Father, 50, diagnosed with breast cancer tells of struggle to convince friends disease was genuine Paul Caine found a lump in his left breast when he was in the shower He presumed it was just a cyst 'because I didn't think men got breast cancer'Is one of just 350 men in UK diagnosed with the disease every year By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:00 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:19 GMT, 21 January 2013 Paul Caine is one of just 350 men who are diagnosed with breast cancer every year When Paul Caine was diagnosed with breast cancer, he turned to his friends for support.
Girl, 5, given all clear for brain tumour after family funded U.S treatment denied by NHS, dies after cancer returns Ruby was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2009 and needed specialist radiation treatmentNHS refused to put her on project to send children to U.S for the treatment saying her survival chances were too lowParents raised 170,000 and she was given all clear in 2010 after treatmentCancer returned in 2011 and sadly further treatment could not eradicate the disease By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:43 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:44 GMT, 8 January 2013 A brave five-year-old girl who was given the all clear for a brain tumour after the NHS 'abandoned' her has died just months after the cancer returned.
Caring grandfather who laughed at terminal cancer by writing book 'Keeping Your Sense of Tumour' dies Mr Blackburn, was diagnosed with cancer of the bone marrow four years agoDecided to write a humorous book about his experiences Describes seeing in the New Year in a theatre 'though perhaps not the kind of theatre I would ideally have chosen' Added: 'You can only get away with joking about cancer if you actually have it yourself'Brave grandfather died on Saturday | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 27 September 2012 A librarian who vowed to laugh in the face of terminal cancer by writing a comedy book has lost his battle against the illness.
Schoolgirl diagnosed with eating disorder actually had two brain tumours that were making her sick every morningAbigail Lightbown was nine when she suffered dramatic weight loss and a continually upset stomachShe was given given acid reflux medication, but seven months later fainted She was rushed to hospital for an MRI scan and diagnosed with brain cancer | UPDATED: 09:46 GMT, 14 September 2012 When Abigail Lightbown suffered dramatic weight loss and was continually being sick, her parents feared she may have developed an eating disorder.
Boy with inoperable brain tumour uses automatic camera to act as his 'memory' SenseCam is hung around Jacob's neck and takes around 2,000 pictures a dayHe can then flick through them to trigger memories | UPDATED: 11:52 GMT, 27 June 2012 A boy with an inoperable brain tumour is using a special camera to help him remember what he's been up to each day.
The woman who says she is beating breast cancer thanks to low fat diet: Vicky is eating turmeric instead of taking powerful drug Miss Sewart's diet bans dairy and meat and contains frozen berries, vegetables and spices such as garlic, turmeric and gingerShe says turmeric 'makes cancer cells commit suicide'Worried about the side effects of cancer recovery drug Tamoxifen and chose to change her diet and exercise routines instead | UPDATED: 06:42 GMT, 25 June 2012 Vicky Sewart, pictured in her jewellery shop in Plymouth, opted to treat her condition with a health regime involving exercise and special foods A breast cancer patient refused to take powerful drugs she was offered to stop the disease returning – and chose to depend on a spicy low-fat diet instead.
Robot arm helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour – and with no scars | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 9 June 2012 No pain: Stephan Spiriak was home within a week of having the operation Pioneering robotic surgery is allowing doctors to remove cancer in the mouth without leaving a scar.
Prostate cases treble in 20 years: But as more are diagnosed with cancer, fewer men die Just 14,000 diagnosed two decades ago before a new screening programme started But scientists say better test needed to help detect prostate cancers that actually need treatingMen should get counselling about the uncertainties positive screening can raise, expert says | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 3 May 2012 More than 40,000 men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK every year, figures show.
A tot of brandy and a belly laugh – the quirky ways of coping with chemotherapy | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 1 May 2012 There are three short words that can transform your world for ever: ‘You have cancer.’ And when renowned portrait photographer Gemma Levine heard them, she felt poleaxed.
Brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours extends life by a year | UPDATED: 19:47 GMT, 17 April 2012 A new vaccine, made with a patient's own tumour, alongside standard treatment has been found to extend the life of brain cancer sufferers by up to a year A personalised brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours has been shown to extend life by more than a year.