrow four years agoDecided to write a humorous book about his experiences Describes seeing in the New Year in a theatre 'though perhaps not the kind of theatre I would ideally have chosen' Added: 'You can only get away with joking about cancer if you actually have it yourself'Brave grandfather died on Saturday | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 27 September 2012 A librarian who vowed to laugh in the face of terminal cancer by writing a comedy book has lost his battle against the illness.

Men to live longer than women for the first time as they ditch bad habits

Men will soon live longer than women for the first time as they ditch their unhealthy lifestyles Boys born in 2000 will live to 87 – the same as girls Younger boys forecast to then outlive their female counterpartsAll due to a decline in heavy industry, fewer smokers and improved healthcare | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 22 April 2012 Men could be about to win the lifelong battle of the sexes – or at least draw even.

Kid"s won"t eat their greens? Stickers work better than "false" words of praise

Children won”t eat their greens Stickers work better than “false” words of praiseSmall rewards help change children”s attitudes to foodVerbal praise not effective as youngsters see it as “insincere” A study found youngsters who were offered small rewards were more inclined to eat vegetables If you”re fighting a losing battle trying to convince your children to gobble up their greens, a simple solution might be at hand. A study found that youngsters who were offered small rewards, such as stickers, for eating shunned foods were more inclined to change their attitude. However verbal praise didn”t work in the majority of cases, as researchers said parents” words might have seemed “insincere”.