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Jade Goody saved our lives – meet three women inspired to take smear test by late star

More than 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK each year, and almost 1,000 lose their lives to the killer disease – yet it is 99.8 per cent preventable with regular screening. Big Brother star Jade Goody’s death at 27 in 2009 led to a surge in women having smear tests. But… Read More »

AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer and anemia treatments meet goals in late-stage studies

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo (Reuters) – British drugmaker AstraZeneca on Thursday said its ovarian cancer and anemia treatments met their goals in three separate late stage trials. The positive results provide a shot in the arm for… Read More »