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‘My sister died of lung cancer but never smoked’

In December my younger sister Sarah died of lung cancer, two years after first being diagnosed. She had led an admirably healthy life, didn’t drink and had never smoked. The disease seemed to come out of nowhere, shattering the life of

Major studies find possible phone-cancer link, but no cause for alarm

Two comprehensive studies into putative links between mobile phone radiation and cancer, conducted by United States National Toxicology Program (NTP), have found an increased incidence of a range of cancers in rats and mice. The findings do not, however, mean you should

Hispanic women more likely to die after breast cancer diagnosis

Diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer at age 32, Karol Contreras was already scared and unsettled. The thought of discussing her condition and treatment with doctors only added to her anxiety. Contreras grew up in Honduras; her English is limited. An acquaintance