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Woman’s invasive cancer misdiagnosed by Dublin hospital

Alison McCormack was first referred to the breast clinic at St James’s Hospital in Dublin in September 2010 In 2010 – at just 35 years old – Dubliner Alison McCormack’s world was turned upside down when she noticed a lump in

What’s causing cancer in Waycross? Community still waiting for answers

Three years ago, the Waycross community became the focus of national attention; a number of childhood cancers were reported. Since then the community has been looking for answers. “I wish somebody would tell us something,” said Mayor John Knox. It is

Why women are bucking the decline in cancer

Adjusted for age, the overall incidence rate of all cancers for all Canadians is in decline, but when you focus on women alone, the incidence is still creeping upward, according to a 2017 report by the Canadian Cancer Society. For men, the