"Cinderella cancers" that doctors miss: Multiple visits to the GP needed for proper diagnosis

'Cinderella cancers' that doctors miss: Multiple visits to the GP needed for proper diagnosis Many patients with less common cancers are referred to a specialist for diagnosis only after three or more trips to their family doctor, a study has found.

Painful womb condition endometriosis linked to higher risk of ovarian cancer

Painful womb condition endometriosis linked to higher risk of ovarian cancer Women suffering from endometriosis three times more likely to develop the disease A painful womb condition affecting two million British women has been linked to a greater risk of ovarian cancer.

Malaria is twice as deadly as first thought after disease claims 1.2million lives in a year

Malaria is twice as deadly as first thought after disease claims 1.2million lives in a year U.S study found malaria death rate twice the number cited by World Health Organisation Malaria is killing almost twice as many people around the world than was previously thought, a study has shown.