Fiona Luscombe, 23, has double mastectomy after finding she has breast cancer gene that killed her mother and grandmother

Nursery worker, 23, with cancer gene has double mastectomy after disease killed mother and grandfather Fiona Luscombe, from Plymouth, feared she would also succumb to BRCA2 gene which increases risk of cancer 'I grew up with cancer and I just couldn't risk it' she said | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 28 November 2012 Aged just 23, beautiful and engaged to be married – Fiona Luscombe shouldn't have a care in the world.

Holly Pereira: Teenager with cystic fibrosis makes YouTube plea to find a life-saving organ donor

Is there anyone out there who will save my life YouTube transplant plea by Holly, 19 Holly has cystic fibrosis and has only 20 per cent lung function It would be amazing if more people signed up even if it's too late for me, says brave teenMarks growing trend of patients making heartfelt appeals for organs online | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 19 September 2012 Hoping: Holly Pereira, who desperately needs a lung donor, has made a YouTube plea for more people to sign the national organ donor register When most young people place a video on YouTube, the aim is to share a cherished moment or favourite song.

Queen’s corgi which appeared with her in James Bond Olympics Opening Ceremony film dies aged 13

Queen”s corgi which appeared with her in James Bond Olympics Opening Ceremony film dies aged 13Monty was watched by millions in his performance as part of the James Bond scene in the Olympics opening ceremony filmHe was named after Monty Roberts, the subject of a horse whisperer programme, who advises the Queen on horses and dogsThe Queen has two remaining corgis, who also appeared in the film: Willow and Holly

Grant Museum of Zoology: A jar of moles, half a chimpanzee’s head and the skeleton of a loris

A jar of moles, half a chimpanzee”s head and the skeleton of a loris: Inside the incredible Grant Museum of Zoology where tens of thousands of animals and insects are preserved . A chimpanzee”s head chopped in half, a glass jar of tiny moles and a small aardvark curled up as if it is just sleeping are just a few of the 67,000 specimens preserved in fluid display at a London museum.

Mo Farah running away from things: Olympic hero escaping from zombies and Batman

It”s Mo running away from things! Fun pictures show Olympic hero Farah escaping from zombies, Batman and thousands of runaway brides. The disbelieving expression on the face of Mo Farah as he won the men”s 5,000m final to claim his second Olympic gold medal has become one of the iconic images of the 2012 Games.

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study Link may be sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumoursStudy is the first to identify genetic variants linking breast size with cancer | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 4 July 2012 Scientists said the link between breast size and cancer could be down to the sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumours Women with larger breasts are more likely to develop breast cancer, say scientists.

Twins who were diagnosed with cancer within a week of each other are both given the all clear

Double joy as twins diagnosed with cancer within a week of each other are both given the all clear They kept smiling throughout their difficult treatment, reveals fatherTwins were diagnosed with cancer within days of eachother Child has just a 10% chance of developing leukaemia at some point if their identical twin has it | UPDATED: 11:10 GMT, 28 June 2012 Identical twin sisters Megan and Grace Garwood are celebrating together after both winning the battle against leukaemia.

Miracle twins born 15 weeks premature survive being born with combined weight of just three and a half pounds

Miracle twins born red raw 15 WEEKS premature go home fit and healthy after being treated in six different hospitalsTwin boys George and Harrison both now nearly weigh 8lbs They have finally gone home five months after their births | UPDATED: 11:09 GMT, 22 May 2012 Twin boys who were born with a combined weight of less than three-and-a-half pounds have defied the odds to survive thanks to modern medicine.