The mother and daughter who were diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day

The mother and daughter who were diagnosed with breast cancer on the SAME DAY Karen Williams and Diane Leach also had surgery on the same dayWere both diagnosed in February last year and are now recovering Having a mother who had breast cancer doubles a woman's risk By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 10:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 Karen Williams and her mother, Diane Leach, were both diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day A mother and daughter are recovering after both were diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day.

Couple who lost son to rare brain cancer celebrate birth of baby "designed" to be free of the disease

Couple who lost son to rare brain cancer celebrate birth of baby 'designed' to be free of the disease | UPDATED: 01:30 GMT, 8 October 2012 A couple who lost their son to a rare brain cancer have welcomed the arrival of a 'designer' baby after having treatment to stop him inheriting the deadly disease like his brother.

Mammograms may boost breast cancer risk in women with faulty gene

Mammograms may boost breast cancer risk in women with faulty gene Radiation from mammograms may be harmful to women with mutation that makes them vulnerable to breast cancer'We believe countries who use mammograms in women under 30 should reconsider their guidelines', say experts | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 7 September 2012 Mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer might actually raise the chances of developing it in some young women, a study suggests.

Men have a biological clock, too: Landmark study warns potential dads not to put off fatherhood as they are responsible for majority of faulty genes

Want to delay fatherhood Freeze sperm in your 30s potential dads are told as research reveals older men pass on faulty genes40-year-old father two-and-half times more likely to pass on damaging mutations than 20-year-oldGenes linked to autism and schizophreniaExperts advise ageing men to freeze their sperm | UPDATED: 01:35 GMT, 23 August 2012 The march of time: Researchers have found that older fathers pass down the majority of the faulty genes linked to conditions such as schizophrenia (file picture posed by models) Men delaying fatherhood have been told to consider freezing their sperm after a study showed they also have a rapidly ticking biological clock.

Pip breast implants DON"T cause cancer – but they are up to SIX TIMES as likely to rupture

Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are up to SIX TIMES as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 18 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands – but do not cause cancer.

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.

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others Officials logged 760 'serious untoward incidents' last year in the NHSMore than 4,000 needed further treatment after doctors gave them accidental injury 310,000 paid out to people who found out that surgeons operated on the wrong part of their body | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 30 March 2012 A terrifying catalogue of people have been left injured, maimed and poisoned by negligent medics, new NHS figures reveal.

Cosmetic surgery insurance could be introduced in wake of breast implants scandal

Cosmetic surgery firms may be forced to fund insurance scheme in wake of breast implants scandal… but will cost be passed on to patients Government review considering cosmetic insurance that would work like travel agents' Abta schemeFears cosmetic surgery companies will pass costs on to patients, leading to a spike in the price of treatments An insurance scheme for cosmetic surgery patients could be introduced in the wake of the breast implant scandal. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, who is leading a government review into the risks from faulty breast implants said the scheme would protect consumers

Insure your breasts! Government to recommend cosmetic surgery cover in implants scandal report

Cosmetic surgery firms may be forced to fund insurance scheme in wake of breast implants scandal… but will cost be passed on to patients Government review considering cosmetic insurance that would work like travel agents' Abta schemeFears cosmetic surgery companies will pass costs on to patients, leading to a spike in the price of treatments An insurance scheme for cosmetic surgery patients could be introduced in the wake of the breast implant scandal.