Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer "have genetic link"

Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer 'have genetic link'Scientists find gene FTO may have role in obesity and skin cancerStudy looked at DNA of 73,000 patients including 13,000 with skin cancerPreviously though illness was mainly caused by sunbathing and sunbeds By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:14 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:45 GMT, 4 March 2013 A link between obesity and the deadliest form of skin cancer has been uncovered by scientists.

Squeezing breasts "could stop growth of cancer cells"

Squeezing breasts 'could stop growth of cancer cells' Experts found physical force can play a role in the growth – and reversion – of cancer cellsSquashing malignant cells made them grow in a more normal and organised wayResearch could help experts track down molecules that could be targeted for therapies | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 17 December 2012 A little squeeze may be all that it takes to prevent malignant breast cells triggering cancer, research has shown.

Mother of girl with deadly brain tumour desperate to raise funds for revolutionary cancer treatment in the US

Mother's battle to raise £250,000 so her daughter, 3, with deadly brain tumour can have pioneering treatment in the U.S Caoimhe Neeson has been diagnosed with a fast-growing brain tumourNeeds radiation to kill remaining cancer cells after surgery but the only type available in the UK could leave her mentally impairedMother Joe-Anne desperately trying to raise funds for specialist treatment in the US | UPDATED: 17:32 GMT, 12 October 2012 Caoimhe Neeson, 3, pictured with mother Joe-Anne, has been diagnosed with a fast-growing, malignant brain tumour A mother is desperately trying to raise £250,000 for an operation in the U.S.

R UV Ugly? Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds

R UV Ugly Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds Machine will be used to show shoppers the ageing effects and hidden damage caused by using sunbedsMalignant melanoma rates have more than tripled among people aged between 15 and 34 in the last three decades | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 10 October 2012 An ultraviolet skin scanner which highlights the risks of sunbed use is to visit shopping centres as part of a new campaign.

Skin cancer cases triple for the Seventies sun generation with 25 being diagnosed every day

Number of skin cancer cases triple for the Seventies ‘sun generation’ with 25 being diagnosed every day | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 23 July 2012 The number of over-50s being diagnosed with the deadliest form of skin cancer has trebled in 30 years.

Doctor who held his own "wake" after being diagnosed with terminal cancer beats disease after getting disused drug

Doctor who held his own 'wake' after being diagnosed with terminal cancer beats disease after taking disused drug Drug formed a hard tissue around the liver tumours which made them easier to remove | UPDATED: 15:37 GMT, 23 July 2012 A doctor who held his own 'wake' after being diagnosed with terminal cancer has revealed he beat the disease after taking a disused drug.