Post Tagged with: “cancer”

Vaping on the rise as cancer charity slams Marlboro maker

Vaping on the rise as cancer charity slams Marlboro maker

By Will Ford A HORSFORTH vape shop manager says “the big tobacco firms are playing catch-up” as the vaping business continues to boom. Philip Morris launched an anti-smoking ad earlier this week, with the headline ‘Hold My Light’, and said it was an important step in its aim to ultimately stop selling cigarettes. The Marlboro cigarette maker was promoting its […]

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Former Cancer Patient to Canoe Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Andrew Wellock and Andrew Lambert training at the canal in Kildwick

By Sam Brooksbank A cancer sufferer on two separate occasions is canoeing from Liverpool to Goole to raise money for the support charity that helped him and his family. Andrew Wellock, 55, from Briery Close, Ilkley and his friend Andrew Lambert will be canoeing from Liverpool to Goole along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the Aire and Calder navigation […]

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Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

By Leanne Simmons HEALTH EXPERTS are warning that women are putting themselves at greater risk of mouth, throat and breast cancer after a new study found they now drink as much booze as men.

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Horsforth schoolgirl’s pedal power set to raise thousands in memory of tragic cancer dad

Horsforth schoolgirl’s pedal power set to raise thousands in memory of tragic cancer dad

  By Daniel Owen A 10-YEAR-OLD girl is gearing up to cycle 127 miles from Leeds to Liverpool in memory of her dad, who died of cancer.

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Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Women in Leeds are being urged to be aware of breast cancer symptoms in a campaign launched today by Public Health England (PHE). Almost two-hundred women aged seventy and over in Leeds are diagnosed with breast cancer each year; last year more than five-hundred women in Yorkshire and the Humber died of breast cancer, according to PHE Leeds.

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Revolutionary robotic surgery sees three times as many cancer operations in Bradford since 2012

Revolutionary robotic surgery sees three times as many cancer operations in Bradford since 2012

By Anders Anglesey Surgeons will observe a pioneering robotic operation tomorrow that has helped sufferers of prostate cancer recover more quickly after surgery. The robot-assisted procedure allows surgeons to use finer instruments, in a more precise manner that causes less damage and blood loss to the body, which can lead to a speedier recovery for the patient. Bradford Teaching Hospitals’ […]

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Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

Yorkshire fundraiser determined to raise £250,000 before she dies

A doctor diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer has pledged to raise £250,000 for charity before she dies. Kate Granger, 32, from Wakefield, has a rare and aggressive form of sarcoma and has raised money for the Yorkshire Cancer Centre since learning she had the disease in August 2011. Sarcomas are tumours that are made from cancerous bone, fat, […]

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