Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR

Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR Father-of-one Chris Smith, 35, had worn glasses since the age of 12Two years ago he began suffering from headaches and mood swingsHe was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour which he'd had for 20 yearsAfter surgery to remove the tumour he has 20:20 vision and Mr Smith has made a full recovery” class=”blkBorder” /> Amazing recovery: Chris Smith, who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain, allowing him more time with wife Samantha and baby Freddie, born in November 2012 A policeman who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain.

Stephanie Knight"s bucket list: The modest but heartbreaking final wishes of a woman dying from cancer

A trip to a spa, a day at the seaside and being a bride for a day: The modest but heartbreaking final wishes of the 21-year-old dying from cancer Stephanie Knight was diagnosed with a rare cancer when she was just 17Told her condition was terminal on New Year's Day 2012Has now drawn up a bucket list – including a having a hen do, being a bride for the day and number of wishes for her beloved friends and family but this time it failed to work.

Prostate cancer: Should YOU have the new test? Flaws in the usual test lead to needless ops that can wreck sex lives

Should YOU have the new test for prostate cancer Flaws in the usual test lead to needless ops that can wreck sex lives | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 16 October 2012 Prostate cancer claims the lives of more than 10,000 men in the UK every year yet, unlike breast cancer, there is no national screening programme for the disease.

Prostate Artery Embolisation: The tiny plastic beads that could revolutionise prostate surgery

The tiny plastic beads that could revolutionise prostate surgery – and end post-op impotence | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 Men facing prostate surgery could avoid post-operative impotence with a simple new treatment that uses microscopic plastic beads.

NHS refuses to fund treatment for a brain tumour that is making Angela Steel go deaf

A brain tumour is making me go deaf – so why does the NHS refuse to 'zap' it One woman's battle for pioneering treatment | UPDATED: 21:11 GMT, 14 July 2012 Anger: Angela Steel faces surgery after she was refused radiotherapy The surgeon was adamant – the MRI scan showed a tumour on Angela Steel’s brain and it had to be dealt with.

Breast cancer screening: Thousands of women undergoing needless mastectomies

For every life that is saved by breast cancer screening up to TEN women suffer 'unnecessary treatment' including breast removals 'We've exaggerated the benefits of screening and we've ignored the harm,' says expert | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 3 April 2012 Thousands of women are undergoing unnecessary treatment for breast cancer including chemotherapy and even breast removal following screening, researchers have found.

Morvern McDonald physio had a football-sized tumour

'I looked like I was five months pregnant': Physio who could not work out why she was putting on weight had football-sized tumour A physiotherapist who piled on so much weight her friends thought she was pregnant, was stunned to discover her bulging stomach was actually being caused by a tumour the size of a football.