British woman becomes first in the world to have implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands

World first as British woman has implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands Implant is a pump designed to remove the dangerous build-up of fluid in the body that many cancers causeCancer patients need regular hospital visits to drain fluid off due to discomfort it causesBut new pump drains fluid from the abdomen into the bladder, where it is expelled in the urine By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:37 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 18 January 2013 A British cancer patient become the first in the world to benefit from a new implant that could transform treatment for thousands of people.

"My newborn baby saved my life": Mother recovers after doctors found cervical cancer during birth and gave her 18 months to live

'My newborn baby saved my life': Mother beats cervical cancer after doctors find tumour during birth and give her just 18 months to live Doctors would not have found tumour if Naomi Jacobs had not been pregnantShe was given room so baby Lily could be with her during treatmentSurvival rate for large cell neuroendocrine cancer just 20% | UPDATED: 15:20 GMT, 8 June 2012 When Naomi Jacobs gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, it should have been the happiest time of her life.

Bald men are "more at risk of developing prostate cancer"

Bald men are 'more at risk of developing prostate cancer' Researchers think there is connection to higher levels of testosterone, which can trigger the development of cancerous cells but also inhibit hair growth | UPDATED: 14:21 GMT, 29 May 2012 Bald men may be more at risk of developing prostate cancer, according to new research.

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 8 May 2012 A devastated husband has revealed how his wife is battling a brain tumour – just months after their daughter died from the same killer cancer.

Teen, 19, who thought her watery eye was caused by her make-up discovers it is CANCER

Teenager, 19, who thought her watery eye was caused by make-up discovers it is CANCER tumour behind her nose | UPDATED: 22:38 GMT, 1 May 2012 When Tasha Jilka began suffering from a watery left eye, she put the strange symptom down to her make-up or the seasonal weather.

Woman, 21, who was told she was infertile after battling cancer twice has “miracle” baby

Madeleine battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma twice in 18 monthsHas miracle baby with partner she met during chemotherapy …

Doctors warned to stop telling patients they have cancer over the phone after raft of complaints

How could they Doctors found to be telling patients they have cancer over the phone A patient may not have friends and family there with them if you give a diagnosis by phone, says cancer charity spokesman Doctors have been warned about telling patients the distressing news they have cancer over the phone.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: False thyroid cancer alarm for Argentina"s President

A false alarm for President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who had surgery for suspected thyroid cancer Argentina president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner There was good – and not so good – news for Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who had surgery for suspected thyroid cancer last week. Tests show she didn’t have cancer after all.