Tag: lung cancer
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began. The figure for 2012 represents a rise from 14,000 in 1993, according to the data compiled by Cancer Research UK. It means the rate of lung cancer in the female population has risen by […]
Posted: July 30th, 2015 under Cancer, Health Direct, Healthcare, NHS Deaths, postcode lottery, Preventable Crisis, Uncategorized, Wellbeing.
Tags: Cancer, cancer drugs, cancer survival, Health Direct, lung cancer, NHS Deaths, preventable crisis, smokers
The number of children with symptoms of asthma who have been admitted to hospital has fallen since the ban on smoking in public places came into effect.Research shows there was a 12.3% fall in admissions in the first year after the law came into place in July 2007, and these have continued to drop in […]
Posted: January 21st, 2013 under Accident & Emergencies, Doctors, Health Direct, Preventable Crisis, smokers, Uncategorized.
Tags: Accident and Emergency, Conservatives, Health Professionals, lung cancer, preventable crisis, smokers, smoking ban
Smoking soon after getting up in the morning is more likely to increase the risk of cancer than those who light up later in the day. A study of 7,610 smokers, published in the journal Cancer, said the effect was independent of other smoking habits. Smoking in the first 30 minutes after waking nearly doubled […]
Posted: August 10th, 2011 under Cancer, Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, NHS Deaths, Preventable Crisis, Uncategorized.
Tags: Cancer, cancer survival, Doctors, Health Professionals, lung cancer, NHS Deaths, preventable crisis